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The Gospel for the Rest of Us

As you’re being seated, if you would take your Bibles and open up to the book of James, we’re in James chapter 2 this evening. We’ll consider our study of this wonderful New Testament book over the coming months. You’ll find our passage on page 1012 if you’re using a pew Bible. James 2:8-13. If you’re visiting, again, we’re glad you’re here. Thanks for being here...

God Reigns

Over the last few weeks, in a variety of counseling situations with people of different ages and stages, coming with different problems and concerns, there’s been something of a common theme, one I’m sure will resonate with many if not all of us. Over and over again, people have expressed to me a struggle with the need to fit in, to find approval, to belong to the crowd...

God Reigns

I am not a fan of the theology of Pope John Paul II nor am I given really to quoting him, but he was right when he said that ours can justly be called “a culture of death.” Let me give you just a couple of examples to justify that statement, the first from the realm of entertainment. Film critic, Vincent Canby, writing for The New York Times back in...

God Reigns

If you would please, take a copy of God’s Word in your hands and turn with me in them to page 61; Exodus chapter 20. We are going to be thinking about the Ten Commandments. Israel has been rescued from Egyptian slavery; they have begun their journey through the wilderness towards the Promised Land. They have camped at the foot of Mount Sinai. We saw in...

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...

1 Timothy

The Lord's Day Morning June 27, 2004

I Timothy 1:6-11 “The Law in the Christian Life”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan

If you have your Bibles, I invite you to turn with me to I Timothy, chapter one, and we’ll be looking at verses six through eleven today. We’re continuing to work through this book, which is the first of the Pastoral Epistles. It's written by an apostle who...

Exodus

Exodus 20:17 #10 - No Coveting

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus 20:17. Today, we come to the tenth of the C. And, looking at the big picture from what we have seen already, we can tell that there is an upward, an outward - and we'll see today - an inward focus of these...

Exodus

Exodus 20:16 Commandment #9: No False Testimony

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus 20:16. We are continuing our study through the ten words this morning, the words that God spoke to Israel and wrote with His own finger. We are in the second table of the law, and over and over we have seen the lesson repeated...

Exodus

Exodus 20:15 Commandment #8 - No Theft

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus, chapter 20, and the 15th verse. I am so appreciative of the many folks who encouraged me in the wake of last Sunday's sermon on the seventh commandment. Many of you even asked that I continue the application this week. You don't know...

Exodus

Exodus Commandment # 7 — The Scarlet Letter

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus 20:14. We're continuing to work our way through the ten words, the ten commands, which are the summary of God's revelation of His moral law to the people of God in the Old Testament. They came from God 's own lips to His...

Exodus

Exodus 20:13 #6 - Do No Immoral Killing.

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to exodus chapter 20. We're continuing in our study of the ten words this morning. Those ten commands which are the summary expression of the moral law of God, spoken by God Himself to the people of Israel at Mt. Sinai. But once again we...

Exodus

Exodus 20:12 #5 — Honor Parental Authority

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus 20, as we continue to make our way through these ten words. These ten commands, spoken by God Himself directly to His people at Sinai, recorded by Moses in his five books of the law are given to us for our instruction, Paul said...

Exodus

Exodus 20:8 #4 - The Command (Blessing) We Love to Hate

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus chapter 20. We're continuing our study through the ten words which God spoke to Israel and which he gave to Moses, these ten commands. And we've come to the fourth command. It is the commandment we love to hate. Really...

Exodus

Exodus 20:7 #3 — Do Not Wrongly Take God's Name

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus chapter 20 and the 7th verse. For the last few weeks we have been looking at the Ten Commandments themselves. Before that we tried to give some sort of a context for the ten commands by looking at Exodus chapter...

Exodus

Exodus 20:4-6 #2 No Idols

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus chapter 20. For the last few weeks we have been studying in Exodus 19 and 20, giving background to the ten commandments. Last week we finally came to the first word, the first command, the first directive. We said a number of things about. We said...

Exodus

Exodus 20:3 #1 No God But God

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus chapter 20. Today we come to the first word of direction in the ten words, or Ten Commandments. We've spent a number of weeks in Exodus chapter 19 and in Exodus 20 verses 1 and 2, giving introduction to these ten words and now...

Exodus

Exodus 20:1-2 Grace Before Law

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus 20. Today we are beginning an exposition of what has been called in the English language for the last 500 years, the Ten Commandments. In the Hebrew Bible this section is known as the Ten Words or the Ten Pronouncements, but as begin to study them...

Romans

What Should We Think of the Law? Romans 7:7-12

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to take them and turn with me to Romans chapter 7. We begin a new section of this chapter and book today. Paul has been speaking about the implications of justification. We have outlined some of those. In Romans chapter 5, he reminds us that there is...

Romans

The Newness of the Spirit Romans 7:1-6

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Romans, chapter 7. We’ll begin in verse 1. We move today into a new chapter of Romans, but not yet into a new section. In Romans 7, the first six verses, from 1 to 6, Paul has one more point to make about our union...

Romans

Romans 3:19-20 The Law Can't Save You

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Romans, chapter 3, verse 19. The last time we were together we said that Paul was beginning his closing arguments. Ever since Romans, chapter 1, verse 18, we said Paul has been functioning like a prosecuting attorney, both for the Jews and for the Gentiles...

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