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Jul 30, 2023

Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:24-29

Bethel Baptist Church has the pleasure and privilege of hosting Waad Haddad along with his family for worship this Sunday.

Waad is a missionary with BEN Ministries. He serves with the National Theological College and Graduate School (NTCGS) as a professor at the graduate and...

Jul 23, 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

So far, in this early section of 1 Corinthians, Paul has noted that the gospel of Christ, the message of the cross, is utter foolishness to people who are perishing.  Next, he says that the people of God are also considered foolish by the people who are perishing.  Now, he notes...

Jul 16, 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Continuing his correction of the factions in the church in Corinth, Paul turns his focus from the calling of God to those whom He has called.  Paul reminds these believers that they were not from the upper class of Corinthian society.  In fact, the text says, not many people from...

Jul 10, 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

The first issue in the Corinthian church to which Paul addresses himself is the problem of divisions, borne out of personal pride.  To challenge that problem, Paul elevates Christ and His work.  Once Jesus is contemplated deeply, humility is the inevitable result. 

In 1...

Jul 2, 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17

Much of this letter to the Corinthian church contains the response of Paul to the Christians there concerning struggles within the fellowship that had come to his attention.  The first issue mentioned in this epistle is the presence of factions within the congregation.