Thoughts on 1st John 3 – How we should love as the family of God. (14 Minutes)
Revisiting Psalm 42 – this time verse by verse through all 11 verses. Grab your Bible and set aside just a little more time than usual (15 Minutes) for this devotion.
Thoughts on the first two verses of Psalm 42
The first in what hopefully will be weekly 5 to 10 minute devotionals from Pastor George…
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In this text Jesus speaks of faith that moves mountains and casts them into the sea. Do we really have enough faith for that? Has anyone ever? Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 12/1/13 Text: Matthew 21:20-46
Jesus does an unexpected thing – He curses a fig tree. Was He having a bad day? Did He not like figs? The discussion is about why He did it and how this negative miracle is a tremendously positive illustration
Jesus calls the temple “a house of prayer” quoting from Isaiah 56. When people look at a church today is that what they see? Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 11/17/13 Text: Matthew 21:12-13
Continuing with the theme of God’s ways being different from Man’s ways – and God’s way being the way of humility and servitude, we see in the Palm Sunday story Jesus now demonstrating what He commands others to do. Audio
Humility, obedience, servitude are all undesirable traits according to the ways of the world, but these are the things that God blesses and uses… Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 11/3/13 Text: Matthew 20:29-34
People place great emphasis on what they are worth. Even regarding the Kingdom of Heaven folks feel that they are to be received and compensated according to their value. What does Jesus think about this? Audio Sermon by: Pastor George
If a guy with money, possessions and influence gains nothing in the Kingdom of Heaven, then what could a poor humble person possibly expect? Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 10/20/13 Text: Matthew 19:27-30
The life and ministry of Pastor Chuck Smith touched many far beyond his home in Southern California. For this reason, Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa will be holding a tribute to him at the Honda Center in Anaheim California.
Jesus said “it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven”. In other words it is impossible. Why? And what is possible? Audio Sermon
The Pharisees come to Jesus with a question about divorce. When conversation is about divorce so often people are looking for a way out of marriage. Here is encouragement to look for a way UP in your marriage instead… Audio
Jesus Instructs us regarding who to forgive, how to forgive and how many times to forgive. Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/29/13 Text: Matthew 18:15-35
Jesus addresses the leading of His children astray, and encourages us all to act aggressively in ceasing from sin rather than in the pursuit of greatness – and to live as His children. Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded:
While many of the Bible’s points, themes and topics are no laughing matter there is plenty of humor. Pastor George discusses funny situations and behaviors, as well how God uses humor to relay His love and compassion. Audio Sermon by:
After 3 years of walking with Jesus, ministering with Him and on their own at least a couple of times the disciples failed to cast a demon from a young man. Why? Jesus gives us two reasons… Audio Sermon by:
The accounting of the transfiguration on Mount Hermon (Tabor traditionally). Jesus displays His glory visibly, Peter tries to reconcile it in the flesh. God addresses it from heaven. Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/1/13 Text: Matthew 17:1-9
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 8/25/13 Text: Matthew 16:1-27 The most prominent among several topics in this chapter is Peter’s revelation of Jesus being the Son of God. Jesus will found the church on this revelation – that He
“At The theater and Hershey Inn Restauraunt” From Sight and Sound 2013 Noah, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 8/26/2013 (13 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
“God gave the persistent a beautiful day – just enough rain to make it smell nice, but not enough to prevent us from being blessed with great fellowship, food and souls making commitments to Jesus!!” From Highlights from our 2013
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 8/11/13 Text: Matthew 15:29 – 16:4 The miracle of “Manual Mitosis” is revisited in this text. It not only works on food, but people as well! Also we see Jesus uniting the religious
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 8/4/13 Text: Matthew 15:21-28 Jesus, traveling outside of Judea for the first and probably only time during His earthly ministry, has a seemingly cryptic conversation with a Canaanite woman. What were they talking
My wife posted an A.W. Tozer quote on her FaceBook page that floored me. Here it is: My thought is that by that definition we’d have to reclassify what folks often say is a “revival” as “just another church service
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 7/21/13 Text: Matthew 15:1-20 Jesus addresses the accusation that His ministry violates established tradition.
