Sermons

  • Wednesday Sermon: Parables of Heaven

    On Wednesday evening, October 28, Bethel church members gathered and listened to the word of God from Matthew 13:31-33. The message was on parables of heaven, especially focusing on the parables of the mustard seed and the yeast. “We looked into these precious parables of heaven our Lord told us to clearly tell us about…

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  • Sunday Sermon: It is for Freedom that Christ Has Set us Free

    [John 8:32] and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” [Galatians 5:1] It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. These two verses come close to my heart especially as I’m here…

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  • Bethel Sermon: He Will Baptize you with the Holy Spirit and Fire

    On Sunday, July 5, Bethel church members gathered and worshiped the Lord together in spirit and truth. The word of God was from Matthew 3, the testimony of John the Baptist about Jesus Christ the Lord. “We dove into how the baptist witnessed Jesus as the one who comes to baptize with the Holy Spirit…

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  • Bethel Church Wednesday Sermon: I Am the Bread of Life

    On Wednesday, May 20, DC Bethel members gathered and worshiped the Lord together online. The intercessory prayer was prayed by a committed member Olu. Then the sermon ensued after opening praise. “The passage was from John 6. We’ve meditated on how Jesus fed the 5,000 and then made an offer to everyone to receive the…

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Devotional

  • No Buts about It

    A Christian Facebook group I belong to spent the better part of last month in a civil war over “Deadpool,” the hard-R shoot ’em up based on Rob Liefeld’s salty, wisecracking comic book mercenary-antihero of that name. This group (normally devoted to theology and beer) broke into a firefight over whether it’s acceptable for Christians…

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  • [Excerpt] From PASCAL’S PENSÉES SECTION XII 740

    The two oldest books in the world are those of Moses and Job, the one a Jew and the other a Gentile. Both of them look upon Jesus Christ as their common centre and object: Moses in relating the promises of God to Abraham, Jacob, etc., and his prophecies; and Job, Quis mihi det ut,[278]…

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  • [Devotional] A Covenant with Eyes

    1 Timothy 5:22 Do not be too quick in the laying on of hands and thereby share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure. Someone has said, “You cannot help the first look, but the second is sin.” Jesus indicated that you can engage in immorality by a look. The Bible places the “lust…

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  • [Excerpt] God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, not the God of the philosophers

    The God of Christians is not a God who is simply the author of mathematical truths, or of the order of the elements; that is the view of heathens and Epicureans. He is not merely a God who exercises His providence over the life and fortunes of men, to bestow on those who worship Him…

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Books

  • 12 Must Read Books while Staying Home

    1. The Radical Disciple by John Stott 2. Appointment in Jerusalem by Derek Prince 3. Born Again by Chuck Colson 4. The Spirit of Disciplines by Dallas Willard 5. What’s so Amazing about Grace? by Philip Yancey 6. Taking our cities for God by John Dawson 7. The Case for Psalms by N.T. Wright 8….

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  • The Farewell Discourse and Final Prayer of Jesus: An Exposition of John 14-17

    Up to now, states author Carson in his Preface, what he has written on the Gospel of John was prepared for the well-trained minister or serious student, and is available only in journals or in books not likely to be read by the general reader. He is more and more convinced, Carson continues, that those…

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