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Resources on Perseverance

In 1968, at the Olympic Games in Mexico City, the final event was the marathon. There was an Ethiopian runner who had entered into the stadium. He was the first one to enter there and he finished the track and ran across the finish line and won the race. But about an hour behind him, there was a man by the name of John Stephen Akhwari of Tanzania...

Behold, A Throne

So far we’ve considered two of the common threats to the spiritual vitality of the church addressed in this part of the book of Revelation. In Ephesus, the church had lost its first love. It had entered a period of spiritual declination. It remained theologically orthodox; it was busy serving, but its love and its passion for Christ had been obscured and lost sight of and neglected. And...

Stories that Stick

There were only thirty-seven laps left. He was in the lead. His fuel light was on, and a caution flag was waving because a wreck had just happened. And yet he radioed back to the crew, “No, I think I can make it.” They warned him saying, “Your light’s on. It’s thirty-seven laps.” And he said, “No, I think I can make it.” And he was in the...

Better: A Study of the Christian Life in Hebrews

The Lord's Day Morning

March 10, 2013

Better

“Don't Stop Believing”

Hebrews 3:7-19

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Hebrews chapter 3. It's been three weeks since we've been in Hebrews together, so allow your eyes to look back to Hebrews 3:1-6. We’re going to be concentrating on verses 7 to 19 this morning,...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

June 17, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Good Report of Faith and Love”

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 3 as we continue our way through this the first letter of the apostle Paul. As you’re turning there to 1...

2 Timothy

The Lord's Day Morning

March 13, 2005

II Timothy 1:12-18

“Not Ashamed and Holding Fast”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. It's inspiring to think that Christians have been using those words for 900 years to express their praise to the Lord Jesus Christ, and that the words that we had the privilege to hear read and which we sung back to God have been used by believers...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Please turn in your Bibles to Colossians chapter three, where we continue our study in Paul's great letter. Throughout we have said that believers are complete in Christ, particularly as we look at chapter three, we see Paul applying the principle of the Lordship of Christ, the supremacy of Christ, the rule of Christ in a variety of our relationships: our personal piety and walk with God, our...

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