Why was Jesus Christ made flesh?

Wednesdays with Watson is a weekly reading taken from my favorite Puritan writer, Thomas Watson.  This week’s selection is taken from A Body of Divinity. Why was Jesus Christ made flesh? (1) The causa prima, and impulsive cause, was free grace. It was love in God the Father to send Christ, and love in Christ […]

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How Christ resisted temptation

The New Testament is clear that our Savior did not sin (cf. Mt. 5:17-18; Heb. 4:15; 7:26; 2 Cor. 5:21).  However, the question is how did He not sin?  Did He rely on His deity and use His divine power to keep from sinning?  If so, it is hard to conceive that such obedience can […]

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Read your Bible in 2017

A new year will be upon us in two short weeks.  And you may already be thinking about how you want to increase your Bible intake — reading, study, and memorization — in the new year. As we do every year, we are publishing several Bible reading plans for 2017.  Our church will be following […]

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Sermon: The Son of God Has Come

“The Son of God Has Come” Selected Scriptures from 1 John December 18, 2016 What gift are you going to give to that special person in your life? Five years ago Alan McCutchen ended his relationship with his girlfriend, Mary Jo Smith, and he thought the relationship was completely over. Not quite. Two weeks ago […]

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