Bethel Church Sermon of the Week
By Bethel Church Redding
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Bethel Church is a community of believers led by pastor Bill Johnson in Redding, California. We are passionate about God and people. Our mission is revival: the personal, regional, and global expansion of God’s Kingdom through his manifest presence. Enjoy our podcast and please feel free to visit us at ibethel.org or check out our services on ibethel.tv
||CleanIt's Not Over Til It's Over||How do you navigate through the new and unknown? Eric Johnson exhorts the church through Phillipians 3. He reminds us to keep steady as we move forward with God's vision and Word. Through thankfulness and joy, we press on to the future and steer clear from distraction.||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInheriting Breakthrough||2017 was declared as the Year of Breakthrough. We believe that God is releasing an anointing for breakthrough greater than anything we have seen these past eleven months. Bill Johnson goes through Psalm 16 to empower our wait in seeing God's promises fulfilled. Know it is in His heart for your joy to be complete and full.||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World Within Us||How do we live out sustainable transformation? If we want to see change in our lives, we first have to look at the world within us. Kris Vallotton unpacks how we change the ecosystem of our beliefs through the lens of God's testimonies and promises. You will discover the practical application of being transformed through the renewing of your mind. Scripture: Romans 5; Romans 12; Mark 4; Deut 8:18; Psalm 119; Joshua 1||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Discipline of Thankfulness||Our biggest challenges are our greatest opportunities for spiritual growth. What waits for us on the other side of our problems? How do we navigate ourselves through? Pastor Bill Johnson shares the significance and effects of practicing a lifestyle of thanksgiving.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFight the Right Fight||How do we remain moved by the Spirit instead of slipping into dead religion? Are we fighting the right fights? Eric Johnson challenges us to stay close to compassion and see humanity through God's narrative. Be inspired by practical and biblical examples to recalibrate your perspective on the value of human life.||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJesus, Full of the Holy Spirit||How can we measure if a cup is filled? You can tell if a glass is filled, when it overflows. The kingdom is measured in the same way, and we can tell how filled we are with the measure of the kingdom of God that demonstrates in our lives around us. Bill Johnson breaks down Isaiah 61 verse by verse to encourage us to represent the Father by being filled with the Holy Spirit to the point where we release the kingdom. This message will invite you to be so filled or overshadowed by the presence of God, that cities and nations around us must be transformed by the glory of God. Scripture: 1 John 3:8, Hebrews 11:1, Hebrews 1, Mark 1, Luke 3, Matthew 3, Mark 9, Isaiah 61, John 20||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiving In Expectation for Blessings||Every challenge towards our faith is an opportunity for God to vindicate us. Pastor Bill Johnson masterfully weaves through the gospels to encourage us to put a demand on heaven to see breakthrough and expect seven times what the enemy has stolen from our lives. This teaching will empower and encourage you to recognize the way God anoints people all around us to lead us out of our wilderness, and fully vindicate us. Scripture: Luke 3:1-38, Luke 4:1-44, Matthew 14, Hebrews 11,||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCaring for Your Spirit||How do we steward our gifts well and be accountable to what we have been given? The bible exhorts us that to “much who is given, much is required!” Pastor Kris challenges us to really look at the graces we have been endowed with and use them for the fullness. This message will encourage you to live for all Jesus died for!||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet in the Game||We are living in the greatest revival in Church history. How do we all find our position and places and take our place in the kingdom of God? Pastor Eric breaks down stories from the book of Acts and the gospels as an invitation for all to get off the bench and press on, pulling away everything that distracts and delays us and fulfill our call. This message will deeply encourage you that all God is looking for is looking for a person to say yes to Him!||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFollowing His Voice||The Word promises that Jesus’ sheep hear His voice and follow Him! Bill Johnson gives a very practical teaching by breaking down the parable of the sower and the seed. How do we deal with the concerns of this world, so our attention is completely focused on His voice of life. This message will provoke you to listen to His voice alone!||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Finisher of our Faith||Erwin McMannun once said, “The Church is to be the genius expression of God.” Pastor Eric Johnson breaks down Ephesians 2 and 3 to encourage us to see ourselves as saints rather than sinners, and actually as God’s masterpieces. Pastor Eric breaks down stories from great artists and rich scripture to encourage us to see ourselves the way God does!