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T HE R EV . D R . G RAHAM G ILMER
G RAHAM G ILMER M EMORIAL
B IBLE C ONFERENCE
Main St. Rivermont Ave Boonsboro Rd.
(1888—1976)

April 24, 25, 26, 2005


501 N
James River
The Rev. Dr. Graham Gilmer was Pastor of 29 N
Rivermont EPC

Rivermont Presbyterian Church from 1923


2424 Rivermont Ave.

to 1953. During his long term of ministry at “D ELIVER US

Lynchburg, Virginia 24503


2424 Rivermont Avenue
Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Rivermont, he enthusiastically organized
and promoted Bible Conferences as a means
to stimulate the on-going spiritual F ROM E VIL ”
development of the congregation. Those
conferences ministered not only to the
Rivermont congregation, but also to the
larger Lynchburg community.
Rivermont's annual Graham Gilmer Memorial
Bible Conference was inaugurated in 1979.
We have been richly blessed and edified
during the past twenty years by the
exposition of God's Word by many gifted
teachers, as Rivermont has carried on the
Bible Conference tradition established by
Dr. Gilmer.
As we gather for this year's conference, we Speaker: Dr. Derek Thomas
are again reminded of Dr. Gilmer's life,
dedicated to the scriptural plea, “Continue in “Lead us not into temptation, but
what you have learned and have become deliver us from evil.”
convinced of, because you know those from whom
you learned it, and how from infancy you have Matthew 6:13
known the holy Scriptures, which are able to Presented By
make you wise for salvation through faith in
Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is Rivermont Evangelical
useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and Presbyterian Church
training in righteousness, so that the man of God 2424 Rivermont Avenue
may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” Lynchburg, VA 24503
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER CONFERENCE SCHEDULE BOOK TABLE,
The speaker at this year’s Graham Gilmer Dr. Derek Thomas speaks at all events TAPES, & CD S
Memorial Bible Conference is Dr. Derek
Sunday Morning April 24 A number of Derek Thomas’s books, as
Thomas, the John E. Richards Professor of
Systematic and Practical Theology at Reformed 8:30 & 11:00 AM Morning Worship well as other books related to the
Theological Seminary (RTS) in Jackson, Lesson I: “The Temptation in conference theme, will be available for
Mississippi. Originally from Wales, Dr. Thomas the Garden” (Gen 3) purchase at the book table in the Cheatham
is a 1978 graduate of RTS, and subsequently Reception Center during the conference.
Sunday Evening April 24
earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wales. Audiotapes and CDs of all of Dr. Thomas’s
6:30 - 7:30 PM Evening Worship
Dr. Thomas returned to the USA in 1996 to talks will be available for purchase. You may
teach at RTS. He also serves as the Minister of Lesson II: “The Assault on
use the form below to order CDs or tapes
Teaching at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson. Christ” (Luke 4)
for $3.00 each.
Derek Thomas has authored or edited 15 books, Monday Evening April 25
including Calvin’s Teaching on Job: Proclaiming 7:00 - 8:00 PM Lesson III: “Put on the Whole
the Incomprehensible God; Making the Most of Armor of God” (Ephesians 6)
ORDER FORM
Your Devotional Life, based on the Ascent
Tuesday Evening April 26
Psalms; and Praying the Savior’s Way, based on To request an audiotape or CD please fill
the Lord’s Prayer. 7:00 - 8:00 PM Lesson IV: “The Morphology of
Temptation” (James 1) out this form and return to the church office
Dr. Thomas has contributed commentaries to a or deposit during the conference in the
Nursery for children through age four provided at all events.
variety of series, including Let’s Study Revelation designated drop box. Please be sure to
(Banner of Truth) and Let’s Study Galatians CONFERENCE THEME include your payment of $3.00 each.
(Banner of Truth; God Delivers: Isaiah Simply
Explained (Evangelical Press), The Storm Breaks: This year’s conference theme, “Deliver Us from Name: ________________________
Job Simply Explained (Evangelical Press), and God Evil,” examines what the Bible teaches about Address: _______________________
Strengthens: Ezekiel Simply Explained (Evangelical the Christian’s ongoing battle against evil and ______________________________
Press). He also co-edited Give Praise to God: A “the Evil One.” Dr. Thomas’s talks will
Vision for Reforming Worship (P&R). address the reality of evil, the reality of Satan, Phone: _________________________
Derek Thomas also serves as the Editorial and the reality of temptation, as well as God’s I would like a  Tape or  CD of the
Director of The Alliance of Confessing provision for His people, which enables us to following lesson(s):
Evangelicals and as editor of its “ezine”, resist and overcome the temptations we all
Quantity Lesson
Reformation 21. He has been married to his wife, face today. The conference is meant to help ___ Lesson I: “The Temptation in the Garden”
Rosemary, for almost 30 years. They have two us, as 21st-century Christians, to understand ___ Lesson II: “The Assault on Christ”
adult children, Ellen and Owen. the source and nature of temptation, and also ___ Lesson III: “Put on the Whole Armor of God”
to equip us to “fight the good fight” more ___ Lesson IV: “The Morphology of Temptation”
effectively.