Audio Sermon by: Mark Mills Recorded: 7/28/13 Text: Matthew 14:22-36 Guest minister Mark Mills, Pastor of Glory to Glory Christian Fellowship shares about not letting your heart be troubled.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 7/14/13 Text: Matthew 14:22-36 The amazing account of Jesus walking on water – and the even more amazing account of Peter doing the same.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 7/7/13 Text: Matthew 14:13-20 The feeding of the multitude in this text is certainly a great miracle, but there is also a great example in this story. Jesus tells His disciples to feed
Last night at Bible Study we had a great discussion about the correlation between God loving us (for reasons He is only privy to) and us obeying His commandments. Typically when someone commands us to do something the hair on
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 6/30/13 Text: Matthew 14:1-13 Jesus said of John the Baptist, “…among those born of women there has not risen one greater”. This sermon discuss his death and also the man that he was,
Join us: June 24 – July 4 2014 Best Of Israel 11 Day Holy Land Tour with Pastor George and Calvary Chapel of Montclair Open to all – not just Calvary Montclair attendees! If you are an individual, church
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 6/23/13 Text: Matthew 13:53-58 Who is Jesus to you? How do you relate to His will, ways and servants? Our text relays how even Jesus can do no works because of the way
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 6/16/13 Text: Matthew 13:44-52 Who is the Pearl of Great Price? Who is the Treasure Hidden in a Field? As we look at the last few parables in chapter 13 we’ll find the
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 6/9/13 Text: John 5:1-18 If your desire is to be healed, delivered – or even saved, then what are you trusting in – and why? Jesus asks a question of a man waiting
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 6/2/13 Text: Matthew 13:31-43 We take a final look at the parables of Matthew chapter 13, specifically the parable of the Mustard Seed and the Parable of the Woman and the Leaven. We
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 5/26/13 Text: Matthew 13:1-23 What exactly are the “Cares of this World”? Can they be avoided? How might we handle them?
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 5/19/13 Text: Matthew 13:1-23 Are you a sower of seeds? An equally important question is: What kind of soil are you?
“Thanks to all the performers at our May Coffeehouse! See you in the fall when we resume!” From May Open Mic Coffeehouse, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 5/25/2013 (10 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 5/5/13 Text: Matthew 12:43-45 Looking at Jesus’ relaying of the story of a demon inhabiting a human body we learn how there is something more important than the casting out of a demon…
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 4/28/13 Text: Matthew 12:38-42 A sign is given to what Jesus called a wicked and adulterous generation. One would expect this to be directed at people who are not of ancient Israel, but
Currently we are looking for men and women who are committed, ministry-minded and talented (and exactly in that order) to serve in our music ministry. Worship leader Musicians Singers Sound Engineer Projectionist Please contact us for more info.
“Chuck and Pat Higgins and the Restoration Fellowship Worship Team!” From April Coffeehouse, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 4/27/2013 (6 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 4/21/13 Text: Matthew 12:24-37 There is no getting around the things God has established. But understanding exactly what He has established prompts the question: “Why would anyone want to get around it”?
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 4/14/13 Text: Matthew 11:28-12:20 Jesus tells us one of the most beautiful and encouraging things in the Bible – to Come to Him…and He will give us rest. Religious zeal and self motivation
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 4/7/13 Text: Matthew 11:20-30 There is no getting around the things God has established. But understanding exactly what He has established prompts the question: “Why would anyone want to get around it”?
Please note that the message from Resurrection Sunday (Easter) was not recorded due to the integrated video and musical content. Yes, we’ll go on and say it: “You should have been there!”
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 3/24/13 Text: Mark 11:1-10 Jesus rode into Jerusalem – but what was going to happen next? It seems that everyone had a different concept of who the Messiah would be and a different
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 3/17/13 Text: Matthew 10:40-11:19 John The Baptist was a great prophet of God. Bold enough to confront the religious and political leaders of the day, strong enough to lead disciples and perform a
“Just a few shots from a wonderful event!” From 2013 Passover Seder, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 3/26/2013 (6 items) The Ayala Clan!!! Mark Caplan sharing in song Mark Caplan sharing in song Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 3/10/13 Text: Matthew 10:34-39 What does it mean to love Jesus more than family? What does it mean to take up your cross and follow Him? This message explores those challenging statements and
An invitation to join us on Wednesday nights:
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 3/3/13 Text: Matthew 10:24-33 Ministry is so much more than accolades, authority and benefits!
