Margin notes: What’s with all the names?

Nehemiah 10:1–27 (ESV) — 1 “On the seals are the names of Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, Zedekiah, 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, 3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah, 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah, 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch…26 Ahiah, … Continue reading

Margin notes: Getting my vision back

Psalm 73 (ESV) — A Psalm of Asaph. 1 Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. 3 For I … Continue reading

Margin notes: True blessedness

Psalm 65:4 (ESV) — 4 Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, to dwell in your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple! The great object in salvation is, … Continue reading

Margin notes: Misreading Providence

Jeremiah 44:15–19 (ESV) — 15 Then all the men who knew that their wives had made offerings to other gods, and all the women who stood by, a great assembly, all the people who lived in Pathros in the land … Continue reading

Margin notes: A Conflict of Laws

Romans 8:1–2 (ESV) — 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and … Continue reading

Margin notes: Remembering our warfare

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle … Continue reading

1 Cor. Pt. 8 – Rights, Wrongs, and Higher Things. Living IN the World, as no longer OF the World.

1 Corinthians Part 8 Reid A Ferguson 1 Corinthians / 1 Corinthians 6:1–12; Luke 12:13–15 The more we study this letter of Paul to the Church at Corinth, the more I am struck by its timeliness for Christians today. As … Continue reading