Douglas Douma

Sermon on 2 Chronicles 35:20-27 – “Theology of Funerals”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, February 18th, 2024 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text [2Ch 35:20-27 ESV] 20 After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Neco king of Egypt went up to fight at Carchemish on the Euphrates, and Josiah went out to meet him. 21 But he sent envoys […]

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Sermon on Hebrews 13:4 – “Attending Weddings”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, February 11th, 2024 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text Hebrews 13:4a – “Let Marriage be held in honor among all.”   Introduction   This is another sermon in a series on “Living in these times.” So I’ll be looking at particular issues that we must deal with

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Sermon on 1 Samuel 13:16 – 14:23 – “Nothing Can Hinder the Lord”

Sermon for Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC)   Old Testament reading: [1Sa 13:16-23 ESV] 16 And Saul and Jonathan his son and the people who were present with them stayed in Geba of Benjamin, but the Philistines encamped in Michmash. 17 And raiders came out of the camp

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Review of “The Presbyterian Church USA, No More Decline ~ Rise and Shine”

The Presbyterian Church USA, No More Decline ~ Rise and Shine, by Reverend Cam McConnell, 2021, 104 pp. In this short volume retired PCUSA minister Cam McConnell identifies various causes of his denomination’s long fifty-year decline and gives suggestions on ways forward that he hopes will bring renewal. You have to commend a man who

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Sermon on Acts 28:1-10 – “God’s Provisions”

Sermon on Acts 28:1-10 – “God’s Provisions”   Sermon for Sunday Evening, January 21st, 2024 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text [Act 28:1-10 ESV] 1 After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta. 2 The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled

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