From February Open Mic, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 2/23/2013 (6 items) A brother sharing his testimony John, former opera singer shared a few hymns and original songs Barbara Sonin-Robbins shared her poetry Meg Beattie blessed us with
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 2/17/13 Text: Matthew 10:16-25 Jesus sends out His disciples as apostles for the first time, and shares with them regarding persecution for His Namesake.
Passover presents a powerful visual message not only of Israel’s freedom from slavery and oppression in Egypt, but of the redemption of individuals from the oppression of sin. The Messiah in the Passover program, presented by Brian Crawford of
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 2/10/13 Text: Matthew 9:35-10-16 Jesus sends out His disciples as apostles for the first time. Encouragement for us regarding evangelism!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 2/3/13 Text: Matthew 9:27-38 Encouragement to be a person of faith – and one who is compassionate about that which Jesus is compassionate about…
Women on Fire Brunch: Saturday, February 16th 11:30am
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 1/27/13 Text: Matthew 9:18-26 A discussion on waiting centered on the story of Jairus’ dying daughter.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 1/20/13 Text: Matthew 9:11-17 The Pharisees (Jewish leaders of the day) raised the question: “Why does Jesus eat with tax collectors and sinners?”. Though the disciples were asked this, Jesus answered it and
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 1/13/13 Text: Matthew 9:9-13 Levi son of Alphaeus AKA Matthew’s testimony. A look at how God can use any of us in any situation if we are so minded…
“Multiple dates” From Rockaways Relief From At The Cross, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 12/03/2012 (122 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
“…just a few photos of setup and the CCM folks” From 12-1-2012 Far Rockaway, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 12/03/2012 (13 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
From Rockaway outreach II 11-17, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 11/18/2012 (8 items) Proud of my son Lawrence Hillman who worked the grill at the outreach in Rockaway! Tyler assisted on the grill! Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher
“Sandy Relief Outreach, Far Rockaway, NY – Joint effort between Calvary Chapel At The Cross, Calvary Chapel Agape and Calvary Chapel of Montclair” From Rockaway Outreach, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 11/11/2012 (31 items) Generated by Facebook Photo
“Hurricane Sandy service – no lights, no heat but plenty of love and Holy Ghost power!” From Sandy Service 11-4-12, posted by Calvary Chapel of Montclair on 11/04/2012 (2 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable. ~ Paul the apostle, 1 Corinthians 15:19 This verse is of course part of a discussion about those who don’t believe
I posted this some time ago but I just had to post it again… Extremely funny and extremely sad simultaneously… Post your thoughts below!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 10/2/11 Text: Judges 8:24 – 9:21 Does God use people who are not in covenant with Him? If God is using someone to do great things, does that mean they are in fact
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/24/11 Text: Judges 7:25 – 8:35 Four challenges that Gideon faced after God gave him a great victory. We also face the same challenges when God blesses our lives and efforts…
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/18/11 Text: Judges 7:9-25 Was Gideons army of 300 all that skilled in battle? How strategic was their plan? In this study we’ll examine the details of the battle and uncover the secret
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/11/11 Text: Judges 6:33 – 7:8 Gideon uses a fleece as a test to determine if the Lord was really speaking to him. Is this a lack of faith? Pastor George discusses that
On 9/11/2011 Pastor George was invited to share briefly at a 9/11 memorial event on Church Street. The turn out was small so he was just being himself and sharing from his heart rather than a stuffy speech.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Recorded: 9/4/11 Text: Judges 6:1-32 Many say that Gideon was a coward but was he really? Given the same set of circumstances nationally and personally would any of us done much different?
