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

Ruth – Part 3

Ruth Part 3 Ruth 3; Hebrews 12:15 Audio for this Sermon can be found HERE Have you ever been bitter about anything? I have. And this little guy expresses the nature of tasting something bitter really well. That’s how it … Continue reading

Margin notes: Have you prophesied lately?.

1 Chronicles 25:3 (ESV) — 3 Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the direction of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with the lyre in thanksgiving and praise to the Lord. 1 … Continue reading

Margin notes: “Can’t get no, satisfaction.”

Psalm 17:15 (ESV) — 15 As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. The Stones performed it. Experts say it is … Continue reading

Margin notes: Psalm 13

Psalm 13:1–6 (ESV) — 1 How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all … Continue reading

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