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
||CleanThe Power Of The Gospel||What is the power of the gospel? Bill Johnson describes two powerful types of ministry and the need for both: covert and overt. Bill exhorts us to walk in the privilege of faith to boldly confess and make clear proclamations of the gospel of the kingdom. We must become believing believers who share of the gospel as all of heaven moves at the sound of our voice!||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpoch Seasons And Kairos Moments||When the Israelites crossed over the Jordan River, God crossed them over into a new season where He began doing things through them instead of just to them. In the same way, as we walk forward in faith into our new seasons, God brings us into divine moments and opportunities. Let’s be attentive to the new thing He is doing in our lives and in the world, always in tune to His leading.||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMercy and Breakthrough||Before an extended time of prayer ministry, Pastor Eric shares about the faith of Bartimaeus, a blind man who pursued Jesus for healing. In order to ask for the breakthrough we seek, we first have to know what it is we need mercy for. The Lord is tender and merciful, and He longs to bring us into abundance in every area of our lives. May each of us move toward Jesus and pursue the healing we need!||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Way Of Faith||The Holy Spirit of confidence in the Father has taken up residence in us, and He empowers us for a life of faith--the Bible even tells us that our faith gives God great pleasure. So what about our questions? In this sermon, Pastor Bill teaches on the importance of mystery in building our faith, reminding us that questions raised in an atmosphere of faith lead us to revelation. As we behold His glory in the midst of mystery, He will transform our perception and increase our faith and freedom in who He is!||1/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGive Them Something to Eat||Even in the midst of amazing signs and wonders, Jesus was constantly molding His disciples to be more like Him. He never lost sight of the importance of loving and serving others while keeping His eyes set on the big picture of His calling. Our purpose is much the same: to run after the destiny God has for our lives while daily partnering with Him to meet the needs of those around us. Pay attention to the small, day-to-day testimonies you encounter--they will shape you into the person He designed you to be!||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPositioned For Revival||God has many dreams for mankind, and He has chosen us to partner with Him and make them happen. Will we embrace our assignment to pray for our leaders and live our lives with His goodness on display? If we choose to cooperate with God’s heart for the world, He will renew our cities, nations, and world, positioning us for the greatest revival we have ever known.||1/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Brilliance of the Early Church||As long as there are people who have not heard the name of Jesus, Christians have important work to do here on earth. We have the privilege of advancing the gospel in our world, and as we do so, we are called to the challenge of pursuing both quantity and quality in our ministry. In this teaching, Pastor Eric shares practical ways to live in one accord as we move toward the intersection of quantity in quality in bringing God’s kingdom to earth.||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Year of BREAKTHROUGH||2017 is destined to be a year of new beginnings and breakthrough because we serve a God who is constantly progressing us forward in Him. But how will we posture ourselves in the process? Pastor Bill shares the significance of receiving words over our lives and recording them so we can keep our eyes on the future’s promises as we move forward. Even if the prize seems far off, we are called to shout for joy in all things, positioning ourselves for powerful increase.||1/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Generosity of the Father||Dave Harvey, a pastor at Bethel's School of Supernatural Ministry, speaks on the generosity of the Father.||12/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod Has No Rival||At this time in history, we have a unique opportunity to invest in our world with the work of the Kingdom, sharing the goodness of God with those around us. We will be empowered to shape culture when we walk under God’s influence and allow His presence to transform our paradigms and perspectives. Now is a time not to shrink back into a self-centered focus, but to set our affections on God and invest in the powerful work He is doing!||12/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDid You Get What You Came For?||After a time of prayer and commissioning for his call back to England, Paul Manwaring shares a reflection on living fully wherever God brings us, asking the question “did you get what you came here for?” Exploring values of Bethel Redding like worship, identity, family, and the prophetic, he invites us to seek the depths of God’s heart in every area of our lives, in every season.||12/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Heart Of A Prophet||After a ministry time of prayer focused on reconciliation and relational healing, Pastor Bill shares his heart and biblical insight on carrying the heart of a prophet as God prepares to move in our lives and the world. When seasons change and He begins to do something new, he speaks to his prophets. As we partner with Him to move toward what He has purposed, He will draw nations to Himself. Our responsibility is simply to say “yes!”