Margin notes: Misreading Providence

Jeremiah 44:15–19 (ESV) — 15 Then all the men who knew that their wives had made offerings to other gods, and all the women who stood by, a great assembly, all the people who lived in Pathros in the land … Continue reading

Margin notes: Remembering our warfare

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle … Continue reading

1 Cor. Pt. 8 – Rights, Wrongs, and Higher Things. Living IN the World, as no longer OF the World.

1 Corinthians Part 8 Reid A Ferguson 1 Corinthians / 1 Corinthians 6:1–12; Luke 12:13–15 The more we study this letter of Paul to the Church at Corinth, the more I am struck by its timeliness for Christians today. As … Continue reading

Margin notes: A different kind of blessedness.

Jeremiah 17:7–8 (ESV) — 7 “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. 8 He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear … Continue reading

Margin notes: Determined

Psalm 57:7 (ESV) — 7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody! The heading of this Psalm tells us that it was penned by David when he fled from Saul after … Continue reading

Margin notes: Speaking with forked tongues.

James 3:4–10 (ESV) — 4 Look at the ships also: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. 5 So also the … Continue reading

Margin notes: Inscrutable love

John 11:1–5 (ESV) — 1 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose … Continue reading