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
||CleanCommitted to Restoration||Bill Johnson, Eric Johnson, Candace Johnson, and Leslie Taylor gather with our house for a family meeting to talk about what God is saying in the midst of crisis, and what the next phase of recovery will look like for Shasta County. As a house, we are mourning with those who have suffered loss, and rejoicing with those who are safe. In the midst of this crisis, we are being given an opportunity to be infectious with hope, and distribute peace to those around us. In the past week, Bethel Church has become a distribution center hosting 3526 guests and distributing around 800,000 goods. Our house is now committed to a 2 year journey of recovery for the Shasta County area.||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVoice of the Restorer||The enemy came to steal, kill, and destroy but Jesus came to bring abundance of life! Let us mourn with those who mourn and rejoice with those who rejoice. Hope is alive today!||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecrets to a Great Marriage||“Marriage is a death march to a life camp.” Pastor Kris offers the secrets to a great marriage from decades of experience. Pastor Kris breaks down God’s original blueprint for marriage in Genesis 1-2 and weaves hilarious stories from his own life and others to set a bar for marriages.||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreasuring the Word||The Bible is so deep that we will be studying for eternity, as every nuance will be a glimpse of His face. It is endless in its scope and study. Bill Johnson unpacks how to treasure the Word. Bill shares personal secrets from his own secret place, stories of when he audibly heard the voice of God, and he unpacks Isaiah 30.||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDisruption||Eric Johnson starts a series exploring the concept of disruption. Our DNA is meant to be disruptive in nature like Jesus. This message will encourage you to shape the culture around you.||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Greatness Within||There is greatness hidden in the children of God that is often hidden and sometimes never comes unearthed and never seen. Kris Vallotton gives a strong word of exhortation calling us out of false humility and into perfect agreement with God. You were born for greatness!||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA War of Words||When God speaks, He creates. Bill Johnson breaks down Paul’s epistle to Timothy to encourage us that there is a war for our words. We have to take what God says and use prophesy as weapons of warfare.||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlace of Refuge 2.0||Being a place of refuge means that as believers, we are resorting to compassion over judgement. In this follow-up message on what it means to be a Place of Refuge, Eric Johnson teaches on the woman caught in adultery in John 8, and how Jesus slowed the momentum of a mob of judgement, and chose to extend mercy and grace to the woman in question.||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProphecies are Weapons of Warfare||How do we use prophecy as weapons of warfare? Pastor Bill Johnson breaks down 1 Timothy 1 to encourage us that there are things that God promises us that are not guaranteed. Much of what you need in life will be brought to you, but most of what you want, you will have to go get. God is not the caretaker of an orphanage but a Father who delights in fulfillment of life.||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRunning with an Inheritance||Eric Johnson discusses how to create a multigenerational momentum to give an inheritance to the generations to come. This message will encourage you to think generationally and to believe for a revival which will not end!||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGame Seven||Pastor Eric Johnson gives an encouraging message for the Body of Christ that the Holy Spirit is for everyone. By outlining the early church through the book of Acts, Eric encourages us to stay rooted in the presence of God, be teachable and stir up a desire to learn.||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRacial Reconciliation||The Kingdom of God creates racial harmony, justice and equality. Dann Farrelly gives a strong message on Pentecost Sunday about how the Church must lead the way in racial reconciliation. We would not need black activists if the Church just came together across races and learned to love each other well! He encourages us to hear each other’s heart and share your heart, building connection, compassion, representation and education. This message will challenge and convict us about the coming reformation.||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Long Game||Candace Johnson shares a Mother’s Day message asking the question: What does it look like to persevere or have endurance no matter what you face? Sharing her own life story and weaving together scriptures, Candace encourages us that even when we do not have understanding, we can still trust God. She exhorts us that even in seasons that do not make sense, we can still praise God, trust in Him to provide, contentment and not rely on my ways and ideas. This message will encourage you to just laugh at the future with joyful anticipation of God’s goodness in our lives.||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWarfare 101||How do we fight our battles? Worship is our greatest form of warfare! Verse by verse, Pastor Bill Johnson unpacks 2 Chronicles 20, as he encourages us to worship God with all our mind, soul body, and strength. Bill invites us into an even greater expression of praise to God. Declaring the Word of God aloud, praising Him with all of our bodies, Bill encourages us to step into an even greater level of wholehearted abandoned worship and praise.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGovernmental Authority||What is God's perspective on government? Bill Johnson brings clarity on the purpose of authority through scripture. God's mercy and justice go hand in hand. We have to yield to His voice and heart as we minister to the world. You'll receive practical leadership insight and tools for everyday life through biblical examples.||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArise and Build||How do we position our hearts and respond as a church body towards God's corporate mandate? Join Bill Johnson, Kris Vallotton, Eric Johnson, and Candace Johnson as they invite the world into God's call for Bethel to Arise and Build. Through scripture, prophetic words, and personal stories, we see God's masterful plan to impact the world through a willing church body. https://ariseandbuild.net/||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIncrease From Blessing||How do we maintain our focus on priorities in a season of blessing? Bill Johnson reminds us how we carry measures of God's glory from His blessings. Because of Stephen's example of intercession which led Paul into freedom and grace, peace spread throughout the region. We now get to stand in the gap for the salvation of others, and allow peace and comfort to spread over the world. The root systems of the earth are people, and we get to unveil the treasures of God through His people.||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFull Circle||What is true discipleship? Pastor Eric Johnson follows up on his previous Sunday message about what it means to follow Jesus by defining what true discipleship is. By weaving together different stories from the gospel of Luke, Eric makes a clear call to follow Jesus, put ourselves on the front line, and thrive as disciples of Jesus who raise up those around them in Christ.||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHis Resurrection is My Resurrection||How do you reflect on the significance of Jesus' death and resurrection in your daily life? Bill Johnson reminds us that this powerful sacrifice is not a mere fact that we know to be saved, but a true, empowering reality that we live from everyday. Just as Jesus died trusting in His Good Father to send the Holy Spirit to resurrect Him, we get to enter a deeper level of surrender in the One who loves us and is eternally for us.||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAbide and Listen||How do you perceive pruning? Bill Johnson brings perspective from John 15 that pruning is God's reward to growth, not His punishment. Through the parable of the vinedresser, we see how God has designed an ecosystem for increase and productivity. We are invited into fruitfulness that is a natural result from abiding in Him.||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne More Time||Have you ever been asked to do something one more time even though it didn't bring fruit previously? Eric Johnson encourages us through Luke 5 and Ephesians 2 to "go for it" one more time. You will gain insight into the precise timing of Jesus' wonders being displayed, revealing that nothing is impossible with God. Sometimes, all it takes is simple devotion and obedience to His voice.||3/18/2018||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.