Sermons on Genesis
God did not create marriage mainly for the joy of sex, or for procreation, or for companionship, or for personal fulfillment. Those are all intended benefits of marriage, but God created marriage so that we would find our great pleasure in proclaiming the glory of God through it.
We worship God by rejoicing in His design and His instructions for marriage. Our worship of God is broken when we resist His design and instructions for marriage.
October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and Bethany Baptist is taking some time to focus on five core doctrines that emerged during this time, the Five Solas. In this message, Sola Gratia (Grace Alone), Pastor Ritch teaches that God’s grace is His undeserved, unearned favor upon sinful man through the atoning death of Jesus.
What do we do when our faith is tested? this message from Genesis 32:22-32, Daniel Bennett, senior pastor of Bethany Community Church in Washington, Illinois, explains a Biblical approach to facing and enduring trials in life.
Twas the Age Before Christmas Dr. Ritch Boerckel December 14, 2014 Scriptural Text: Genesis 3:1-20, ESV In the next two studies we will be considering the third chapter of the Book of Genesis and the first chapter of the Book of Revelation because they are significant in the understanding of the Age of Christmas. From the Book of Genesis, if we are familiar with the story, in the first chapter, God creates the heavens and the earth. In Chapter Two…