Bethel Christian Church

Sunday Morning Worship 9:30am
Sunday School 11am
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08/31/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, August 29, 2021

“Naaman—Taking a Step Toward God”
II Kings 5

Introduction:

I Kings 5:1-19

I. Why did Naaman come to God?

Isaiah 53:6
Romans 3:10, 23
Romans 6:23
Ezekiel 18:4
Hebrews 9:27

II. How did Naaman come to God?

1. A searching ________________.

(I Kings 5:3, 10, 13)
Eph. 2:8, 9

2. A suffering ______________.

(I Kings 5:2, 3)
Phil. 2:6-8
Isaiah 53:4, 5
II Cor. 5:21

3. A simple act of __________________.

II Cor. 5:17
Romans 6:4
I Peter 3:21
John 14:21

08/25/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, August 22, 2021

“Greater Faith – Greater Life”
II Kings 4:8-37

Introduction:

Matthew 16:26
(John 14:12)
II Kings 4:8-10

I. Faith makes room for God to ________.

John 3;8

II. Faith blesses us at the point of our ________________.

II Kings 4:11-17
Luke 1:53
Mark 10:25
Isaiah 64:6
Rev. 3:17
Matthew 5:3

III. Faith doesn’t manipulate God; it ____________ Him.

II Kings 4:18-26

IV. Faith produces a holy ________________________.

II Kings 4:27-29

V. Faith is demonstrated by ____________________.

II Kings 4:30
(Mark 5:28
(Luke 18:1-8)
II Kings 4:31-37

VI. Faith’s ultimate blessing is deliverance from __________.

Gal. 3:26, 27
Rom. 5:6-8
Rom. 8:31, 32

08/18/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, August 15, 2021

08/18/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, August 8, 2021
“A Double Portion”
I Kings 19:19-21
Introduction:
II Kings 2:9
I Kings 19:19
I. The path to the greater life is filled with bold acts of
__________.
I Kings 19:20, 21
Matthew 16:24
II. The path to the greater life is filled with every day
acts of ______________.
I Kings 19:21
Matthew 20:26
Phil. 2:9
Matthew 25:26
III. The path to the greater life is fueled with a
________________ ____________.
II Kings 2:8-12
John 14:12
Matthew 13:44
Conclusion:
II Kings 2:14

08/03/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, July 25, 2021

07/18/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, July 11, 2021

“Critics”
John 12:1-8
Introduction:

John 13:34, 35

I. ____________ criticism.

John 12:1-5;
Matthew 15:3; 17:24

II. ____________________ the motives behind the criticism.

John 12:6
1. Sometimes critics are ________________ ____.

2. Some critics are ______________.

3. Some critics are ______________.
Matthew 27:18
4. Some critics have a ______ __________.
Prov. 12:18
5. Some critics are just ______________ and ______________.
Phil. 2:3
6. Some critics are trying to ________.
Prov. 7:5

III. ____________ from criticism.

Prov. 13:18; 15:31; 25:12; 29:1

IV. ______________ to criticism if necessary.

1. Sometimes Jesus ______________ to answer His critics.
Matthew 21:23-25
Prov. 19:11
2. Other times Jesus did ______________.
John 12:7, 8; Mark 2:17
Matthew 12:25, 26; Prov. 15:1

V. ____________ to be sidetracked by criticism.

John 12:7; Neh. 6:3; I Cor. 15:58

06/09/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, June 6, 2021

“Grace for Samson”
Judges 13-16

Introduction:

I. Samson’s ______________ is evidence of God’s grace.

Judges 13:1, 5
Judges 13:24, 25

II. Samson’s ________________ is evidence of God’s grace.

Judges 14:6, 14, 18, 19
Judges 15:14, 15

III. Samson’s ______________ is evidence of God’s grace.

Judges 14:1-3
Judges 17:6; 21:25
Gal. 6:7, 8

IV. Samson’s ______________ is evidence of God’s grace.

Judges 16:4-6
Judges 16:15-17
Judges 16:20-22

V. Samson’s ____________ is evidence of God’s grace.

Judges 16:28-30

Conclusion:

