First Do No Harm
Sermonette; Given 5/7/2005
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the admonition of Christ to become a peacemaker in Matthew 5:9, reminds us that to reconcile with each other, we must first reconcile with …
Mary's Eternal Memorial
Sermonette; Given 3/5/2005
Mary anointed the royal Priest who would make atonement for her (and all of our) sins. We must emulate Mary in our willingness to sacrifice all we have.
The Origin of Hanukkah
Sermonette; Given 12/11/2004
Bill Onisick explores the origin of the Feast of Dedication, Feast of Lights or Hanukah, the only civil or national Jewish holiday mentioned in the Bible. Greek tyrant …
Emulate God's Lovingkindness for Unity's Sake
Sermonette; Given 10/2/2004
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the betrothal and marriage covenant in Hosea 2:19, compares our betrothal to Christ with the customs of the traditional Jewish wedding …
Antidotes to Anxiety
Sermonette; Given 9/18/2004
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the perennial problem of Pre-feast trials or anxieties, examines the root causes of anxiety- fear of future- or fear of not having our …
Is God's Mercy Conditional?
Sermonette; Given 9/4/2004
Bill Onisick, focusing upon the term Chesed ( Loving- Kindness) in David's prayer of repentance in Psalm 51, suggests that the original Hebrew term refers to a …
Perspective
Sermonette; Given 6/12/2004
In this message, Bill Onisick, reflecting upon significant events in our lives (perhaps tragedies or close calls) that seemingly put things back into perspective, …
Controlling the Gap
Sermonette; Given 4/3/2004
We largely determine what to do with the gap between the choice of stimulus and the appropriate response to the stimulus.
Spiritual Procrastination
Sermonette; Given 1/3/2004
Bill Onisick insists that our God is what we serve or give our time to, not what we give lip service. Spiritual procrastination involves succumbing to worldly …
Spiritual Endurance
Sermonette; Given 9/20/2003
Bill Onisick, drawing upon the analogy of the grueling Tour de France bicycle marathon, points out that the most grueling set of trials (actually constituting one huge …
The Right Goal
Sermonette; Given 7/5/2003
Bill Onisick explains that success depends upon having a transcendent vision (defined as a mission statement), visible goals, and measurable concrete objectives. The …