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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...

From Eden to the New Heavens and Earth

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

March 3, 2010

The Reverend Mr. Billy Joseph

If you have your Bible turn with me to the book of, oh come on, y’all know what book we're going to — come on! Ezra, good. Somebody's been paying attention over here. Go to Ezra chapter 9 and go to verse 6. Let's pray before we begin.

Father, we come to Your Word now and...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

October 18, 2009

Luke 7:1-17

“God Has Visited His People”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 7 as we continue our way through the great gospel of Luke. In this passage, Luke is telling us two stories that are designed to help us and his original readers appreciate more fully...

Ezra

The Lord's Day Evening

June 1, 2008

Ezra 8:1-14

“More Names - Returnees”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me now if you would to the book of Ezra, chapter 8, and shortly we’ll be reading together the opening fourteen verses of Ezra 8.

A couple of weeks ago we made a transition from chapter...

Numbers

Wednesday Evening

February 13, 2008

Numbers 29:1-40

Numbers — With God in the Wilderness:

“The Offerings of the Seventh Month”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 29. We’re making our way closer and closer to the end of this great book, part of the Law of Moses, the first five books of the Bible. The...

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility, Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

The Lord's Day Morning

February 10, 2008

Philippians 2:12-13

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility,

Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

“Live Life in Light of the Humiliation and Exaltation of Christ”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Philippians 2, as we continue to work our way through...

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility, Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

The Lord's Day Morning

February 3, 2008

Philippians 2:9-11

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility,

Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

“The Exaltation of Christ”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Philippians 2. It has been our joy over the last number of weeks working through this letter...

To the End of the Earth

The Lord's Day Evening

First Presbyterian Church

February 4, 2007

Acts 13:13-52

To the Ends of the Earth Preaching Jesus!

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to The Acts of the Apostles…or “The Acts of the Holy Spirit,” or “The Acts of the Risen and Ascended Lord.” As we have seen, Christ, as it were, is marching from Jerusalem to Samaria to Judea,...

To the End of the Earth

The Lord's Day Evening

June 25, 2006

Acts 3:11-26

A New Testament Sermon on an Old Testament Text

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me, if you would, to the third chapter of Acts — The Acts of the Apostles, or The Acts of Jesus Christ, or perhaps even The Acts of the Holy Spirit.

And last Lord's Day evening we were looking together at the...

To the End of the Earth

The Lord's Day Evening

May 28, 2006

Acts 2:14-41

“The ‘This is That’ Sermon ”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to The Acts of the Apostles, and the second chapter, and I'm going to read from verse 14 through to verse 41, and before we do so, let's pray.

Our Father, we thank You again for the Scriptures that holy men of old wrote...

The Lord's Day Evening March 17th, 2004

Zechariah 1:7-17 Riders on the Storm

Dr. John Currid

It's good to be with you on the Lord's Sabbath Day, where we can come together to study His word. If you would open up your Bibles to the book of Zechariah, Zechariah 1:7-17. This evening we will be looking at the first...

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