Through the Word in 2020 / Feb. 9

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 13:44-58; Acts 19:23-41; Psalm 32, Exodus 24-26.    … Continue reading

FMBRF: Tradition!

Colossians 2:8 (ESV) — 8 See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. The reading in our … 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

Margin notes: What is God’s will for my life?

Colossians 1:21–22 (ESV) — 21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 22 he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and … 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

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: 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

The Fear of The Lord Part 3

The Fear of The Lord Pt. 3 Audio for this sermon can be found here   Sin distorts everything. Christians know this as axiomatic. We can see it everywhere – most in ourselves and the loss of the clear image … Continue reading

As I was reading today: Matthew 7

Matthew 7:7–8 (ESV) — 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to … Continue reading

Why go to Church? Part 1

AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE I saw it just this week in a Facebook post: “Does a Christian HAVE to go to church?” The debate raged hotly. And of course, we need to ask just what one … Continue reading