Contributed on May 21, 2003
This morning we’re going to focus on Jesus as the Lamb. Jesus is the lamb slain before the foundation of the world. Even before God began to construct creation, he made provision for the sins of a fallen race. Instead of camping in one passage, I want to
The Lamb Most of us are buzzing around at warp speed this Christmas season. We’re filled with stress and anxiety. It’s like we’re stuck on "fast forward" as we race toward Christmas Day. Bill Flick, a columnist for The Pantagraph, has compiled some crazy stories that have taken place during the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 7, 2015
Christmas is all about how Christ covers our curse by dying in our place on the cross, thus crushing the head of Satan.
Jesus the Victor Genesis 3:15 Rev. Brian Bill December 5-6, 2015 After the murder of 14 people in California this week, the New York Daily News ran a bold four word headline across the entire front page: “GOD ISN’T FIXING THIS.” In the midst of our cultural conversation ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2015
Jesus was born in the right place at the right time so that you can respond right now.
Born in Bethlehem Micah 5:2 Rev. Brian Bill December 12-13, 2015 Isn’t it great singing Christmas music? I know most of the words to many carols but struggle to get them to sound right when they come out of my mouth. Many kids, on the other hand, don’t know all the words but ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2015
At the cradle we see that Jesus is with us. At the cross we see that He is for us.
The Virgin Birth Rev. Brian Bill December 24, 2015 The website Statistic Brain has tracked each year’s “must-have Christmas gift” for the past few decades. Here are a few highlights, or lowlights: • 1983 – Cabbage Patch Kids • 1985 – Pound ...read more
Contributed on Dec 27, 2015
Jesus was given His name way before He was born.
The 4-Fold Name of Jesus Isaiah 9:6-7 Rev. Brian Bill December 19-20, 2015 Anyone know what an aptronym is? It’s a compound word consisting of the adjective “apt” meaning aptitude and the Greek word for “name.” An aptronym is when someone’s name and ...read more