1. Grace knows there is ______________ in my ____________.

Luke 22:31, 32

2. Grace sees a ____________ after my ______________.

(John 21:15-19)

05/17/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, May 16, 2021

“Grace for Moses”
Num. 20:1-13

Introduction:

I. The people ________________.

Num. 20:1-5

II. God ________________.

Num. 20:11

III. Moses ____________.

Num. 20:6-11
Psalm 106:32, 33
(Ex. 2:11, 12)
Ex. 11:8
Ex. 32:19
Jam. 1:19, 20
Eph. 4:26, 27

IV. God ______________.

Num. 20:12
Num. 20:24

V: God ______________.

Heb. 12:5, 6
Luke 9:29-31

Conclusion:

II Pet. 3:9
I Cor. 10:4

05/10/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church, May 9, 2021

“Grace for Hagar”
Genesis 16

Introduction:

Gen. 16:1-6

Gen. 16:7-10

Gen. 16:13

II Chron. 16:9

I. In His grace, God sees your ____________.

Gen. 16:13

Psalm 22:24

II. In His grace, God sees your ____________.

Gen. 16:10-12

I Kings 17:12

Matthew 6:33

III. In His grace, God sees your ____________.

Gen. 16:9

II Tim. 1:5

II Tim. 3:15

05/03/2021

Morning Worship Service at Bethel Christian Church May 2, 2021

“Grace for Judah”
Genesis 37, 38, 44

Introduction:

I. The bad news: Judah’s failures.

1. Judah failed as a ______________.
Gen. 37:26, 27
2. Judah failed as a ______.
Gen. 37:34, 35
3. Judah failed as a ______.
Gen. 38:6-10
4. Judah failed as a ____________-____-______.
Gen. 38:11
5. Judah failed as a ____________ ______.
Gen. 38:14-16
Gen. 39:9
Gen. 38:17, 18
6. Judah failed as a __________.
Gen. 38:24
Matthew 7:3
Gen. 38:25, 26

II. The good news: God’s grace.

1. God is ________________.
Rom. 46:10
2. Man is ____________________.
Gen. 49:10
I Cor. 6:9-11
Matthew 1:3
3. Grace is ____________________.
I Cor. 1:18, 21-23
Rev. 5:5. 9

Conclusion:

Gen. 44:30-34

04/26/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church April 26, 2021

“Grace for Abraham”
Gen. 12, 21, 22; Heb. 11:8-19

Introduction:

I. Abraham ________________ God’s leading.

Gen. 12:1-6

Heb. 11:8-10

II. Abraham __________________ family obligations.

Gen. 12:5

Gen. 13:14-20

Deut. 6:4-9

Eph. 6:4

III. Abraham was ________________ to God.

Gen. 21:1-5

Gen. 22:2, 7, 8, 11, 12

Heb. 11:17-19

Gen. 22:5

Matthew 10:37

Conclusion:

Gen. 22:16, 17

Gal. 3:26-29

04/20/2021
04/11/2021

Morning service at Bethel Christian Church, April 11, 2021.

“Grace for Peter”
John 21

Introduction:

Christianity has two distinguishing features:

1. Christianity is based on ____________________ events,
not just ideas or philosophies.

John 7:46
I Cor. 15:17

2. Christianity is based on __________, not __________.

Eph. 2:1, 4, 5

I. Most of us are better at believing in the _________________
than we are at believing in __________.

Psalm 31:10
Psalm 32:3, 4
Psalm 38:4-6

II. Most of us are better at remembering our __________
than we are at remembering God’s ________.

Matthew 26:31, 35
Matthew 26:69-75

III. Remember that God is better at ____________ than we
are at ______________.

Mark 16:7
John 21:3-7
John 21:15-19
Rom. 4:25
Psalm 32:5

04/05/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, April 4, 2021

“Alive in Me”
Matthew 28:1-20

Introduction:

Matthew 28:1-7

I. The ____________ who have fear and great joy.

Matthew 28:8
I Cor. 15:3-8
Gal. 1:12
Rom. 8:1
Rom. 6:9, 14
Rev. 21:4
Psalm 30:5
John 11:25, 26

