Daniel Bentley is an associate pastor and worship pastor at Maranatha Chapel. With a heart to reach the lost, he shares the Gospel with fervor and makes easy-to-understand applications for walking with Jesus daily. You can use the dropdown menu below to browse all of Daniel's series.
Daniel Bentley - March 18th, 2020
Every so often, something happens that is so big that it grabs the attention of the
whole world. You can now add the Caronavirus. It lurks on the corners of nearly every conversation. It’s all you read about in the
news. It’s all you hear about on TV. It’s all en...
Sustaining Hope in Hard Times, Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Daniel-Bentley - April 1, 2020 - Psalm 42
I believe the saddest word in the English language is "hopeless." Hope gets us through a crisis and allows us to endure a tragedy. When King David struggled with depression, what did he tell his troubled soul? "Put your hope in God." Over and over again, ...
Psalm 27 - Daniel Bentley, April 15, 2020
We don't need to fear the darkness all around us, becasue the Lord is our light! We don't have to fear death, because the Lord is our salvation. We don't need to fear the enemy because the Lord is our stronghold. Defeating dear comes down to one thing: ...
How to Praise God in a Pandemic/ Heart Cries, Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Psalm 33 : Daniel Bentley
The Psalms are a collection of praise songs. For the Israelites, the Psalms were the soundtrack to their lives. What God desires from us is praise and worship. Why? "Sing joyfully to the Lord ...it is fitting for the upright to do so" (v. 1). It’s right. It makes sense. ...
A Tale of Two Paths - Wednesday Night, May 13, 2020
Wednesday Night Revive - Daniel Bentley, May 13, 2020, Psalm 1
As a kid, I read these books titled Choose Your Own Adventure Novels where you would be forced to make a decision and that decision would dictate where the story and— your life— went. Psalm 1 presents the reader with a choice between...
Daniel Bentley - Psalm 133
The dictionary defines unity as being "together" or "at one" with someone or something. The truth us, people unite over all kinds of reasons and issues and
causes, some of them good and others bad. But the Bible talks about a kind of unity that is stronger and deeper an...
Daniel Bentley - Psalm 23:1-3
Study Notes: https://www.maranathachapel.org/s/DanielRevive070120.pdf
In the first verse, David establishes the theme of the song and makes the following bold declaration: "The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want…." Then he points out some of the benefits he enjoye...
Fully Known and Fully Loved / Heart Cries, July 22nd, 2020
Daniel Bentley - Psalm 139
"Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you!"(Dr. Seuss). That’s solid theology! You are quite literally one of a kind. God knows everything about you. God go...
Life, Joy, and Pleasures Forevermore / Heart Cries, August 12, 2020
Daniel Bentley, Psalm 16
The Psalms have two major themes: life is tough, and God is good. Psalm 16 was written during a difficult period of David’s life. But he found everything he needed in his relationship with the Lord. "‘All the good things I have come from you," he wrote. David spends the ...