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Not a typical message, not a typical passage you’d expect to be read at a Missions Conference. I was teaching a Bible study for a group of men and there were several non-Christians in that group and after we read the passage one of these non-Christian men said – one of the reasons I like studying the Bible with non-Christians, they tell you the things we don’t dare...

Ravi Zacharias is a Christian apologist who comes from India. He tells a story from his homeland called, “The Wealth is Nearer Than You Realized!” It’s an old story from India and it goes like this. There was a wealthy merchant who went out on a trip and he took all of his most precious valuables with him, specifically a lot of jewels. So he’s out on this...

Extraordinary

Now please take a copy of God’s Word in your hands and turn with me in it to the book of Ruth, chapter 4; the book of Ruth, chapter 4. We’ll read from the thirteenth verse to the end of the chapter. Before we do that, let’s bow our heads as we pray. Let’s pray together.

Open our eyes, O Lord, that we might...

Now would you please turn with me in your copies of God’s Word to the book of Romans, chapter 15?  You’ll find it there on page 949 if you’re using one of the church Bibles.  Romans chapter 15.  We’re going to be reading from verse 8 through verse 13.  Before we do, let me pray first of all and then there will be a brief word by way...

Psalms Book 5

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Psalm 117. This very short psalm, one psalm removed from a very long psalm, is a jewel and quoted in the New Testament — quoted in the New Testament in a very, very important passage on a very, very important topic because it's succinctly explains something about the plan of God in history that...

Ezra

The Lord's Day Evening

April 20, 2008

Ezra 6:1-15

“Behold — The Temple!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me once again to the book of Ezra. We come this evening to chapter 6. The people of God have been in captivity in Babylon; 586-587 B.C. was a devastating year in the life...

Numbers

Wednesday Evening

May 2, 2007

Numbers 9:1-14

“Passover”

Dr. Ligon Duncan III

I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers, chapter nine. If you don't have your Bibles with you, I believe that the text of tonight's message is in the bulletin, and you can follow along there.

A couple of weeks ago we were in the longest chapter in the Bible (that is, if you don't...

To the End of the Earth

The Lord's Day Evening

April 29, 2007

Acts 18:1-17

To the Ends of the Earth

Do Not Be Afraid

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me to Acts, chapter eighteen…Acts 18, and we come this evening to a very important point in the missionary activity of the Apostle Paul, but also an important juncture in the spread of the gospel and the departure of Paul from the...

To the End of the Earth

Tuesday Evening

November 21, 2006

Acts 10:1-8; 23b-48

To the Ends of the Earth

All Change!

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now, if you have your Bibles turn with me to The Acts of the Apostles; and if you don't, on the back, I understand, of the bulletin this evening, a fairly lengthy reading from Acts 10. You remember that last week we were looking together at this...

To the End of the Earth

Wednesday Evening

November 15, 2006

Acts 10:9-23

To the Ends of the Earth Pork — the Other White Meat

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to The Acts of the Apostles, or The Acts of Jesus Christ, or even The Acts of the Holy Spirit. Turn with me to chapter ten, and we're going to read together verses 9-23.

Now I know that...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

April 23, 2006

Ephesians 4:17-24

“Walk Like a Gentile?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter four, as we continue our way through this great letter.

Jesus emphasized to His disciples that they were to be in this world, but not of it. He said to them on one occasion...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

November 27, 2005

Ephesians 3:1-6

“What is the Mystery of Christ?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter 3. Paul is about to return to prayer in this passage. We've seen throughout of study of this book how much of...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

August 14, 2005

Ephesians 1:13-14

“Assured by the Spirit of Promise”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Ephesians, chapter one, as we look again at this great prayer.

While we were looking at Ephesians 1:10 and 11 and 12 last week, we noticed the Apostle Paul praising God that God in His...

Leviticus

Wednesday Evening

June 8, 2005

Leviticus 19 Doing the Right Thing to Pagans and Strangers

J. Ligon Duncan

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Leviticus, chapter nineteen. This is one of the best-known chapters in the Book of Leviticus, in part because this is the chapter from which the New Testament gets the phrase “love your neighbor as yourself.” It's part...

Mark

Wednesday Evening
November 17, 2004
Mark 8:1-21
“No Bread”
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me, if you would, to the Gospel of Mark. We are in Mark, chapter eight, and we're going to read together in a moment from Mark 8:1-21. This is the story of the feeding of the four thousand.

Just a while ago, at least in the Gospel of Mark it was...

Mark

Wednesday Evening

October 27, 2004

Mark 7:24-30

“Eating with the Dogs!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to the Gospel of Mark, and we're in chapter seven. The Gospel of Mark, and chapter seven, and we pick up the reading this evening at verse twenty-four, and reading down to verse thirty.

Before we read the passage together, let's come before God in prayer.

Father, again...

Mark

The Lord's Day Evening June 20, 2004

Mark 6:1-13 “Early Mission Trips”

Dr. Derek Thomas

Now turn with me once again in the Gospel of Mark to chapter six, and we come this evening to verses one through thirteen. Before we read the passage together, let's come before God and ask His blessing.

Our Father in Heaven, this is Your word. You are the One that caused it...

Mark

Mark 5:1-20 Christus Victor Dr. Derek Thomas

We come this evening to what is, by any stretch of the imagination, a strange story indeed. It is recorded not just here in Mark's gospel, in chapter 5, and we're talking about verses 1-20, but it is also recorded in Matthew and it's also recorded for us in Luke. Before we read the passage together, let's once again come before...

Psalms Book 2

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 68, as we continue to work our way through the Second Book of the Psalms. Now Psalm 68 may well be a Psalm which dates from the procession of the Ark into Jerusalem in the days of the reign of King David when the Ark of the Lord was brought with great rejoicing into...

Psalms Book 2

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 67. We looked at this Psalm about two years ago at the time of the Missions Conference. You may not remember it but I do. The Missions Conference Committee had chosen the theme “Let the Nations Be Glad.” And they had done that in part based on John Piper's wonderful book called Let the...

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