• Bob Gillchrest

    Contributing sermons since Jul 7, 2005
Bob's church

First Baptist Church of Pacific Beach
, California

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  • Hollow Day, Holiday, Or Holy Day?

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2012
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    WHile much of the world awaits the arrival of Christmas as a Holy Day, those who deny its real significance seem bent on insisting that it is just another holiday.

    Hollow Day, Holiday, or Holy Day? “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of Bethlehem a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.’” (Luke 2:10-11) If you’ve more

  • Challenges To Face In 2011

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2011
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    Five areas that believers will be challenged by in 2011

    As we begin another new year, what are you looking forward to? Every sports team, at the beginning of a new season, looks optimistically to the possibility of winning the championship. The media talks to the general manager, who has been trading players for players, buying some, selling some, more

  • Grace Is Superior

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2011
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    Paul is frustrated by the Galatians and asks five pointed questions about their salvation.

    Everyone gets frustrated at one time or another. When was the last time you were frustrated? I get frustrated with those non-human telephone answering machines. Do you? I really get frustrated with Cox cable’s answering service. I would always rather speak to a human being than a machine - more

  • Grace Is About Controversy

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2011
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    Paul discovers that Peter has done an about face and is behaving hypocritically.

    We’re all so perfect that we never get into arguments with anyone - aren’t we? You never had a fight with your spouse? You’ve never had a blow-up with any of your children? You’ve never disagreed with your boss or supervisor? Everything has always been perfect - you’ve more

  • Grace Is About Ministry

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2011

    Paul and Barnabas face first century bullying.

    If you’ve been paying any attention to the media reports lately, you’ve probably noticed how much attention bullying, especially in schools, has been getting the headlines. I think there has always been bullying in school, though I agree, it’s not something that should be more

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  • Previously In Bethlehem...

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2008

    PREVIOUSLY IN BETHLEHEM... In order to fix such a mess and to bring the presence of God back into the midst of His chosen people, you have to understand the back story. In the world of drama, every character in a play, or in a television show or movie, has a back story. This is what happened more

  • Surprise Is A Metaphor For God's Response To All ...

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2008

    Surprise is a metaphor for God's response to all Earth's heartache. God sprung a surprise on the whole world that first Christmas morning. The Jews wanted a big, burly, handsome, Messiah ready to gather an army and defeat more

  • Be Truthful - You Sometimes Root For The ...

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2008

    Be truthful - you sometimes root for the underdog, don’t you? Whether it’s football, baseball, or basketball; whether it’s college ball or professional players, you root for the underdog, don’t you? I do too. Except maybe if it’s the home team. These days it seems like if we’re rooting for the more

  • Did You Read About The Pope's Passing ...

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2008

    Did you read about the Pope's passing forgiveness on John Lennon’s famous statement when the Beatles were climbing the ladder of popularity and success in the 60s? He forgave John for claiming that one day the Beatles would be more popular and famous than Jesus Christ. Well, the Pope may have more

  • Famous Firsts

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2008

    FAMOUS FIRSTS Let me share with you some of famous firsts that have happened throughout history. Virginia Dare 1587 --- 1st child born in the American colonies, on August 18th, on what is now Roanoke Island, North Carolina. André-Jacques Garnerin 1797 --- 1st parachute jump. Dropped from more