Through the Word in 2020 / Jan. 18

We are reading the Bible through together this year, using the Discipleship Journal Reading Plan published by the Navigators. You can download it free of charge from: https://www.navigators.org/resource/bible-reading-plans/ Today’s 4 readings are: Matthew 7:15-29; Acts 10:24-48; Psalm 18:1-24, Genesis 39-40.   … Continue reading

Isaiah’s Song: A Christmas Poem

  At the behest of my dear wife – a poem for Christmas, 2019 – based upon Isa. 9:6-7. Isaiah 9:6–7 (ESV) — 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government … Continue reading

Margin notes: A tale of 2 theologies

Luke 18:9–14 (ESV) — 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the … Continue reading

Margin notes: Living blessed.

Psalm 32:1–3 (ESV) — 1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 For when … Continue reading

Margin notes: Fighting the good fight

2 Timothy 4:7–8 (ESV) — 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, … Continue reading

Ruth: Part 2

Ruth Part 2 Reid A Ferguson Ruth 2; Romans 4:1–13; Galatians 3:7–9 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Last time we began our look at the book of Ruth with this idea in mind: It serves as a … Continue reading

Margin notes: But!

Psalm 22:1–3 (ESV) — 1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not … Continue reading