Bethel Baptist Church, Macclesfield
18 October: Bruised reeds: “He went outside and wept bitterly”

18 October: Bruised reeds: “He went outside and wept bitterly”

October 11, 2020

Date: 18 October 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 26:69-75

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 18 October. "He went outside and wept bitterly". Why did Peter go through this dreadful experience of denying his Saviour and then being filled with regret? He grew through it, and we can learn from his experience too. 

11 October: “Bruised reeds”, let your light shine!

11 October: “Bruised reeds”, let your light shine!

October 8, 2020

Date: 11 October 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Mark 10:46-52

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 11 October. Suffering is part and parcel of this life. When it comes to an end, for example, when we experience healing, we have reason to rejoice and give glory to God all the more, because the suffering has ended.

4 October: “Bruised reeds” – showing faith when rebuffed

4 October: “Bruised reeds” – showing faith when rebuffed

October 1, 2020

Date: 4 October 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 15:21-28

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 4 October. One great test of your faith is how you respond when you are rebuffed or insulted. Will you be a "bruised reed", or are you rather less gracious?

27 September: Blessings for bruised reeds

27 September: Blessings for bruised reeds

September 27, 2020

Date: 27 September 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: John 9:1-41

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 27 September. If you think you have been dealt a raw deal in life, and consequently it is hard to witness and to give glory to God, then learn from the example of the man who was born blind.

 
 
20 September: “The End Times” … and your response?

20 September: “The End Times” … and your response?

September 17, 2020

Date: 20 September 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 24, 25

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 20 September. Continuing the series on "The End Times". The present age is coming to an end, Christ is coming again - we cannot know in advance when it will take place. So today we look at how we can respond and be ready.

13 September: Are you ready?

13 September: Are you ready?

September 11, 2020

Date: 13 September 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 24:36-39

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 13 September. Continuing the series on "The End Times". The destruction of the temple in AD 70 could be foreseen. Christ is coming again, but we are mistaken if we anticipate indicators to show that the day is near. Most people will not be ready for that day - will you?

6 September: “About that day or hour no one knows”

6 September: “About that day or hour no one knows”

September 4, 2020

Date: 6 September 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 24:36-25:46

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 6 September. Continuing the series on "The End Times", we now move from what Jesus has to say about the destruction of the temple (which happened in 70 AD) to His return and "the parousia".

30 August: Disaster … Anger … Fear … Retreat

30 August: Disaster … Anger … Fear … Retreat

August 30, 2020

Date: 30 August 2020

Speaker: Graham Steel

Scripture: 1 Chronicles 13

Bethel Macclesfield Service in the building for 30 August. In today's passage it really feels like God is judging far too harshly. Why? Today we explore what we should make of it when we are trying to do our very best, and yet everything goes wrong.

30 August: “This generation will not pass away”

30 August: “This generation will not pass away”

August 28, 2020

Date: 30 August 2020

Speaker: Harry Pritchard

Scripture: Matthew 24:31-35

Bethel Macclesfield "Service @ Home" message for 30 August. Jesus' words "This generation will not pass away" should help us discern between the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem which took place in AD 70, and the end of the present age when Christ will come again, both of which we see in Matthew 24.

23 August: “The New Normal”

23 August: “The New Normal”

August 24, 2020

Date: 23 August 2020

Speaker: Graham Steel

Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11

Bethel Macclesfield Service in the building for 23 August. Graham Steel explores how life is changing in our world due to Covid-19; and then what it means for the people of God - what should stay the same, and what should change.

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