||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCultivating Prophetic Families||What would happen if our children were raised in a house of dreamers who anticipate the voice of God in every facet of life? In this sermon, Kris Vallotton shares five practical ways to inspire children in the prophetic and create a strong spiritual atmosphere in your home. There is no such thing as a junior Holy Spirit--let’s raise up our kids as powerful forces in the Kingdom!||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI Am Thankful||As Thanksgiving approaches, are we aware of the power of gratitude in our lives? Thanksgiving is a weapon God has given us--it can usher us into the presence of God and create an atmosphere of worship in our lives. Rather than being controlled by our circumstances, let’s be a people who respond to God’s unending goodness with unending thanks.||11/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Context for Culture||As believers, we are not simply spectators in culture, but stewards of it. So how can we manifest the Kingdom in our everyday lives? Pastor Eric shares the importance of knowing and engaging with the culture around us before we can effectively bring Jesus into it. Our generation longs for the truth and authenticity found in the Gospel--let’s move forward to advance the Kingdom!||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod's Way To Blessing||The anointing of the day of the cancellation of debt is here! Pastor Bill Johnson exhorts us to be a people who demonstrate kingdom generosity and give joyfully. Bill weaves sermons from 2 Corinthians 9 with Philippians 4 to show how God is able to make all grace abound to give extravagantly and be a blessing to the nations. The Lord receives honor through generosity, gratefulness, and when the Body works together for kingdom purposes. Bill turns our gaze upwards, reminding us that there is a day coming where what you have done on earth is the only thing that will matter eternally.||11/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Territories||Saying “yes” to Jesus means saying “yes” to movement. He invites us to walk into new territory with Him, advancing His Kingdom as we bridge the great divide between the church and culture at large. All it takes it faithfulness to live with fruitful momentum is responding to His invitation! Let’s be Jesus-followers who move from one degree of glory to the next and fight to believe He will finish what He started in us.||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoney||In the words of Bethel’s long-time CFO, Stephen De Silva, we are not meant to be ruled by money but to be rulers over money. Knowing God’s heart for our finances is crucial if we are going to steward practical life well in the Kingdom. Let’s adjust to His perspective so we can come out of our bondage and enter a place of strength and authority over money!||10/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmotional Prosperity||Before we can effectively lead our families and others, we need to know how to lead ourselves in emotional health so that the life we are leading is sustainable. Being individually well is key to thriving inside of community! In this teaching, Jason Vallotton shares how we can get our needs met in body, soul, and spirit so we can partner with Jesus to express the joy of His kingdom. This message is from week 5 of Bethel’s Life Series.||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSexuality||God created sex, and He intends for us to enjoy it. So why is there so much shame attached to it our culture, and how can we approach it with His perspective? How can we raise up powerful children who fight for purity? In this teaching, Kris Vallotton offers steps to developing a healthy sexual culture in your marriage, your family, and your world. (Formerly titled: Developing A Healthy Sexual Culture)||10/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPowerful Parenting||Culture today makes it difficult to pursue healthy and whole family. We at Bethel have a mandate to raise up believers who think differently and do family well! Olivia Shupe, Amy Gagnon, and Bill Johnson join Eric and Candace Johnson for a panel on parenting in the Kingdom, sharing how to partner with God in parenting and how to push our children into the arms of the Father.||10/2/2016||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!"
Thank you, Lord, for this Church!
I listen every week and wait with great anticipation for itunes update for the fresh word pouring out from this church under the leading of Bill Johnson. It's become contageous in my town and all my soccer mom friends have sermons in their IPODS. I am in AWE of how God uses these Pastors and leaders and so blessed by the anointing on this church to break through "religion" and demonstrate the true character of God. It encourages my walk so much. The people of God are STARVING for these teachings. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, and thanking THE LORD OUR GOD for this amazing part of the Body of Christ. You can stand on ur prayers for you! Best stuff I've ever heard! YEA, GOD!
WARNING!!! This podcast comes with a special annointing...I just listened to the 12/27 podcast titled "Coming of the Messiah" and the spirit of laughter hit me...(MIRTH!) My husband woke up and got angry with me because he couldn't understand what was so funny!!! (honestly neither could I, it musta' been super-natural !!!!) I do know for sure though that I laughed till tears came outta' my eyes and still kept on laughing...Something happened to me, can't describe it, but it was the best thing that has happened to me in a while (and really great things are happing to me!!!) Thank you so much HOLY SPIRIT, I really needed that! p.s. to those of you responsible for this podcast, PLEASE, keep 'em comin' they are really great. I wanna' come to a service someday but I live in Georgia, never been to CALI, so please know that this podcast is highly effective!!! BLESS YOUR MINISTRY!