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman recorded: 8/21/11 Text: Judges Chapters 4 and 5 We meet Deborah, the 4th to lead during the time of the Judges of Israel. We also meet a leader named Barak. Their story gives us
Interesting… apparently it was designed to be placed on the magazine rack of a supermarket or retail store. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this…
Come on by and chat Saturday! I’ll (we’ll) be there from 12-4pm across the street from the church on Mount Hebron Road (corner of Valley Road). I’d love to meet you in person and show you the facility! We’ll
Soon I will repost some of the previous articles from this blog, old articles I’ve written in the past and new things as I get around to writing them. prayerfully that will be on a regular basis. I will
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman recorded: 8/7/11 Text: Judges Chapter 3 We begin our study of the profiles of the 12 Judges with Othniel, son-in-law of Caleb who apparently like Caleb had a “different outlook”, Ehud, a mere messenger
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman recorded: 7/31/11 Text: Judges Chapter 2:6-23 We see the pattern of disobedience leading to calamity which then leads to God’s mercy – which sadly led to more disobedience. This is not a vicious circle
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Delivered: 7/24/11 Text: Judges Chapter 2:1-6 After many failures, the Lord visits and reveals the reason why. The people do a remarkable thing – they do what is right in GOD’S eyes!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Delivered: 7/17/11 Text: Judges Chapter 1 Chapter one chronicles the failures of Israel after the death of Joshua
Pastor George teaches verse by verse through the bible, expounding on the text in an easy to follow, easy to understand way. He is currently teaching through the book of Judges on Sunday mornings. Joins us Sundays at 10am,
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 18:1-27 The arrest of Jesus showcases the trial of Peter.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: Psalm 42 “Why so downcast?” The psalmist asks… this psalm by the Sons of Korah captures our deep longing for God – and God’s deep longing for us. You’ll find much encouragement in
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 17:6-26 Jesus doesn’t comment on, teach on or command prayer – He simply demonstrates it! In this text He prays for all disciples.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 17:1-5 The greatest example of prayer in all the scriptures. Jesus doesn’t comment on, teach on or command prayer – He simply demonstrates it!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 16:1-33 A study of the last recorded words of Jesus’ public ministry spoken to His disciples.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 16:1-7 Many times Jesus makes reference to one whom He will send when He departs. In this study we take a look at who the Holy Spirit is and what He does.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 15:10-16:4 Jesus discusses three things that we are to do: maintain our relationship with Him, love our brothers and sisters and expect persecution
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 15:1-8 Using a gardening illustration Jesus exhorts us to abide in Him.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 14:12-31 What exactly are we to ask in Jesus’ Name? Will He really do Anything?
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 14:1-12 Jesus gives assurance telling us where He is going and that He will prepare a place for us.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 13:33-38 Jesus gives a new commandment – to love… but is it really new?
This morning (Monday 13th 2010) we got notice that our permit to build a radio station was issued by the FCC. Our next steps are to fine tune the coverage area, purchase the equipment, rent space on an antenna tower
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 13:16-32 How is it possible for Judas, Jesus’ betrayer to fellowship and serve alongside the disciples totally undetected? Or was he undetected??
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 12:44-13:17 An in-depth look at Jesus washing the feet of His disciples
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 12:27-50 We begin the study of the final words of Jesus’ public ministry
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 12:20-27 Days away from the cross, Jesus says: “If anyone serves me let him follow Me.”
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 12:12-15 An examination of Palm Sunday, the start of what religion refers to as Holy Week.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 11:45-12:11 Mary, sister of Martha and Lazarus whom Jesus healed, gives us a glimpse of what worship really looks like.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 11:1-44 The raising of Lazarus, who died provides great insight regarding our ministering to those in our personal circles.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 10:11-42 All shepherds have a distinctive call that the flock knows. They only respond to their shepherds voice and call. Jesus is the Good Shepherd – do all that consider themselves Christians
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 10:1-16 Jesus illustrates the difference between bad shepherds and Himself – the GOOD Shepherd A lesson on how believers should relate to Jesus – and also how pastors and congregations should relate
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 9:1-41 Jesus heals a man, giving him sight – and He healed his eyes a well!
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Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 8:31-59 Jesus says “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed.” How then can we be disciples unless we become acquainted with His word?
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 8:12-30 An important thing to resolve… This text helps as we see Jesus quoted – He tells us exactly who He is!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 8:1-11 A woman accused of adultery being brought to Jesus gives occasion for a lesson in judging justly and a demonstration of Jesus as forgiver of sins.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 7:24-53 There was an active death threat against Jesus, there were several attempts to apprehend Him as He taught in the temple. Jesus was not moved or swayed by these things for
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 7:1-24 All the time we feel we say one thing but others hear something else. This happens on a larger scale when God imparts spiritual things to mankind.
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 6:51-70 One of the most disconcerting teachings of Jesus brought forth one of the saddest passages in the bible. But from that came one of the greatest revelations ever!
