Category Archive: Sermon Thoughts - Page 2

The Key to Joy – Contentment
Posted December 2nd, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Paul says he has learned the key to joy, and it is contentment in any situation.  Look at his words. I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned for me, but you had no opportunity. Not that I am speaking of being […]

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction
Posted October 30th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

This past Sunday I had the honor to attend with my family a celebration service to honor my father-in-law, Terry Lahr, for faithful service to his church as their organ player.  He has served the Mount Zi0n Baptist Church in Piasa, IL in that role for around 50 years.  Week after week, year after year, […]

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 […]

Resources to Navigate the LGBT Challenge
Posted August 5th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Our sermon this morning is focused on helping parents navigate the challenge of helping our kids in the midst of a cultural revolution in sexuality.  Our goal as a church is to come alongside parents to support, encourage, and equip them to be godly parents who train up their children to love Jesus and grow […]

Don Carson Quote – Hate in our Politics
Posted July 3rd, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Here is the full text of quote referenced in Sunday sermon on Politics from Don Carson. From Don Carson’s eighteenth lecture on Revelation (June 17, 2005): There is a great deal of anger on the American right at the moment. Let me just say a little bit about it, because it is troubling. It’s hard […]


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