II. The _________ ____________ who have no fear and no joy.

(Matthew 27:62-65)
Matthew 28:11-15

III. The ________________ who have fear but no joy.

Matthew 28:4, 15

IV. The __________________ who have fear and joy in spite of
doubts.

Matthew 28:16, 17
Matthew 28:18-20

03/30/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, March 28, 2021

“Punished for Me”
Matthew 27:26-56

Introduction:

Matthew 27:26-33
(Mark 15:21/Rom. 16:13)
Matthew 27:33-38
Luke 22:19, 20
Isaiah 53:5
I Peter 2:24

I. Most people are ______________ Jesus.

Matthew 27:39-44
Luke 23:40, 41

II. God is ____________________ for Jesus.

Matthew 27:45-50
John 19:30
Matthew 27:51-53

III. Some are ____________________ who Jesus is
and what He is doing for them.

Matthew 27:54-56

IV. One is ______________ Jesus carry the cross.

(Matthew 27:32)
Luke 9:23
(Mark 15:24)
Gal. 3:27

03/22/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, March 21, 2021

“Accused for Me”
Matthew 26:57-27:26

Introduction:

Matthew 26:57-27:26

The six injustices of Jesus’ trial:

1. The ____________ was unjust.
(Matthew. 26:57, 17)
2. The ‘______ ______________’ experience was unjust.
(Matthew 26:59)
3. Their ______ of __________________ was unjust.
(Matthew 26:60, 61)
4. The ____________________ process was unjust.
(Matthew 26:65, 66)
5. The ____________________ was unjust.
(Matthew 26:65, 66; 27:1, 2)
6. Pilate’s __________ ______________ was unjust.
(Matthew 27:18, 24)

The four kinds of people exposed by His trial:

1. The Sanhedrin – the ____________________.
(Matthew 27:18)
Matthew 16:25
2. Pilate – the ____________________.
Lk. 23:4, 14, 22
Matthew 27:22
Matthew 16:26, 27
3. Barabbas – the ____________.
(Matthew 27:20, 21)
I Peter 3:18
4. Judas – the ____________________.
(Matthew 27:3-5)

03/15/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, March 14, 2021

“Crushed for Me”
Matthew 26:36-53

Introduction:

Isa. 53:5
John 1:14
Col. 2:9
Phil. 2:5-7

Three crushing emotions we experience in our own lives.

I. ________________ over the future.

Matthew 26:36-39
Isa. 53:5
II Cor. 5:21
Isa. 53:6
Luke. 22:44

II. _____________________ from a lack of commitment.

Matthew 26:40-46
Mark 14:36

III. ________________ by a friend.

Matthew 26:47-50
I John 1;9
I Tim. 2:4
Luke 22:59-61

He emerged victorious over the crushing emotional battle and …

IV. ____________________ to God’s plan.

Matthew 26:51-53
John 18:11

CONCLUSION:

1. Peter misunderstood his own __________________.

2. Peter misunderstood kingdom ____________.

03/09/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church, March 7, 2021

“Betrayed for Me”
Matthew 26:6-25

Introduction:

Matthew 26:6-25

Why does Judas __________________ all of us?

Matthew 26:22, 31
Matthew 10:32, 33
Matthew 16:24
Malachi 3:10
Acts 8:36
Ephesians 2:8

Why did Judas ____________ Jesus? Why do ____?

Matthew 16:23
Luke 7:19
Matthew 28:17

1. I wonder if Judas wanted a Messiah who would
__________ evil and ____________ the righteous.

Luke 4:18-30

2. I wonder if Judas wanted a Messiah who would
work on His __________________.

Matthew 27:4, 5

3. I wonder if Judas wanted a Messiah who would
bestow __________ and ____________.

Matthew 26:24

03/01/2021

Morning Service at Bethel Christian Church February 28, 2021

“Here’s the Big Takeaway”
Eccl. 12:9-14

Introduction:

When matter is ______________, then ________ you do matters.