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 6:27-51 In this amazing discourse on the Bread of Life Jesus says: “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him”. In this study we’ll explore what
Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman Text: John 6:22-40 Jesus identifies Himself as “The Bread Of Life”, a food which endures, brings eternal life and satisfies spiritual hunger.
It’s what every believer should be! Text: John 6:15-27 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Understanding our role as ministers of the Gospel – and ALL BELIEVERS are ministers of the Gospel! Text: John 6:1-15 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
…was Jesus exactly who He – and the scriptures say He is? Text: John 5:19-47 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
A valid question for this crippled man at the pool of Bethesda… for him it wasn’t a matter of how or when… Text: John 5:1-18 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
So much in this world contradicts what God says. Here’s encouragement to keep faith! Text: John 4:43-54 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Jesus defies all social and religious taboos to reach a woman who others would shun. A wonderful example of the importance and fruitfulness in sharing the faith. Text: John 4:3-42 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Samaritans and Jews of the day didn’t like each other. This study is an exhortation to love those in the “Samaria” of our own lives. Text: John 4:1-4, 2nd Kings 17 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
John revisits John The Baptist not just concluding his thoughts about the man as a witness to Christ from chapter 1, but now presenting him as an example of what Jesus discussed with Nicodemus about being born from above… Text:
A look at the context of John 3:16, one of the most popular – and most significant verses in the Bible. Text: John 3:16-21 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
“Born Again” has come to mean many things, but how does Jesus define it? Text: John 3:1-17 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Jesus cleanses the temple. Just what would get Jesus so upset?? Text: John 2:12-25 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The significance of Jesus’ First Miracle. Text: John 2:1-11 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
John’s accounting of the calling of him and 4 others to be disciples of Jesus. Text: John 1:35-51 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
John The Apostle brings out the most significant aspect of the ministry of John The Baptist… Text: John 1:18-34 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The identity, nature and purpose of The Word is found in this text. Also, this Gospel begins with three words – and contains a few others that will without a doubt determine your future… Text: John 1:1-18 Audio Sermon by:
What was going on in the culture and in the church that prompted John to write his Gospel way after the fact around AD 90? What separates this Gospel apart from the other three? Text: John chapter 1 Audio Sermon
How to know you are are not disqualified. Text: 2nd Corinthians 13 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul urges the Corinthian Church towards repentance in anticipation of his next visit. Text: 2nd Corinthians 12:11-21 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Many ministers ans ministries promote themselves, boasting about their qualifications and abilities. The Apostle Paul does a little boasting himself – though it somehow seems different… Text: 2nd Corinthians 12:1-10 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
What makes a ministry or minister qualified? The Apostle Paul answers this question for us… Text: 2nd Corinthians 11:16-33 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The best way to spot a fake is to have intimate knowledge of what’s real… Text: 2nd Corinthians 11:4 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Why is living as a Christian so hard? Text: 2nd Corinthians 11:1-3 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Many Christians – especially those in ministry are highly recommended – but whom does The Lord commend? Text: 2nd Corinthians 10:7-18 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
We are engaged in a spiritual war – why not use spiritual weapons? Text: 2nd Corinthians 10:1-6 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul instructs believers to be cheerful liberals! Text: 2nd Corinthians chapter 9 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Why do we give anyway? Text: 2nd Corinthians 8:8-24 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Using the Macedonians as an example Paul encourages the Corinthian church to give liberally and faithfully. Text: 2nd Corinthians 8:1-7 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Ministry – even living as a believer can be tough… but Nevertheless… God! Text: 2nd Corinthians 5:11-21 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
God has saved us and given us grace for a reason… what is that reason? Text: 2nd Corinthians 6:1-7:1 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
All we believers are both recipients and ministers of reconciliation… Text: 2nd Corinthians 5:11-21 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
God has given His Spirit as a guarantee so that we can always be sure of our hope… Text: 2nd Corinthians 5:1-11 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
There is ALWAYS encouragement for the hard-pressed, perplexed, persecuted and struck-down… Text: 2nd Corinthians 4:8-18 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
