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  • The Stairway To Heaven

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on May 3, 2021

    Have you ever noticed that? The Bible is not simple, and it's not man made. It's all interconnected. The first verse of the Old Testament says "in the beginning God created" it all. Of course we know from Genesis chapters 2 and 3 that things went wrong.

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1. In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. John 1:1. Have you ever noticed that? The Bible is not simple, and it's not man made. It's all interconnected. The first verse of the Old more

  • The Mess? The Ladder Up: Opportunity.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Mar 31, 2021

    Often life becomes a big mess. God has a ladder that becomes an opportunity to climb above the obstacles of daily living. We can change.

  • Close Encounter With God Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Dec 30, 2020
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    When God in His grace reveals Himself to you, respond with gratitude.

    For many people, their experience of worship is like that of Mr. Bean. Take a look (Show Video: Mr. Bean Falling Asleep at Church, Mr. Bean settles into his pew with a smile on his face, anticipating the sermon—but the rest of the congregation blankly stares more

  • God Must Be A Liar. Right?

    Contributed by Nate Buchner on Oct 5, 2020
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    Life is often disappointing. Is God the one to blame for this?

    With spring hopefully coming around the corner, you can usually expect to hear more and more about the local high school’s senior prom. Unfortunately, you may also begin to hear of some of those girls being sorely disappointed by the dress they had ordered. It is not all that uncommon for someone more

  • Even The Angels Will Serve Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 25, 2020

    Today we are at the beginning of what could be a terrible time in the history of the Catholic Church and all the communities who call themselves Christian.

    Tuesday of 26th Week in Course 2020 Michael, Gabriel and the Archangels Today is a special day for me and my family. My birth name was Michael, and the day reminds me to thank, in spirit, the woman who bore me and gave me to my adoptive parents, who taught me the faith and gave me a loving more

  • Bethel To El-Bethel

    Contributed by Norman Bernad on Sep 23, 2020

    We know that Jacob worked for Laban for 20 years in total (Genesis 31:38). Genesis 29:18 indicates that Jacob spent 7 years working for Laban to receive Rachel as his wife.

    Bethel to El-bethel 1. Genesis 28: 10-19 2. Genesis 33. 18-20 3. Ps: 23 Illustration: A young boy went to the local store with his mother. The shop owner, a kindly man, passed him a large jar of suckers and invited him to help himself to a handful. Uncharacteristically, the boy held back. So more

  • Bethel: Where Jacob Met The Lord

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Aug 16, 2020
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    Jacob was Isaac's son and Abraham's grandson. He stopped at Bethel, for the night, but some interesting things happened while he was there.

    Bethel: where Jacob met the Lord Preface: When you think of Jacob, what comes to mind? Clearly, he was one of the most colorful people in the Bible! Sometimes we think he was a shady character, such as when he “bargained” with Esau for the birthright. I still think there’s a bit of humor in that more

  • Jacob's Dream

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Jul 18, 2020

    Jacob had a dream that tell us a few things about God. God wants relationship with us, God wants to offer us Grace, and God wants to be with us where ever we go.

    1. Jacob ‘s Dream Genesis 28:10-19 Who was Jacob? • Jacob was one of the sons of Isaac and Rebekah, • Jacob probably had a very stressful life. Because of his rivalry with Esau. • First, Jacob tricked his father so he would receive the blessing which was supposed to more

  • Our Memorials

    Contributed by Russell (Rusty) Pruitt on Jul 17, 2020

    Jacob made a vow that if God would bring him back home safely, that the stone which he set up as a pillar, and its place would be called God's house. By setting up this stone Jacob erected a monument to memorialize this significant event in his life.

    OUR MEMORIALS TEXT: GENESIS 28:16-22 INTRODUCTION: The background for this scripture is that Jacob had stolen his brother Esau’s blessing, and for fear of Esau, he fled to the land of Padanaram. He stopped for the night and went to sleep and had a dream where God revealed His glory to him. God more

  • Invitation To Have A Fresh Encounter With God Series

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Nov 11, 2019

    In our eagerness, in our business, in our enthusiasm, it is possible that we miss out on the most important aspect. The aspect of having an encounter with God. Let us have a fresh encounter with God.

    Invitation to an Encounter With God Good Morning. I realise that there are three categories of people here. First category are the new students who are eager to know what lies ahead of them. You are all charged up, all excited to be part of this great institution that you have joined. Second more

  • Two Ways To Build God's House Series

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Oct 27, 2018

    There are two ways to try build God's House, there is a right way, the Bethel Model, or the wrong way, the Babel Model.

    TWO WAYS OF BUILDING GOD'S HOUSE. The Babel Model - the wrong way! Genesis 11:1-9 Now the whole earth had one language and one speech.2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.3 Then they said to one another, “Come, more

  • One Last Road Trip

    Contributed by Paul Davidson on May 4, 2018

    On Elijah's final day on Earth, he and Elisha go on one last road trip together… and it's a journey we can all learn from

    (Note for readers: There is a short Children’s Message at the beginning, followed by the sermon for an adult audience) CHILDREN’S MESSAGE Have you ever watched the Olympics on TV? When runners are in a relay race, each runner goes all the way around the track and then hands off a stick (or more

  • Jacob’s Night At The "Hardrock Hotel"

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 8, 2018
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    Jacob had lived on his father and mother's faith. Forlorn and alone, he's ready to meet the God of his fathers. This encounter became the guiding light of his life, and he returned with his family to it much later. We all must have our Bethel experience!

    JACOB’S NIGHT AT THE "HARDROCK HOTEL" Genesis 28:10-22 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Five-year-old Mo was amazed by his grandfather's false teeth. He watched as Gramps removed his dentures, washed them, and put them back in. Mo asked to see it done again and again. "Okay," said the grandfather, more

  • Starting Fresh Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Mar 22, 2018

    As Jacob flees for his life after deceiving his brother, God meets him at Bethel. He is not lost and alone, for God has not lost him! God shows him a stairway to heaven, which prefigures Jesus (John 1:47-51). God invites us to walk with him into a new lif

    STARTING FRESH—Genesis 27:41-28:22 We are just a few weeks in a new year, and for some of us, a new year is a time for a fresh start. Maybe we refocus on what is most important, and invest our efforts there, with new energy. Maybe we lay aside some of the bad habits that keep us from our best. more

  • Promises Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Mar 6, 2018

    God is living and he makes the Promises to his followers and Devotees. He keeps up the promises and he expects his disciples to follow throughout their life journey. That is known as Covenant life.

    Genesis 28:10-22 Introduction: Promises are not the vision given to people. Promises are given beyond imagination against odd situations. Promises are made to inculcate faith, trust, integrity and to rely on God. Promises in the Bible are very unique, though common in all languages. Unchanging more