The Lures Of Satan
Sermonette; Given 11/15/2014
Trout become smart about the lures in their stream. Likewise, we must be cautious, realizing that the lure of sin, regardless of its disguise, means death.
Is 'The Leavening' of the Pharisees in Us?
Sermonette; Given 10/11/2014
Bill Onisick, characterizing the Pharisees as separatists, meticulously following man-made rituals and traditions, but oblivious of the weightier matters of the law, …
Overcoming Hypocrisy
Sermonette; Given 9/13/2014
Bill Onisick, warning us that we are continually in danger of being deceived by our hearts and carnal nature, a nature which distracts us from following God, though we …
Our Reasonable Service
Sermonette; Given 7/19/2014
One really cannot have proper spiritual health without maintaining a physical regime of diet, exercise, and rest. We have a responsibility to educate ourselves.
The Greatest Motivation
Sermonette; Given 6/14/2014
Most people are not aware of the motivations that drive their behavior. Are we cognizant of our own motivations? Are we analyzing their activation and intensity?
The Agape Evolution
Sermonette; Given 5/10/2014
Bill Onisick, maintains that in one context, evolution is absolutely real—that is, in the transition of one of God's called-out ones from a state of abject fear …
Casting Off Fear
Sermonette; Given 3/29/2014
Fear manifests itself in many forms, including pride, anger, and competition, stemming from feelings of inadequacy and not measuring up to our pretense.
Spiritual Leprosy in the End-Time Church
Sermonette; Given 2/8/2014
There are parallels in the purification ritual in Leviticus and our cleansing from sin, which we could compare to spiritual leprosy.
Does a Weed Know it's a Weed? (Part Two)
Sermonette; Given 12/28/2013
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the explanation of the Parable of the Tares in Matthew 13:17, explains that Satan the Devil has sown the noxious weeds, which will be …
Does a Weed Know it's a Weed? (Part One)
Sermonette; Given 11/2/2013
Bill Onisick, reflecting on his least favorite chore—weeding—reflects that a weed is a plant having little value, growing where it is not wanted, and it …
God's Love Language of Touch
Sermonette; Given 9/21/2013
Bill Onisick, after demonstrating the difficulty of bi-lingual and tri-lingual communication, draws a spiritual analogy from Gary Chapman's Five Love Languages, …
God's Love Language's
Sermonette; Given 9/7/2013
Dr. Gary Chapman, in his book The Five Love Languages, identified five love idioms. To love others, we must understand how they give and receive love.
Dress For Spiritual Success
Sermonette; Given 8/17/2013
Bill Onisick, focusing on I Peter 3:1-8, the passage which encourages Godly women to exercise modesty and discretion, maintains that both women and men should use …
His Compassions Fail Not- But How about Ours?
Sermonette; Given 6/22/2013
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the parable of the Prodigal Son, as recorded in Luke 15:11-17, suggests that Christ specifically targeted a group of supercilious …
There Is No "I" in Love
Sermonette; Given 5/4/2013
Bill Onisick, reflecting on a visit to the Boyer's after the Feast, an event which proved challenging to someone having somewhat limited skills in the target language, …
Prerequisite to Agape Love
Sermonette; Given 3/16/2013
Bill Onisick, reiterating that the Passover season is a time of self-reflection and self-examination, with a view of synchronizing our spirituality with our Elder …
Who Needs Authority?
Sermonette; Given 1/26/2013
Bill Onisick, reflecting on his surreptitious attaining of a chocolate bar (which he later learned was unsweetened) against the orders of his mother, suggests that it …
Controlling the Gap (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 1/4/2013
Spiritual conditioning involves prayer, study, meditation on God, and occasional fasting, refining our judgment of—and hence our response to—trying situations.
Controlling the Gap (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/28/2012
Controlling the gap between stimulus and response is a Christian responsibility. We must recognize its existence and learn to use this moment properly.
Hope All Things
Sermonette; Given 12/8/2012
Bill Onisick, continuing his exposition of agape love in I Corinthians 13, discusses its relationship to hope, extrapolating that a loss of hope constitutes a loss of …