Margin notes: Being “Evangelical” Pt. 5

This is last in this series of posts. And I trust there has been a stirring in your heart as there has in mine – to recover true Evangelicalism for our day. It is when basics like those we’ve been … Continue reading

Margin notes: Being “Evangelical” Pt. 4

Following a short essay by Bishop J. C. Ryle, a leading evangelical Anglican of the 19th century, we have seen that Evangelicalism isn’t what most would think of today when they hear that word in the public sector. In a … Continue reading

Margin notes: Being “Evangelical” Pt. 3

Being Evangelical isn’t new – though some would (rightly I believe) think that we have lost our moorings. It was the 14th Century firebrand, priest and pre-Reformer who was known in his day as doctor evangelicus. Doctor of the “evangel” or … Continue reading

Margin notes: Being “Evangelical” Pt. 1

Labels are funny things. Some we take to ourselves, and others are assigned to us. Of those assigned to us by others, some are complimentary, some merely descriptive, and some even derisive. The label “Christian” for instance was not one … Continue reading

Sermon notes: 1 Corinthians Pt. 6 – A “Spectacular” Ministry

1 Corinthians Pt. 6 Reid A Ferguson 1 Corinthians 4:8–21   This is now our 6th installment in this 1st letter of Paul to the greatly gifted but deeply divided Church at Corinth. And it might be worth a few … Continue reading

Margin notes: Fresh conviction

1 Timothy 2:1–4 (ESV) — 1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and … Continue reading

The Book of Ruth Part 4

Ruth Part 4 Reid A Ferguson Audio for this sermon can be found here   This is our 4th and final visit to this little treasure of Ruth this morning, and I know it has been useful to me in … Continue reading