First Presbyterian Church, Dyersburg TN 

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First Presbyterian Church, Dyersburg, TN
Our Vision:
First Presbyterian Church is a community called to bring glory to the one true God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit - by worshiping Him, making disciples, and equipping Christians to present, in word and deed, the gospel of Jesus Christ to Dyersburg and to the world.

And the answer is......... Romans

Martin Luther on the Unsurpassed Value of This Letter

Martin Luther's massive impact in the 1500's for the return of the church to the Gospel was empowered by this letter. Here is what he said:

In this epistle we . . . find most abundantly the things that a Christian ought to know, namely, what is law, gospel, sin, punishment, grace, faith, righteousness, Christ, God, good works, love, hope, and the cross; and also how we are to conduct ourselves toward everyone, be he righteous or sinner, strong or weak, friend or foe-and even toward our own selves. Moreover, this all ably supported with Scripture and proved by St. Paul's own example and that of the prophets, so that one could not wish for anything more. Therefore it appears that he wanted in this one epistle to sum up briefly the whole Christian and evangelical doctrine, and to prepare an introduction to the entire Old Testament. For, without doubt whoever has this epistle well in his heart, has with him the light an power of the Old Testament. Therefore let every Christian be familiar with it and exercise himself in it continually. To this end may God give his grace. Amen. (Luther's Works, Vol. 35, 1960, p. 380)
He goes even further and says something that perhaps a few of you will follow:

The epistle is really the chief part of the New Testament, and is truly the purest gospel. It is worthy not only that every Christian should know it word for word, by heart, but also that he should occupy himself with it every day, as the daily bread of the soul. (Luther's Works, Vol. 35, 1960, p. 365)

Come study with us as we discover the answers to life's big questions. Join us as we go verse by verse through one of the most challenging books of the Bible..........Romans.
Every Sunday morning at 10:45 AM

You can also hear each week's sermon on the "sermons" page.

What does the Bible mean........

The Book of Numbers-

The Reformation study Bible says that Numbers has two themes—the gracious faithfulness and the sovereign power of Israel’s covenant God—are vital to the message of Numbers. The events of Numbers vividly portray the faithfulness of the covenant God despite the failures of an erring humanity. God directs His people as they prepare for their journey through the wilderness, comforts them in difficulties, deals with their fears and failures, and rebukes or punishes them when necessary.
This portrayal of God’s covenant faithfulness is in sharp contrast with the book’s repeated depiction of human faithlessness, the utter failure of humanity to meet God’s standards by its own strength. Human failures are clearly portrayed and contrasted with the wise measures of the ever-faithful covenant God. Even Moses, the greatest leader of all, sinned and was not permitted to enter the Promised Land, although he saw it from a distance (20:9–11 note; 27:12–14). This shows that even the best of persons are still sinners and are saved only through the merits of Christ—salvation comes only through the grace of God.

C​ome and meet with us at 6:00 PM on Sunday nights as we look deeper into this Old Testament book.

Nursery is provided.   
Weekly Schedule


Sunday School 9:30 AM

Morning Worship 10:45 AM

Sunday Evenings
 6:00 PM Join us for fellowship, study and prayer!!

Choir Rehearsal 7:00 PM


 6:00 PM Fellowship Dinner each week at the church

On the first Sunday of every month, the members host a covered dish fellowship meal after morning worship.

Please contact us if we can be of any service to you or your family. May God richly bless you as you seek His truth and His will for your life.
Wally Bumpas, Jr.