Contributed on Sep 7, 2008
Evangelism will have little effect if we don’t love the lost.
Connecting People to Jesus Romans 9:1-5 Rev. Brian Bill 9/7/08 Our family went up to Chicago on Labor Day to spend time with Emily. We ate a picnic lunch, went down to Lake Michigan and then just strolled around downtown. While we were walking on Michigan Avenue I glanced up and saw a ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2008
God’s Word cannot fail because He is faithful and He is fair...and He will never drop you.
Trusting What God Says Romans 9:6-18 Rev. Brian Bill 9/14/08 Note: I have benefited greatly from the insights of my friend and ministry mentor Ray Pritchard. Parts of this sermon are taken from “God’s Word Has Not Failed” and are used by permission: www.keepbelieving.com. In May 1995, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 21, 2008
God is supremely sovereign AND we are responsible for our response to Him.
Making Sense of Predestination Romans 9:6-18 Rev. Brian Bill 9/21/08 Note: I have benefited greatly from the insights of my friend and ministry mentor Ray Pritchard. Parts of this sermon are taken from “Straight Talk about Predestination” and are used by permission: ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2008
Jesus is either a Rock of Refuge or a Stumbling Stone. Sermon uses three "stumbling stones" -- Sinner, Savior and Simple.
Why People Stumble Over Christ Romans 9:30-33 Rev. Brian Bill 9/28/08 Do you know what a caricature is? One definition says that it’s “a representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject’s distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a ...read more
Contributed on Oct 12, 2008
We must use our feet to meet!
Steps to Salvation Romans 10:14-21 Rev. Brian Bill 10/12/08 Would anyone mind taking off their shoes and showing us their feet? Makes you hesitate, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s because you’ve worn your socks two days in a row or perhaps you’re just not very fond of your feet. Or maybe you ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2008
God has always had a believing minority and a blinded majority -- we don’t see all that He is doing, grace is a gift not a reward adn there are consequences to rejecting Christ.
Grace is Always Amazing Romans 11:1-10 Rev. Brian Bill 10/26/08 In commenting on how well our Missions Festival went, Robin Wahls, our missionary to Ghana, told us that the challenge now is for PBC to sustain a passion for what our Global God is doing and how we can join Him. In an effort to ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2008
All theology must lead to doxology. Our position in Christ should lead to praise which will lead to practice. Our response should be wow, wonder and worship.
Living for the Glory of God Romans 11:33-36 Rev. Brian Bill 11/16/08 A generation ago J.B. Phillips wrote a book with this title: Your God Is Too Small. This captures the struggle many of us have because our God is much smaller than the God of the Bible. This morning one of my goals is to ...read more