Margin notes: Psalm 11

Psalm 11:1–7 (ESV) — 1 In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to my soul, “Flee like a bird to your mountain, 2 for behold, the wicked bend the bow; they have fitted their arrow to the … Continue reading

The Book of Ruth – Part 1

Audio for this sermon can be found here As Al began to unfold for us some weeks back, Ruth is a wonderful and powerful account of the nature of “hesed” or kindness, blessedness and steadfast love. A love that obligates … Continue reading

Margin notes: What’s in a word?

Acts 14:21–23 (ESV) — 21 When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, 22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue … Continue reading

Margin notes: She has done what she could

Mark 14:8 (ESV) — 8 She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for burial. Last evening as Ben Zwickl led us through a study of this portion of Mark, challenging us to consider what may … Continue reading

Margin notes: God is angry everyday day

Psalm 7:11 (ESV) — 11 God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day. One of the principles of sound Biblical interpretation is not to take every statement as an absolute, just as it sits. Often, … Continue reading

Margin notes: Spirit-filled speech

Acts 4:8 (ESV) — 8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders… Spirit-filled speech. What is it? What does it sound like? I don’t know about you but when I hear … Continue reading

Margin notes: What you don’t know CAN hurt you!

“I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. 5 But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ 6 But because … Continue reading