WMCA 570am interviewed Pastor George about the state and direction of Calvary Chapel of Montclair. The interview aired Sunday, October 4th at 3PM, Monday, October 5th at 2PM and Friday, October 9th at 2PM. You may listen to a recording
David Michael Carrillo Testimony Text: John 1:35-42 David Michael was with us October 11th 2009 Sharing in word and in song. This message was from the 10 a.m. morning service. Audio Sermon by: David Michael Carrillo
Believers are a container for God’s treasure, Paul explains. But are we containers worthy of God’s treasure? Text: 2nd Corinthians 4:7 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
There is a reason why the Gospel isn’t as widely received as it ought to be… Text: 2nd Corinthians 4:3-6 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul speaks of losing heart – not leaving the the things of God per se, but leaving the mandate to do things God’s way… Text: 2nd Corinthians 4:1-2 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
A discussion of the differences between the Old and New Covenants. Text: 2nd Corinthians 3:7-18 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The complete answer to Paul’s question: “Who is sufficient for these things?” (2Co 2:16) Text: 2nd Corinthians 3:1-6 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
We are to God the fragrance of Christ! Text: 2nd Corinthians 2:9-17 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
If God can, why can’t we? Text: 2nd Corinthians 1:23-2:8 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul was a man of his word… that’s because God is a God of His Word… we too should be people of our word… Text: 2nd Corinthians 1:15-24 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Though some (falsely and ignorantly) accused him of being unreliable and uncaring, Paul assures his readers that he has always conducted himself with Godly purity and without pretense. Text: 2nd Corinthians 1:12-16 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Suffering does more good then you may realize! Not convinced? Let’s explore 4 proofs given by Paul. Text: 2nd Corinthians 1:8-11 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Different people describe God in different ways, but what is He like really? Text: 2nd Corinthians 1:1-7 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Opportunity knocks for the active believer, but always standing in the doorway is opposition! Text: Acts 19 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul deals with money, peers and co-laborers in the ministry. Besides giving great instruction for believers in this chapter, his heart and manner can be clearly seen. Text: 1st Corinthians 16 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
“How are the dead raised up?” Paul answers the question and assures us that we will overcome the most formidable of earthly obstacles and receive a glorious body! Text: 1st Corinthians 15:35-58 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Through Adam came sin and death, but through Jesus came LIFE!! Text: 1st Corinthians 15:20-34 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Resurrection gives us a hope not in this life only… Text: 1st Corinthians 15:12-19 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
What good is The Good News if you don’t believe it? Text: 1st Corinthians 15:1-11 Audio Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Pursuing all things spiritual – but properly and orderly and that the church may be edified. Text: 1st Corinthians 14:20-40 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Paul says in 1st Corinthians 12:1 “Now concerning Spiritual gifts brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant…”. Here in chapter 14 he explains much concerning gifts – in particular tongues and prophecy. Text: 1st Corinthians 14:1-19 Sermon by:
Love is not only the more excellent pursuit, but the only everlasting pursuit. Text: 1st Corinthians 13:8-13 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The definitive answer to the question: “What would Jesus do?” Text: 1st Corinthians 13:4-7 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
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There is a pursuit more excellent than titles, offices, gifts and callings… Text: 1st Corinthians 12:28-13:3 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Discussion of the body of Christ and its many parts. Which body part are you?? Text: 1st Corinthians 12:12-27 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
A look at nine Gifts of the Spirit Paul lists in 1st Corinthians chapter 12. Text: 1st Corinthians 12:4-11 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
God is not inanimate – He’s alive and interacts with us daily through His Spirit. Text: 1st Corinthians 12:1-4 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
God’s holy days, holidays and observances all serve to remind – especially communion, which is the center of this discussion. Text: 1st Corinthians 11:17-34 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? 24 years ago this question was put to me… Text: Matthew 16:24-27 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
A discussion about how customs, traditions and social norms impact believers obeying God’s authority. Text: 1st Corinthians 11:1-16 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Few of us have a problem identifying and walking in our Christian liberties. But what about identifying and walking in our Christian obligations? And just what are those obligations anyway? Text: 1st Corinthians 10:14-31 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
