Christ’s Humiliation

Christ’s Humiliation

For centuries, theologians have spoken of the work of Christ as being carried out in two different states. Of course, not states like North Carolina and South Carolina, state in this sense refers to Christ’s position as determined by His relationship to the law and then the condition that follows from that state. These two…

Christ’s Exaltation

Christ’s Exaltation

We will continue on in Philippians, chapter 2, looking at verses 9 through 11. Hear the Word of the Lord. “Therefore God has highly exalted Him and bestowed on Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under…

Two Trials, Two Questions

Two Trials, Two Questions

Our sermon text comes from Mark’s Gospel. A few hours after the Lord’s Supper, the washing of the feet, the betrayal and arrest, and we come to Jesus standing trial before the council, we read in Mark 14, beginning at verse 53: “And they led Jesus to the high priest. And all the chief priests…