Douglas Douma

Sermon on Exodus 20:15-21 – “Loving Your Neighbor”

Sermon for Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 20:15-21 ESV] 15 “You shall not steal. 16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. 17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or …

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The Other BPC – Where are they now?

The impact of Bible Presbyterianism as a movement is greater than one might consider at first impression. While the Bible Presbyterian Church today is a but a small group of about 28 churches, there are churches in other denominations who share much of same history in their early years. These churches are principally those which …

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Sermon on Acts 4:1-12 – “No Other Name in History”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, September 26th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 4:1-12 ESV] 1 And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, 2 greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in …

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Sermon on Exodus 20:14 – “Covenant Faithfulness”

Sermon for Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 20:22-26 ESV] 22 And the LORD said to Moses, “Thus you shall say to the people of Israel: ‘You have seen for yourselves that I have talked with you from heaven. 23 You shall not make gods …

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Sermon on Exodus 20:12 – “Teachings of the Fifth Commandment”

Sermon for Sunday, September 12th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 20:12 ESV] 12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. New Testament reading: [Eph 6:1-9 ESV] 1 Children, obey your parents …

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John Witherspoon and the Connecting of American Presbyterians

John Witherspoon and the Connecting of American Presbyterians Speech given at the 84th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church meeting in Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 9, 2021. by Rev. Douglas J. Douma [Introductory Remarks: On the theme of connectivity at the level of the general assembly (or synod in the case of the BPC), …

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Sermon on Exodus 18:1-27 – “A Fruitful Family Reunion”

Old Testament reading: [Exo 18:1-27 ESV] 1 Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel his people, how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt. 2 Now Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, had taken Zipporah, Moses’ wife, after he had sent her home, 3 along …

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Sermon on Exodus 17:8-16 – “On the Undefeated Team”

Sermon for Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 17:1-7 ESV] 1 All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the LORD, and camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for …

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Sermon on Exodus 16:1-36 – “Complaining and Contentment”

Sermon for Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 15:22-27 ESV] 22 Then Moses made Israel set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They went three days in the wilderness and found no water. 23 When they came to …

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Sermon on Acts 2:14-47 – “Peter’s Sermon at Pentecost”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, June 27th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 2:14-47 ESV] 14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them: “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words. …

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Sermon on Servanthood

Sermon for Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Job 1:6-12 ESV] 6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them. 7 The LORD said to Satan, “From where have you come?” …

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