Bill Johnson (August-15-2019) Sermon: Gates of Pearl... Forged Through Worship. Revelation 21:21: “each gate being made from a single pearl." Pearls are formed through a process of irritation and conflict. Gates are points of access. We cannot allow our conflicts to prevent us from going through the gates. Bill shares how difficult it was to lose his father, who was the biggest encouragement in his life. He said, “I took the loss and I put it in the fire. I took confusion and guilt and all this stuff. I let it flavor the fragrance of worship because I'll never have the chance to give Him that same sacrifice in heaven.” One of the reasons Bethel has such a strong anointing for worship is because Bill’s father carried it first and the mantle was passed to the next generations…
Bill Johnson - Gates of Pearl... Forged Through Worship (August-15-2019)
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Sunday, 24 January 2021 15:29
posted by Juliet Steyn
Pastor Bill your such a gift to the Body of Christ. Thank you
Johnson was born in Minnesota in 1951 and became a Christian as a young child. Soon after, Johnson read seven books on prayer, which significantly affected his perspective and subsequent ministry.
Johnson's father, Melvin Earl Johnson (1929-2004) was the senior pastor at Bethel Church in Redding from 1968-1982 and subsequently became Executive Officer of the Northern California/Nevada District Council of the Assemblies of God. Earl Joh ...