• David Scudder

    Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2007
David's church

Bethel Chapel Church of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124
(215) 533-4395

About David
  • Education: Pastor Scudder received his degree in Bible from Bob Jones University and has done graduate work at Calvary Baptist Seminary.
  • Experience: Pastor Scudder pastored in North Carolina for seven years before moving to Philadelphia in 1992 to be the senior pastor of Bethel Chapel Church.
  • Family: Pastor Scudder is married and has four children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Let your preaching come from the overflow of your daily walk with Christ.
  • Books that have had an impact: When People are Big and God is Small by Ed Welch; The Forgotten Spurgeon by Iain Murray; Sheperading God’s Flock by Jay Adams;commentaries by D.M. Lloyd Jones; Thomans Manton;D.Edmond Heibert; John Calvin
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  • Faith Sighing

    Contributed on May 6, 2012

    Habakkuk does not deliver a message as much as he solves a problem. In chapter one we hear a sob, but chapter three ends with a song. Habakkuk's struggled with the same kind of problems we deal with today. Why doesn't God punish the wickedness we see ever

    Purpose: To assure believers that God will ultimately use the wicked for our good and His glory. Aim: I want the listener to hate their own sin and pray for revival in our country. INTRODUCTION: The book of Habakkuk is unique. This prophet does not speak to his own people or to a foreign more

  • Jehovah-Shammah "The Lord Is There"

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2012
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    In one sense, everything in the Bible is either about God's presence or about a lack of God's presence. Let's see why the presence of God is so important.

    Ezekiel 39:25-29; 48:35 Purpose: To show how important the presence of God is. INTRODUCTION: Why should we study the names of God? Why does the Bible have so many names for God? Spurgeon answered it by quoting the psalmist David. Psalm 33:21 For our heart rejoices in Him, Because we more

  • How The Resurrection Can Change Us

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2012
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    Today I am going to share the message of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. What you are about to hear will transform your life. It will either energize you to love and follow Jesus Christ or it will harden your heart and you will leave here worse than whe

    Purpose: To describe how Christ's resurrection changes the followers of Christ. Aim: I want the listener to surrender fully to the resurrected Christ. INTRODUCTION: Today I am going to share the message of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. What you are about to hear will transform your life. It more

  • God Forsaking God

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2012

    What this fourth saying from the cross does is to give us a glimpse into the hellish pain and agony that Jesus suffered because of His separation from His Father. This agonizing question from the cross does have an answer and we find that answer in the P

    Purpose: To explore the agony of Christ's suffering. Aim: I want the listener to worship Christ because He became a curse for them. INTRODUCTION: While the scorching heat of the Palestinian sun beat down on Christ as He hung on the Cross He spoke three different times between 9 am to 12 noon. more

  • How To Have A Happy Year

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2012

    In order to have a happy year we have to take care of the past, before we can work on the future.

    Ephesians 4:15, 25 Matthew 18:15-17 Luke 17:3-4 Matthew 5:43-48 Purpose: To lay out the major pit falls that come when discord is evident in the church. Aim: I want the listener to demonstrate love through forgiveness and avoiding gossip. INTRODUCTION: Two men who lived in a small town more

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  • There Is Much Misunderstanding About What ...

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2007

    There is much misunderstanding about what forgiveness really means. Like the story about a pastor who visited a man who had been active in the church, but, due to a dispute with a fellow member, he had stopped coming to church. He reasoned with him at length about the need for forgiveness and more

  • We Need Not Climb Up Into Heaven To See Whether ...

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2007

    We need not climb up into heaven to see whether our sins are forgiven: let us look into our hearts, and see if we can forgive others. If we can, we need more