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Now the traditional way of understanding this passage is that Jesus basically took them through a kind of a proof-texting of the Old Testament where He showed them the verses that prophesied about His coming. This approach to understanding the Bible this way is often called the crimson thread of Scripture. It comes from that story about Rahab, the harlot, who was to hang a crimson thread in...

This evening I’d like to think a bit, though I’m not a merchant, I’d like to think a bit about Christmas.  I know you don’t like to think about Christmas right now, but it’s upon us.  And pardon the expression, but I’d like to not see us belly-flop into Christmas.  You know how to belly-flop into Christmas?  All of a sudden Christmas Day is upon you and you...

Well good evening.  It’s good to be with you all tonight.  If you have your Bibles handy turn with me to Psalm 48.  It’s also printed on the back of your bulletin, I believe there, for you.  I love to get to sing the psalms together, especially when it works well with our text, so it’s always enjoyable to get to sing the text of Scripture that we’ll...

Gospel Pattern: Old Testament Stories & The Grace of God

You may be seated. If you have a Bible please turn with me to Genesis chapter 22. Tonight we are starting a new series. We’re going to take a little tour this summer through the Old Testament. Before we read, to introduce this series, just consider this with me.

A Tale of Superlatives

Something that I’ve noticed about myself, I’ve...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

November 20, 2011

“Father, Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit”

Luke 23:44-49

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 23 as we continue to make our way through the gospel of Luke. The last two times before this time we've been together we've been in a passage in...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

October 30, 2011

“Father, Forgive Them”

Luke 23:32-38

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 23 as we continue to work our way through Luke's gospel. We’ll be beginning in verse 32. As we do, this brief section describes the beginning of the crucifixion itself, and it's very interesting...

2 Samuel

The Lord's Day Evening

May 8, 2011

“Famous Last Words”

2 Samuel 23:1-7

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now we come tonight to chapter 23, 2 Samuel chapter 23, and what are recorded here as the last words of David. We’ll read together verses 1 to 7 of 2 Samuel chapter 23. As I've been saying, these final chapters contain a half dozen or so accounts,...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

November 14, 2010

Luke 13:31-35

“Jesus’ Compassion and Our Indifference”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 13 as we continue our way through this gospel. I want you to be on the lookout for three things as we read this passage from verses 31 to 35.

First, I want you...

2 Samuel

The Lord's Day Evening

October 10, 2010

2 Samuel 1-25

“Long Live the King!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel 5. And if you were listening carefully to Denny Terry's wonderful prayer earlier on you’ll have got some of the salient details of this chapter. We come finally to the point where David will be anointed king in the...

2 Samuel

The Lord's Day Evening

October 3, 2010

2 Samuel 4:1-12

“Murder Most Foul!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me to 2 Samuel chapter 4. 2 Samuel chapter 4 — we're going to read about Ish-bosheth, the only remaining son of Saul who's been put on the throne in the northern kingdom, but as we shall see, his reign is short lived.

Before we read the passage...

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