Eccl. 3:11
Gen. 1:1
Eccl. 12:9-14

I. Meaningful life comes from ______________ God.

Eccl. 12:11
Eph. 4:14
II Tim. 3:16, 17
Eccl. 12:12
Ps. 119:97-105

II. Meaningful life comes from ______________ God.

Eccl. 12:13
Eccl. 3:14
Eccl. 5:7
Eccl. 7:18
Eccl. 8:12
Prov. 9:10
Deut. 10:12, 13
Ps. 2:11
Jer. 2:13

Conclusion:

When you make ______ the big deal, your ________ becomes a big deal too.

Eccl. 12:14
Mt. 16;26
Rom. 8:1

02/22/2021

Morning Service Bethel Christian Church, February 21, 2021

The person who usually edits the video is out of town this week, therefore, the service today will be unedited.

“Wisdom for the Struggles of Aging”

Introduction:

Eccl. 11:8

I. Focus on the ________________ instead of the ___________.

Eccl. 12:1-7
Prov. 16:31
Rev. 2:10
II Cor. 4:16
II Cor. 5:1

II. Focus on the ______________ instead of the _____________.

1. ____________________.
Eccl. 7:10
2. A ________________ spirit.
Phil. 4:8

III. Focus on God’s ______ instead of potential ______________.

(Mt. 20:20, 21)
Mt. 6:27, 34
Ps. 37:25
Phil. 4:6, 7
Isa. 46:4

IV. Focus on the ____________ instead of the ________.

Ps. 51:3
Isa. 1:18

Conclusion:

Eccl. 12:7

02/17/2021

Morning Service Bethel Christian Church, February 14, 2021

“Wisdom for Youth”
Eccl. 11:4-12:1

Introduction:

Mt. 18:3
Eccl. 11:7-10

I. Don’t waste your youth by ____________________ risk:
______________ Risk.

Eccl. 11:4-6
Lk. 5:11, 28
Jn. 15:20
(Mk. 13:11)
Lk. 1:38

II. Don’t waste your youth by ____________________ joy:
______________ Joy.

Eccl. 11:9, 10
Eccl. 3:12, 13
\ Eccl. 8:15
Eccl. 9:7

III. Don’t waste your youth by ____________________ God:
______________ God.

Eccl. 12:1
Eccl. 11:9
Gen. 8:1
Gen. 19:29
Gen. 30:22
Ex. 2:24
I Sam. 1:19
Jer. 1:6, 7
I Tim. 4:12
Ps. 37:4

02/08/2021

Morning Service Bethel Christian Church, February 7, 2021

There were some technical difficulties recording the service, therefore the quality of the videoing is not as good as usual.

“Solomon’s Reflections on Death”

Introduction:

Heb. 9:27
Eccl. 7:22

We aren’t really ready to ________ until we are ready to ______!

I. Solomon’s discoveries about ________ and __________.

1. Death is the ultimate ________________.
Eccl. 2:13-16
Eccl. 9:2-3
Eccl. 3:19, 20
Psalm 49:10-12
If death is the ultimate ________________, then meaning is the
ultimate ________________.
Eccl. 6:6
Eccl. 2:16
2. Death is the ultimate ______________.
Eccl. 7:4
Psalm 90:12
If death is the ultimate ______________ then living is the
ultimate ________________.
Eccl. 2:24
Eccl. 3:12, 13
Eccl. 5:18
Eccl. 8:15
Eccl. 9:7-10
Eccl. 7:10
Eccl. 11;4
Psalm 118:24

II. Jesus has broken the power of __________.

Heb. 2:14, 15
Rev. 1:18
I Pet. 1:3

Conclusion:

Lk. 9:23

02/02/2021

Morning Service Bethel Christian Church, January 31, 2021

“Worship As It Should Be”
Eccl. 5:1-7

Introduction:

Eccl. 5:1-7
Prov. 10:19

I. We need less talk and more __________________.

Eccl. 5:1
Ps. 28:1

II. We need less talk and more __________________.

Eccl. 5:2, 3
I Sam. 15:22
Isa. 1:11
Amos 5:21-24
Hosea 6:6
Eccl. 5:4-6
Ps. 66:13, 14

