Category Archive: Jesus and the Gospel

Nicene Creed – Christ is “God of God, Light of Light”
Posted October 21st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Referencing the Nicene Creed, adopted in 325 AD at the Council of Nicea.  The core issue at this early ecumenical church council was the nature of Christ as defined in the Scriptures, specifically, whether Jesus was eternally God or a created being by God.  We are thankful for Athanasius and others like him who stood […]

John Flavel Sermon – The Fountain of Life
Posted March 25th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

As I was preparing for the sermon this morning from John 19:38-42 on the burial of Jesus I came across this sermon from a 17th Century English Presbyterian Minister named John Flavel.  It was actually referenced in several of the resources I used in preparation, so I took time to read and and some of […]

Quotes on the Impact and Implications of the Cross
Posted March 11th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Using quotes from three key theological giants from the last 100 years in this morning’s sermon as we talk about what Jesus meant when he said, “It is finished.”  So, posting these quotes here for your reading and to challenge us. God saves sinners (is the central theme of the Gospel). God – the Triune […]

The Prince’s Poison Cup – R. C. Sproul book explaining The Cup Christ Drank for Us
Posted January 31st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Our sermon on Sunday looked at the arrest and trial of Jesus.  The focus was on Jesus’ statement after Peter cut off Malchus’s ear, telling him to put away his sword because, “Shall I not drink the cup that the Father has given me,”  reference to the cup of divine wrath deserved by us but […]

Rachael Denhollander, Justice, and the Gospel of Grace
Posted January 30th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

In the midst of one of the most horrible stories of human depravity proving the need for divine justice, we also heard a voice declaring the beauty of the Gospel.  During this past week our country watched and read about the trial and sentencing of Larry Nassar, a team doctor for the Michigan State and […]


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