Contributed on Jan 7, 2007
Israel is now on the verge of victory after 40 years of wandering in the desert. But they must act in order to activate God’s promises.
Taking the First Step Joshua 1-4 Rev. Brian Bill 1/7/07 A husband and wife were having problems remembering things, so they decided to go to the doctor. The doctor encouraged them to begin writing things down to see if that would help their memory. Later that night while watching TV, the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2007
The walls fall only after the will falls.
Watching the Walls Fall Joshua 5-6 Rev. Brian Bill 1/14/07 [Video Drama: “The Speculators”] There’s a big difference between just thinking about something and actually doing it. As we learned last week from the opening chapters of Joshua, God called His people to take the first step if ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2007
It’s time to break the sin cycle.
Breaking the Cycle of Sin Judges Rev. Brian Bill 1/28/07 [Take phone call] Excuse me for a moment while I take this call. It must be pretty important. You couldn’t hear it ring because I have it on vibrate – I’m assuming that your phones and pagers are set this way too. “Hello, this is ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2007
God uses the ordinary to do the extraordinary.
Leadership Lessons Book of Judges Rev. Brian Bill 2/4/07 A couple weeks ago I was asked if I’d be willing to come to Champion Fitness to have my picture taken with some other people who work out there. I’ve been going to Champion for over seven years and I thought that they must have noticed ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2007
God weaves His ways for His glory and for our good.
Ruth’s Redeemer Book of Ruth Rev. Brian Bill 2/11/07 Don and Donna Tuley are in our small group and recently shared the story of how God brought them back together after they had been divorced from each other. I asked Donna to write out her perspective of how God weaved His purposes through ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2007
God is always speaking...are we listening?
Learning to Listen to God 1 Samuel 1-3 Rev. Brian Bill 2/18/07 Worship Through Sermon (Part 1) We’re going to break the sermon up into two parts today. After this first section several parents will be dedicating their children to the Lord. That reminds me of what happened when a family ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2007
Deal with your fatal flaws before they deal with you.
Dealing with Fatal Flaws (Saul) 1 Samuel 8-15 Rev. Brian Bill 2/25/07 Video Clip: “Who Do You Place Your Confidence In?” Did you notice that most people are uncertain when they’re asked this question? If we could ask this same question to people who lived during the time of Samuel, they’d ...read more
Contributed on Mar 11, 2007
It’s not what you know; it’s what you do with what you know. Actually, it’s not what you know; it’s WHO you know that really matters.
The Way of Wisdom (Solomon) 1 Kings 1-11 Rev. Brian Bill www.pontiacbible.org 3/11/07 I might not look very wise but my name is Solomon. I want to have a heart-to-heart talk with you this morning. That’s why I’m sitting on this stool. I had a really good start but I flamed out at the end ...read more
Contributed on Mar 18, 2007
We can learn from the good kings and the bad kings but we most make sure the the King of Kings is on the throne of our lives.
Learning from the Good and the Bad 1-2 Kings; 1-2 Chronicles www.pontiacbible.org Rev. Brian Bill 3/18/07 A young businessman had just started his own firm and so he rented a beautiful office and furnished it with valuable antiques. As he was sitting behind his magnificent mahogany desk, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 1, 2007
Jesus fulfills the Old Testament; this is especially seen on Palm Sunday.
Finding Christ in the Old Testament Zechariah 9:9 Rev. Brian Bill www.pontiacbible.org 4/1/07 As a way to introduce the sermon today we’re going to watch a clip from “The Mouk Story,” which describes how chronological Bible teaching from the Old Testament provided a framework for an ...read more