Pulpit Calendar: 2017

Series: Entrusted with the Gospel, Commission for God’s Mission

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
1 John 20:21 Andrew Lim Entrusted with the Gospel, Commissioned for God’s Mission
8 Phil 1:5.4:2.4:15-19 Dr Tan Soo-Inn Partnership in the Gospel & Giving
15 Phil 1:15-18 Yoong Yuen Soo Proclamation of the Gospel
22 Phil 1:3-4,9, 1:19;4:4-7 Dr Freddy Boey Participating in the Gospel through Prayers
29 Rom. 13:11-14 Richard Lai When the rooster crows Chinese New Year 28, 29 Jan 2017
Series: Exemplars of the Gospel

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Phil 3:17, 4:9 Yoong Yuen Soo How can Bethesda Chapel imitate the church at Philippi?
12 Phil 2:6-11, cf Heb 12:2 Andrew Lim Following Jesus for the purpose of the Gospel
19 Phil 2:19-30 Dr Clive Chin Models of Spiritual Servanthood
26 Phil 1:12-14,3:4-11 Thomas John On overcoming the world – Paul’s way
Series: The Christian’s Goal

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Andrew Lim The Joys of Being in Small Group
12 Phil 3:12-21 Dr Philip Satterthwaite The Christian’s Goal and Upward Call
19 Phil 1:27, 2:1-5.2:12-16. 3:19-20 Thomas John The Christian’s attitude and the mind of Christ to serve the Gospel
26 Phil 4:8-9; 1:27-30 Yoong Yuen Soo The Christian’s practice of godliness for a life worthy of the Gospel

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
2 Phil 4:10-13 George Kwek The Secret of Contentment
9 John 12:12 Kenneth Wong Jesus’ Journey To Jerusalem Palm Sunday
14 1 Cor 2:2 Kenneth Wong Jesus Christ and Him Crucified Good Friday
16 Acts 17:18 Kenneth Wong Good News! He’s Alive! Easter Sunday
23 Acts 1: 1-11 Richard Lai Resurrection is over! Now what?”
30 Open Passage Dr John Anderson Creation – An Urgent Message Followed by ABC @ 12pm: Sifting through the Evidence

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
7 Haggai 1 Samuel Lim The Heart of a Missional Community
14 Col 1:9-14 Ronny Heyboer The Benefits of Believing and Sharing the Gospel Mother’s Day
21 Col 1:20-22; 2:14-15 Stephan Loke The Blessings from Christ Jesus’ work on the Cross
28 Col 1:8 Yoong Yuen Soo Love – the Spirit’s help for Doctrine & Practice AGM Bilingual Combined Service @ 9am

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
4 Col 1:3-8 Richard Lai Bearing fruit that matters
11 Col 1:1-25 Rev Yap Wai Keong The Mystery of Christ: Reason for Resilient Faith
18 1 Pet 1:1-2, 2 Pet 1:1-11 Jose Philip Choose Life (Skype from BC Family Camp) Combined 9am Service
17-20 BC Family Camp 2017 Jose Philip Turi Beach Resort Batam
25 Col 1:28 Yoong Yuen Soo The Goal of the Christian on earth

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
2 Open Passage Michael Teo BC Family Camp Theme – “Step Up Step Out”
9 Col 2:16-23,4:3 Liew Beng Keong The Behaviour of Christians among other religious people
16 Col 3:5-17 Desmond Soh The Christian’s two natures – how to live a victorious Christian life
23 Col 3:18-21 Thomas Chua The Christian in the non-Christian family and in the Christian household
30 Col 3:22-4:1 Liew Beng Keong The Christian at the Workplace
Series: Proclaiming the Light of the Glory of Christ

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
6 1Cor. 9:19-23 Richard Lai Developing a mindset for missions
13 Open Passage Caleb Ang
20 Joel 2: 28-32a Ronny Heyboer Everyone who calls on the Name of the Lord will be saved
27 2 Cor 4:6-10 Yoong Yuen Soo Shining out as jars of clay in God’s hands
Series: Practising Christ Centred Life in the Bethesda Chapel

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
3 Col 1.3,9; 2:6; 3:16; 4:2-3 Scotte Staab The Christian’s Word-filled and prayerful life
10 Col 4:2-18 Andrew Lim The Christian’s work and worth in the Local Church
17 Ps 20:5; 2 Tim 2:10 ;1 Peter 1:8-9 Yoong Yuen Soo The Christians’ joy in the salvation of Jesus Christ
24 2 Tim 4:7 Thomas John Finishing the Race
Series: Practical Christian Living

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
1 Heb 13:4 Tan Gee Paw Honouring Marriage
8 Joseph John Facing Tragedy
15 Eph 5:15-17 Dr Ho Boon Tiong Be Careful How You Walk: Don’t Waste Your Life
22 Micah 1:2-5 Yoong Yuen Soo God Hates Sin and Idolatry – even Today (The LORD’s present Judgment of sin and idolatry)
29 Micah 2:12-13 Andrew Lim God’s Love for His People – Our Response (The LORD’s Promise of protection of His remnant in the future)
Series: To do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with our God

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
5 Micah 3:1-12 Richard Lai Social Justice, Biblical Truth and The Church (The LORD’s present Judgment on corrupt political & spiritual leaders)
12 Micah 5:2, 4-5 Thomas John God’s Love through a Perfect Leader (The LORD’s Promise of a perfect ruler in the future Millennial Kingdom)
19 Micah 6:8; 7:7 Yoong Yuen Soo What is My Response? (The LORD’s present Indictment & your response)
26 Micah 7:18-20 Thomas John Living a Life Pleasing to God (Be The LORD’s Promise of His Vindication in the future)

Date Passage Speaker Sermon Title Comments
3 Gen 22:18; Num 24:17; Matt 1:1-16 Thomas Chua The genealogy of Jesus
10 Luke 1 Dr Clive Chin The birth of Jesus
17 Matt 2:13-23 Dr Lai Pak Wah Jesus Our Light: Born as a Needy for Those in Need
24 Dr Clive Chin Experience the Miracle of Christmas Bilingual Service @ 9.00am
31 Psalm 111:1, 10 Yoong Yuen Soo KEEP in STEP – By being in God’s will Thanksgiving Service & Lunch