Sermons

Since God Is For Us

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Because God chose to set His love upon His children in eternity past, we who are His children know for certain that our future is one of unending joy and glory in God. In this message from Romans 8:31-32, Pastor Ritch teaches about the unstoppable love of God.

God’s Actions In Our Salvation

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In this message from Romans 8:29-30, Pastor Ritch teaches about the foreknowledge of God in securing salvation for all of His children, and why believers can rest (and rejoice!) in the security of that salvation.

The Theology of Ministry at Bethany

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In this message, Pastor Ritch explains how the prayer of Jesus for the Church in John 17 gives a framework for how the church can most effectively operate for the glory of God.

Let Us Sing Praises Together

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When we find joy in something, it is the most natural thing in the world to invite others to join us in expressing joy in that joyful thing. In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches from Psalm 95, about pursuing joy in God by worshipping with our brothers and sisters in Christ as the gathered church.

Let Us Pursue Love Together

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While love in the local church is not the only thing that matters, if love is not dominant in the local church than nothing else we do matters. In this message from I John 4:7-21, Pastor Ritch teaches about this defining characteristic of the body of Christ.

Let Us Talk With God Together

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While God’s sovereignty extends over all of creation, he still calls the church to participate in accomplishing those plans through prayer. In this message from Acts 12:1-19, Pastor Ritch teaches about Peter’s miraculous escape from prison and the call to earnest, corporate prayer that the early church demonstrated for believers today.

Let Us Listen to God Together

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While not all are called to serve as pastors, all believers are given the privilege to share God’s Word with others. In this message from 2 Timothy 4:1-8, Pastor Ritch teaches about the importance of listening to the Word of God with the gathered church and how it prepares us to share the Word of God with others.

Spirit-Filled Martyrdom

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We must be filled with the Spirit if we are to have a Christ-like response to persecution and hardship. In this message from Acts 7:54-8:3, Art Georges (Senior Pastor of Living Hope Community Church) teaches about the death of Stephen and the encouragement it holds for the church to stand for Christ today.

God’s Magnificent Son

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In this Christmas message, Pastor Ritch teaches from Hebrews 1:1-3, about the all-surpassing greatness of God on display through the birth and life of Jesus.

God Works In All Things

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In this message, Pastor Ritch dispels common misunderstandings while providing believers with hope in the perfect will of God as he teaches from Romans 8:28-29.