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Rewire

When we were first married, my wife, Sheena, worked as a community nurse in a town called Airdrie between Glasgow and Edinburgh in central Scotland. And her job took her oftentimes into the homes of some quite poor families, usually to check up on newborn babies and their mothers. And one of the things that the practice she worked at would sometimes have to deal with was what...

God Reigns

One of the things I have enjoyed about life here in Mississippi is learning its cultural rhythms. I’m not speaking about the music of our state so much as the rhythms of our people, the life of our culture, the ebb and flow of our calendar. And there are different factors that shape those rhythms, aren’t there? So for example, football season has just begun and with it...

How to Live in the Last Days

As you’re being seated, please turn with me in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. We’ll be studying chapter 4, verses 1 through 8, of 1 Thessalonians this evening, and that’s found on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. Before we read this together, let’s pray and ask the Lord’s blessing.

Our great God, Father, Son, and...

Philemon

If you would, please take a copy of God’s holy Word in your hands.  You’ll find pew Bibles in the pockets in the pews in front of you if you don’t have a Bible with you.  Turn with me to Paul’s letter to Philemon, just before Hebrews, right after Titus, on page 1000 in the church Bibles.  Before we read it together, let’s go to God in prayer. ...

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...

Colossians: The Preeminence of Christ

Good evening.  It’s my pleasure to bring God’s Word this evening.  Today we are going to be in Colossians 3 so if you have your Bibles would you turn with me there?  To Colossians 3 - and we’re going to look at verses 1 through 11 as we continue our study.  Now before we read God’s Word let’s go to Him in prayer.

Our...

Colossians: The Preeminence of Christ

I’m glad everyone found us here tonight.  If you need a Bible, we have Bibles available over here, so feel free in the beginning here to slip up and grab some so you can follow along. We’re continuing our series on Paul’s letter to the church at Colossae. “Colossians - The Preeminence of Christ.”  That’s what we’re calling this Fall, midweek series.  And Paul, throughout this letter, is...

Colossians: The Preeminence of Christ

Well good evening.  Good to be with you all here once again tonight.  If you have your Bibles handy, turn with me to Colossians chapter 1; Colossians chapter 1.  It’s also printed there for you on the back of your prayer bulletin.  We’ll be looking at verses 9 through 14 tonight.  So let’s read this section of God’s Word and before we do so let’s pray together and...

Side By Side: Gospel Partnership in Philippians

Now let me invite you to take your copies of God’s holy Word in your hands and turn with me to Paul’s letter to the Philippians, chapter 3.  We are going to read from verse 8 through verse 1 of chapter 4 and you’ll find that on page 981 in the church Bibles.  Before we read together, let’s bow our heads as we turn to the Lord for...

Zechariah Part 2: The Coming King

Amen. Please be seated. Now if you would, take your copies of God’s Word in your hands and turn with me, once again, to the prophecy of Zechariah chapter 12 reading from the first verse. You’ll find that on page 798 if you’re reading along with us in the church Bibles. Zechariah chapter 12. Before we read God’s Word let’s turn with him together for his assistance as...

Zechariah Part 2: The Coming King

Amen. Please be seated. Now if you would, take your copies of God’s Word in your hands and turn with me to the prophecy of Zechariah chapter 10. We will read the second half of the chapter from verse six through verse twelve. You’ll find that on page 798. Before we read, let’s bow our heads and pray.

Lord, like the disciples responding to...

Side By Side: Gospel Partnership in Philippians

Now let me invite you to take your copies of God’s Word in your hands, and turn with me to the letter to the letter of the Philippians, please, chapter one. If you’re using one of the church Bible’s, you’ll find that on page nine hundred and eighty.  Our attention will be on the words of verses 9-11.  We’re going to read some of the context.  We’ll read...

Let’s go together to the Lord in prayer.

Father, open our hearts now to Your Word and would what You say be uppermost in our hearts and our minds.  May we hear from You; may we hear Your voice and Your Word. Feed our souls, O Good Shepherd of the sheep.  We make our prayer in Jesus’ name and for His sake.  Amen.

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Pslam 119 Not By Bread Alone

The Lord's Day Evening

 

March 24, 2013

 

Not by Bread Alone

“Back to the First Truths”

Psalm 119:73-80

 

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

 

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 119. We’re looking at the tenth section of this psalm. Each of the eight...

Pslam 119 Not By Bread Alone

The Lord's Day Evening

January 13, 2013

“Not By Bread Alone — How Do You Keep Your Way Pure?”

Psalm 119:9-16

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd ask you to turn again to Psalm 119. Last Lord's Day Evening we began our journey through Psalm 119 in a series we're calling, “Not By Bread Alone,” that...

James

James 2:1-13 Favoritism: A Contradiction of Christian Living

Amen! If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to James chapter two as we continue to work our way through this great book together. We have looked at the first chapter together now, and it has become apparent to us that there are two grand themes that are being dealt with, two great topics that...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

Genesis 32:24-32 A Stormy Walk — Clinging to God

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis, chapter 32 as we continue our study in the life of Jacob. As we have worked through Genesis 30 and 31 and the first part of Genesis 32 we have said over and over that God is teaching Jacob to trust Him...

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