Bethel Baptist Church, Macclesfield
24 May: “Amazing grace” … are you ready?

24 May: “Amazing grace” … are you ready?

May 23, 2020

Date: 24 May 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: 1 John 3:1

If God has loved us so much, we need to receive that love, remain in it, and reciprocate it.

17 May: Everyone needs compassion

17 May: Everyone needs compassion

May 15, 2020

Date: 17 May 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Luke 15:11-32

God demonstrates his own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. We too need to show compassion, even towards unlovely people.

10 May: “All you need is love”

10 May: “All you need is love”

May 9, 2020

Date: 10 May 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matt 22:34-40

The world is longing for love. We function best when we love one another and feel loved. So how can Christians best reach the people who need the Gospel?

 
 
3 May: Love each other deeply

3 May: Love each other deeply

May 2, 2020

Date: 3 May 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: 1 Peter 4:7-11

God loves the unlovely - we benefit from that. True love seeks the highest good of the one loved. This is how we are to love one another.

26 April: Loving your neighbour

26 April: Loving your neighbour

April 25, 2020

Date: 26 April 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matt 22:37-40

Loving your neighbour, such familiar words, so hard to do! The Good Samaritan sets a human but very high standard for displaying love.

19 April: God is with us!

19 April: God is with us!

April 18, 2020

Date: 19 April 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matt 1:22, 23; Matt 18:20; Matt 28:18-20

One way to sum up the Bible in a few words is to say "God is with us". We see it in the Old Testament, we see it in the New Testament. It should be making a dramatic impact upon our daily lives.

12 April (Easter Sunday): Christ is risen!

12 April (Easter Sunday): Christ is risen!

April 10, 2020

Date: 12 April 2020 (Easter Sunday)

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Acts 9:1-22

The church exists because Christ is risen. Christ is mighty to save, and can save whomsoever He chooses, because He is alive today.

10 April (Good Friday): The Blessing of God

10 April (Good Friday): The Blessing of God

April 9, 2020

Date: 10 April 2020 (Good Friday)

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Proverbs 4:18

What does it mean to be blessed by God? The blessing becomes clearer as we progress through the Old Testament and into the New - we are truly blessed.

5 April: Entering the Kingdom of God

5 April: Entering the Kingdom of God

April 4, 2020

Date: 5 April 2020 am

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matt 4:12-17

Can I enter the Kingdom of God? Am I in the Kingdom of God? I can't see it! But Jesus spoke a lot about it - the Kingdom of God is very real!

29 March: The wilderness as a place of new beginnings

29 March: The wilderness as a place of new beginnings

March 26, 2020

Date: 29 March 2020 am

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matt 4:1-11

We live in very testing times. Testing is for a purpose. Are you rising to the challenge?