God requires us to please Him, but then gives us all we need to do so. He gives us strength when we are tempted. Text: 1st Corinthians 10:12-33 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Some Believers really feel they are OK – but are they really? A review of why God isn’t pleased with some, and what to do about it. Text: 1st Corinthians 10:12-33 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Not a fire & brimstone sermon, but a look at why we are blessed, loved and saved but STILL God isn’t pleased with some of us. Text: 1st Corinthians 10:1-12 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
The discussion of Christian liberty continues, also Paul the sports fan offers a new perspective of the faith. Text: 1st Corinthians 9:19-27 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
Christian Liberty can mean that we choose NOT to be free so that the Gospel can be. Text: 1st Corinthians 9:7-18 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
There are times when our rights cause us to do the wrong things. More discussion on Paul’s instructions concerning food sacrificed to idols. Text: 1st Corinthians 8:13 – 9:6 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
How often do you struggle with food that has been sacrificed to idols? More than you think! True, most people these days don’t have that problem literally (that we know of) but we all certainly grapple with things in our
Paul reminds of the times and encourages us to forsake entanglements with the flesh and this present world – which is passing away. Text: 1st Corinthians 7:25-40 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
There is a tendency for believers to always want to change situations according to what is felt or perceived. Paul admonishes believers to remain as we are when we come to the Lord. Change must come from Him… Text: 1st
What does the bible say about mixed marriages? Even better – how does the bible define a mixed marriage? Text: 1st Corinthians 7:12-16 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
We know what society says, we know what the law says, but what does God’s Word say concerning the termination of a marriage? Good information for divorced believers or those considering marriage… absolutely critical information for believers currently struggling in
Just as the new year follows Christmas, this message is a continuation of the Christmas 2008 message. The Christmas story is only a beginning… Pastor George Hillman
Better than a video game! Better than a Hess Truck! Its the 2008 Calvary Chapel of Montclair Christmas Message! Pastor George and a handful of faithfuls battled a snow storm to make it possible to present to you “The Christmas
The Lord has given gifts to the married and the single – Find out what they are! If you are single learn to walk in your gift – and if you are married, not to withhold your gift… Text: 1st
Setting boundaries for extra-marital relationships. Text: 1st Corinthians 7:1 Sermon by: Pastor George Hillman
A call to glorify God in body and spirit. Pastor George Hillman
A reminder that we’ve been washed, sanctified and justified! Pastor George Hillman
There’s a quote I love that perfectly sets the tone for this discussion: “With one trifling exception, the world is made up entirely of others.”… Pastor George Hillman
Should Christians sue Christians? Perhaps the better question is: Should secular courts be enlisted to make Christians behave like Christians? Pastor George Hillman
A plea to purge the leaven (sin) from our churches. Pastor George Hillman
Imitate the good stuff! Corinth was a church with plenty of bad things going on. Paul provided a stark contrast for them – and us… a pattern of love and faithfulness where self-seeking and unfaithfulness were the norm. Pastor George
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Consider yourself a steward of the mysteries of God. That should look cool on your business card huh? Pastor George Hillman
We are supposed to be the “naos” (temple) of God where His Spirit dwells. A study of the tabernacle and why Paul compares it to us. Pastor George Hillman
Wood Hay and Straw Revisited… Pastor George Hillman
For the believer a foundation has been laid but what’s being built upon it? Gold, silver and precious stones – or wood hay and straw? Pastor George Hillman
What does it really mean to be “carnal”? Pastor George Hillman
Paul reminds believers of the differences between “those who are perishing” and “those who are being saved”… Pastor George Hillman
There’s a lot of preachin’ going on, but preaching what? Pastor George Hillman
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Due to a technical difficulty Sunday’s message (8-17-2008) did not record. At a later time this first study in 1st Corinthians chapter 1 will be re-recorded and made available on CD and online. We apologize for the disappointment.
In this world of “anti-everything-ness” what cause should believers take up? …and what will stir Christians to take up THIS cause?
Sunday August 10th 2008 Gia Lucid visited with us and shared in song! Listen to a little sample: If you’d like to get a CD of Gia’s music or contact her about coming to minister at your church or event
Do we need objects, icons and holy men to receive from God?
Ebo Elder Testimony Pro Boxer, former title holder, contestant on ESPN’s “The Contender”, and now full time evangelist Ebo Elder was with us July 27th 2008. Hear him share his greatest victories both inside and outside of the ring.
What difference does the Holy Spirit make?
Knowing God vs. Knowing Religion Being a Christian is more than being “religious” or going to church on Sunday. It also isn’t simply being a good person. It is all about having a relationship with Jesus. Many know of Jesus
Why bother getting out of bed on Sunday morning? Pastor George Hillman
Help for those pondering the “D” word… Pastor George Hillman