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

Margin notes: Forsaken?

Psalm 22:1 (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? Matthew 27:46  has Jesus taking these words as His own upon the … 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

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