Look closely at Numbers and you will see a beautiful portrait of Jesus Christ! In Chapter 19, we read: Tell the people of Israel to bring you a red heifer without defect, in which there is no blemish, and on which a yoke has never come. And you shall give it to Eleazar the priest, … More A beautiful portrait of Jesus Christ
Here is a rather long quote from a sermon by J. Ligon Duncan III on 1 Timothy 5:1-15, “Caring For the Church” Now this is a strange passage, isn’t it? It doesn’t have the feel of I Timothy 1,2,3, and 4. The personal nature of Paul’s interaction with Timothy is for the moment set aside, … More Relate to one another as a family.
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III, of First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi: 1. There are some things that you don’t have to pray about. In answer to Balaam’s question, ‘Can I go and earn some big bucks from Balak by cursing Your people?’ God has said ‘No, you may not go with them, and no, you may … More Lessons from an ass
J. Ligon Duncan III on 1 Timothy 5:1-15, “Caring For the Church” Now this is a strange passage, isn’t it? It doesn’t have the feel of I Timothy 1,2,3, and 4. The personal nature of Paul’s interaction with Timothy is for the moment set aside, and now some specific practical directions for ministry in the … More Now this is a strange passage
J. Ligon Duncan helped me to read Exodus 27-29, our passage for today, with new appreciation for the detail. Now, the minutiae of this passage may lull a reader into thinking that nothing of great importance is being recorded; or, the minutiae may be so overwhelming to you that it tempts you to resort to … More J. Ligon Duncan: The sheer detail of this passage lets us know that the worship of God is important.