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Affliction in Verse

One of my favorite Presbyterian stories that I often use when we celebrate one of our children reciting the catechism was told by B.B. Warfield, the great 19th  century Princeton theologian. You’ve heard it from me now more than once, but I needed an illustration, and since I couldn’t think of any except this one, you’re going to hear it from me again. Warfield tells the story of...

As you are sitting down, please take your Bibles and turn together to the letter of James, towards the end of the New Testament. It’s found on page 1011 if you are you using the pew Bible, 1011. We’ve been working our way through the book of James this summer and more properly, the first chapter of the book of James, and we’re in verses 17...

The Word Became Flesh

Well, it’s almost here!  For some of you the excitement is at fever pitch; for others of you you’re holding on until the day after.  There’s still a lot of cooking and a lot of preparation and in-laws are descending upon you and yet it’s almost here, with all the joys that it brings.  You’ve watched the piles of presents under the tree grow over the last few...

As you’re seated, if you would turn with me in your Bibles to Proverbs chapter 17.  It’s found on page 540 in your pew Bibles.  And we’re going to look at one proverb tonight - verse 22 of chapter 17.  It’s a proverb which contrasts a joyful heart and a crushed spirit.  We’re in a season of the year that is associated with thanksgiving and joy.  There’s time...

Zechariah Part 2: The Coming King

Now let me invite you please to turn in your Bibles to the prophecy of Zechariah, chapter 13.  Zechariah chapter 13.  We’ll read verses 7 through 9 together.  You’ll find it on page 799 in the church Bibles.  Before we do, let’s again bow our heads as we pray.

O Lord, You have the words of eternal life.  To whom else can we turn...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

January 23, 2011

“Temptation, Sin and Faith”

Luke 17:1-6

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 17 as we continue our way through the gospel of Luke together. If you take a glance at these first six verses in Luke 17, I want to remind you that as we've...

God's New Family: An Exposition of Ephesians

The Lord's Day Morning

October 16, 2005

Ephesians 2:8-10

“Saved From, By, For What?””

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Turn with me in your Bibles to the second chapter of Ephesians as we continue our study in this great book together. The last few weeks we've been looking at Ephesians chapter two, and in the very first verse we see Paul's diagnosis of all fallen humanity. That is,...

2 Timothy

The Lord's Day Morning

March 6, 2005
II Timothy 1:8-11
“Finding Grace in Prison”
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me, if you would, to II Timothy, chapter one. We continue in this series on the Pastoral Epistles that Dr. Duncan began some time ago, and just recently we've begun in II Timothy. We’ll be reading from verse 8 through to verse 11. Before we do...

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