||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWalking Through Pain||Jesus asked the man by the pool of Bethesda, “Do you want to get well?” There are things of what happens in our lives that are so painful so when the Healer is right in front of us asking us, “Do you want to get healed?” Jesus wants to take our pallet of pain into a pulpit of purpose. Kris Vallotton practically and vulnerably outlines four points of what pain is and also how to journey out of it. We cannot always control what happens to us but this message will help us control what happens in us! Scripture: John 5:2, 2 Cor. 10, James 1, Nehemiah 2, Proverbs 18:16, Proverbs 25:20, Proverbs 25:19, Lam 3:51||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Fruitfulness of Joy||Randy Clark once said, “Tears are to repentance what laughter is to salvation.” We need to have a lifestyle of joy celebrating the kindness and goodness of the Lord. Pastor Bill Johnson finishes the second part in a two part message on the discipline of joy. This teaching will equip you how to celebrate in joy and in faith into breakthrough!||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Discipline of Joy||How can we walk in the fullness of joy as our strength even in trials and tribulations? Pastor Bill Johnson unpacks a passage from the book of Nehemiah to exhort us to become the happiest people we know. Joy is a choice. And this teaching will equip you with practical tools and revelation of how to step into celebration, gratefulness and joy in every season and circumstance.||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Holy Spirit||How does God put us on like a glove the way He did with Gideon in Judges 6? Pastor Eric unpacks the person of The Holy Spirit to invite us into a deeper friendship and partnership with the presence of God. This teaching will inspire you to abandon yourself until you are fully possessed by the very presence of God. Scripture: Exodus 31:1-18, Judges 6, John 7:37-39, John 14:26, John 16:5, Acts 2:1-47,||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Voice of Life||How do we hear His voice of life in the midst of the mundane? How do we not partner with accusation? Danny Silk weaves humorous tales about overcoming the enemy’s voice and walking in His voice of life!||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDivorce and Remarriage||Can there be life after divorce? The Church has sometimes fallen into judging and marginalizing Christians who have experienced past failures in marriage. Kris Vallotton courageously shares vulnerable stories from his son’s divorce and tackles passages to ask the tough questions of divorce and remarriage. This message will revolutionize the way we help restore our brothers and sisters and recommission them to live and love again. Psalm 84:6, Psalm 28:7, Psalm 84:11, Jeremiah 17:7-8, Jeremiah 3:8, Psalm 34:8, Genesis 2:24, Matthew 19:2-12, Luke 7:44, Ephesians 5:7-14, Genesis 29:14-30, Isaiah 61:1-3||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReigning in Life||How do we rule and reign in life? Jesus, the King of Kings became a man, so that we can become kings! Pastor Bill breaks down four obstacles to ruling and reigning as royalty. He outlines practical keys of how to overcome obstacles from our past which hinder our victorious Christian life: guilt, shame, regret, bitterness.||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFollow Jesus Beyond Our Understanding||Jesus exhorts us that in order to find our lives we have to first lose it. Pastor Eric Johnson continues the second message of a two part series asking the questions, “What does it mean to follow Jesus?” Eric unpacks passages from Matthew, Colossians, Ephesians, and John to explore what it truly looks like to count the cost and follow hard after Jesus.||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSetting the Five Fold on Fire||Jonathan Wesley said, “Set yourself on fire for the world to watch you burn.” Danny Silk weaves together a masterful teaching acting out the difference of the function and operation of each of the five-fold giftings: apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers. This teaching will help you navigate hard transitions in ministry, embrace your calling and set the world on fire for Jesus.||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPersevering Prayer||How do we pray for a breakthrough? How do we pray the prayers of faith? Jesus never taught on unanswered prayers because He didn't have any. Pastor Bill Johnson breaks down the story of Peter's deliverance in Acts 12, and weaves stories from his own life and other generals in the faith to give us a blueprint of how to pray prayers which shape history. This teaching will empower and equip you to shape history through praying and never giving up on the promises of God.||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
These messages have changed my life! There is so much truth and meat in what is said! I am starting to DO and LIVE a Chrstianity that I have only theorized and "believed!"
The messeges coming out of Bethel Church are changing my life....If you listen to these, your mind will be renewed to the bigger picture of the Christian walk; the fullness of the gospel!
It is wonderful to hear sermons that reveal to you that there is more to God than just Sunday church, and it is available to all who desire to go deeper with Him. Thank you for sharing these messages and keeping me encourage with my walk with the Lord.