Contributed on Jun 17, 2012
God's commandments reveal his kindness.
Setting the Table Exodus 19:1-25 Rev. Brian Bill 6/17/12 [Thunder, Lightning and Trumpet] “On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in the camp trembled. Then Moses led the people ...read more
Contributed on Jun 24, 2012
You will not win unless God is first.
Putting God First Exodus 20:1-3 Rev. Brian Bill 6/26/12 A friend of mine took me to Spoon River Raceway in Canton on Tuesday. It was my first experience at the track. My ears are still ringing and I can’t get the dust out of my mouth. Since this was a new experience for me, I had a ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2012
God will not share his glory.
American Idols Exodus 20:4-6 Rev. Brian Bill 7/1/12 In order to capture the heart of the second commandment, fast forward forty days from the time Moses went up on Mount Sinai. The people are getting restless, wondering why he had been gone so long. To help us get a sense of what went on, ...read more
Contributed on Jul 8, 2012
God's name is not in vain.
Watch Your Mouth Exodus 20:7 Rev. Brian Bill 7/8/12 People get mixed up on my name all the time. Some people call me “Bill” and I’ve even been called “Brain,” though I’m not sure where that one comes from. When I’m called “Mr. Bill” ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2012
God wants us to rest in Him and devote ourselves to the Son's Day.
Sunday is the Son’s Day Exodus 20:8-11 Rev. Brian Bill 7/15/12 Would you like to have more hours in your day? More days in your week? More weeks in your year? More years in your life? If you could have more than 24, how many would you like? According to a survey in the UK, men ...read more
Contributed on Jul 29, 2012
Because people matter to God, they must matter to us.
Murder in my Mouth Exodus 20:13 Rev. Brian Bill 7/29/12 A little more than a week ago our country was reminded again how murder causes mayhem and shakes us to our core. In this premeditated and raw disregard for life, a man murdered twelve people and injured dozens more. Indeed, it was a ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2012
The practice of purity protects marriage.
Keeping Your Vows Exodus 20:14 Rev. Brian Bill 8/5/12 Note: The subject matter this morning deals with sexual purity. I will be careful with my words but I want parents to be aware that this message may lead to some good conversations with your children…if they…and you are ready ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2012
Contentment is wanting what you already have.
The Myth of More Exodus 20:17 Rev. Brian Bill 8/26/12 Society is trying to sell us stuff all the time…and it’s not all that difficult to do because we’re so unsatisfied with what we have. Would you agree that discontentment is our default setting? Capitalizing on our ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2012
The commandments are meant to crush us...and then draw us to Christ.
Christ and the Commandments Mark 10:17-23 Rev. Brian Bill 9/2/12 I heard about a guy who bought a new refrigerator and didn’t know what to do with his old one so he put it in his front yard with a sign that said, “Free to good home. You want it – you take it.” For ...read more