Sermons by Scott Ritterbush

Sermons by Scott Ritterbush

Faith That Won’t Fail: Week 3

Mark 7:31- 8:10 “Christ came to make many groups one people.” Scott looks at a pair of miracles that were done by Jesus in not the most welcoming of places for Jews. In doing these miracles, Christ obliterated various social and cultural lines of division between Jews and Gentiles.

Faith That Won’t Fail: Week 2

Mark 7:24-30 The best exercise you can do for leg strength and development is the squat. In this weeks message, Pastor Ritterbush compares how to build your faith much as squats will build your legs.

From Fear to Faith Week 4

Mark 6:45-56 How often have you wrestled with the divinity of Jesus? It is a question that scholars and everyday people struggle with. In this week’s message, Scott Ritterbush looks at the divinity of Jesus, how He came “Down From The Painting,” and what that means for people today.

From Fear to Faith Week 3

Mark 6:30-44 A lunch from a boy is miraculously transformed into enough food in order to feed over 5,000 people in a desolate place. Scott Ritterbush examines a story that most have heard before. In it, he also looks at Old Testament passages that parallel this miracle and show us that Jesus is our shepherd and can be trusted.

From Fear to faith week 2

Mark 6:1-30 Pastor Scott returns to the pulpit and brings a message of how a prophet has little to no honor in their own house. How does this perspective work for us today? Do we have honor in the world we live in?

2019-04-21

Luke 23:1-12 Easter Sunday is a celebration of the fact that Christ is Risen! Senior Pastor Scott Ritterbush considers two items: 1. How can we respond to Christ’s call? 2. Is the Power of Christ Affecting You?

If Jesus Was Your Mentor Week 4

Mark 5:1-20 After crossing the sea of Galilee, Jesus is approached by a demon possessed man. After a very brief moment, Jesus commands the demons to come out of the man and into a herd of pigs. Pastor Scott looks at this story, what it means in the 21st century and how we can take comfort in it.

2019-04-07

Mark 4:35-41 Senior Pastor Scott Ritterbush returns with insights on the story of Jesus calming the sea. In it, he addresses faith, doubt, fear, and trust on the concept that Jesus is good.

2019-03-24

Mark 4:1-20 Starting a new series this week, Pastor Scott brings to Bethany Church the story of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, and how that didn’t meet expectations. Then looks at a known passage of Jesus’s teaching and compares our faith to that of the Fyre Festival.

2019-03-10

Mark 3:20-30 Whenever religious leaders encountered Jesus, they believed he was a threat to them. In an attempt to counter this, they would slander Him. Today is no exception. When you take a stand for Christ that goes against your culture, you may encounter the same spirit of slander that He faced. Scott Ritterbush looks at this passage and also answers the question that plagues many of the unforgivable sin.