Category Archive: Jesus and the Gospel

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 […]

The Glory of the Cross
Posted January 7th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Our sermon today from John 17:1-5 is looking at Jesus’ prayer, asking the Father to glorify the Son in the hour of the cross so that the Son can glorify the Father.  The cross is the moment that most makes the glory of Christ known.  I used this quote pulling from an article by Jeremy […]

Martin Luther Speaking on His Conversion
Posted September 25th, 2017 by Mike Hubbard

Martin Luther nailed the 95 Thesis on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg on October 31, 1517.  This took place during Luther’s journey away from a dark and difficult struggle to understand how God could justify a wicked sinner.  His legal mind allowed him to see the issue so clearly.  God is perfect […]