III. We need less talk and more ______.

Eccl. 5:7
Isa. 6:5
Rev. 4:10
Heb. 12:28

Conclusion:

1. We will _______________ His magnificence.
Ps. 89:7
2. We will ______________ His wrath.
Ps. 90:11
3. We will __________ in His love.
Ps. 147:11
Ex. 34:14

01/26/2021

Morning Service, Bethel Christian Church, January 24, 2021

“Why Should I Work So Hard?”
Eccl. 2:18-22

Introduction:

Ecl. 2:10, 11; 18-22
1. The ________ person.
Eccl. 4:5
2. The ____________________.
Eccl. 4;8

I. The ________ to success.

1. Work _____________________.
Eccl. 3:2; 9:10
Col. 3:23
2. Work with __________________.
Eccl. 7:1
3. Work __________.
Eccl. 10:10
4. Work ____________________.
Eccl. 4:9, 10
5. Work ____________________.
Eccl. 11:6

II. The ____________ for workaholism – R.E.L.A.X.

R – ________________ our values.
Eccl. 4:4; Mk. 8:36, 37
E – __________ our rewards.
Eccl. 3:13
L – __________ our labor.
Eccl. 10:15; Ex. 20:8-11
Eccl. 4:6; Ps. 23:2
A – ____________________ God’s care.
Eccl. 2:24; Mt. 6:31, 32
X – ________________ our pressure for God’s peace.
Eccl. 7:13, 14; Phil. 4:6, 7

01/19/2021

Morning Service, Bethel Christian Church, January 17, 2021

“How Much Money Is Enough?”
Eccl. 5:10-20
Introduction:
I. What we hope wealth will bring.
1. ____________________.
Eccl. 5:10
2. ____________________.
Eccl. 4:4
Lk. 12:15
3. ____________________.
Eccl 5:11, 15-17
Lk. 12::18-21
Mt. 6:19-21
II. What wealth actually brings.
1. More ________________.
Eccl. 5:11
2. More ________________.
Eccl. 5:12
3. More ________________.
Eccl. 5:13, 14
4. More ________________.
Eccl. 5:15
Lk. 16:11
III. What God wants me to do with my wealth.
1. Be ________________ and __________.
Eccl. 5:19, 20
I Tim. 6:6
2. Be ________________.
Eccl. 6:9
3. Be ________________.
Eccl. 11:1
I Tim. 6:17-19

01/11/2021

Morning Service, Bethel Christian Church, January 10, 2021

“It’s About Time”
Eccl. 3:1-14

Introduction:

I. At ______ time, it can be the ________ and _________ times.

Eccl. 3:1-8

Eccl. 9:12

II. At ____ time, is God ______ the throne.

Ps. 115:3

Eccl. 3:11

III. ________ of the time, we have a hard time understanding
__________ timing.

Eccl. 3:11

Acts 1:6, 7

Hab. 1:5

IV. In ______ time, God will disclose what we can’t ______
understand.

John 13:7

Eccl. 3:11

V. ______ is the time to enjoy life and get busy __________
good.

Eccl. 3:12, 13

Eph. 5:15, 16

01/05/2021

Morning Service, Bethel Christian Church, January 3, 2021

“Looking for a Better Deal”

Introduction:

Eccl. 1:2
Eccl. 12:8

I. Life is usually ____________________.

Eccl. 1:3-11
Eccl. 1:15

II. Life is frequently __________________.

Eccl. 5:8
Eccl. 7:14
Eccl. 8:15
Eccl. 2:21
Eccl. 5:16, 17

III. Life is seemingly ____________________.

Eccl. 3:11
I Kings 3:12, 13
Eccl. 1:16-2:11

Conclusion:

Real hope is not found under the sun, but __________ it!

Eph. 1:4, 5, 10

Either ______ are the Big Deal, or ______ is!

Jn. 3:16/Gen. 1:1
Eccl. 12:13
I Cor. 15:58

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