Sermon Series
  • 1. Are These Letters Really Relevant?

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the introductory message for series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message provides the background and examines the relevance of these letters.

    In 1955, Assistant US Postmaster General Joseph Cooper introduced the concept of certified mail or letters. A certified letter is guaranteed by the postal service to be delivered to the recipient. A form is filled out at the post office that contains the name of the sender and the person and ...read more

  • 2. Ephesus: You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the second message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Ephesus and this church had lost that loving feeling.

    In the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” a Russian peasant named Tevye asks his wife a very simple question; “Do you love me?” Love him? She had never met him until the day of their arranged wedding. Now after twenty five years of marriage he wants to talk of love? ...read more

  • 3. Smyrna: Pain That Words Cannot Express

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the third message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Smyrna. The message examines the extreme circumstances and poverty that the church at Smy

    It has been said that love is a universal language. The same has been said of music. However, I believe that the same could be said of suffering. Each of these speaks a language that can only be heard in depths of our hearts. Only in our hearts can we find the language of unexplainable misery ...read more

  • 4. Pergamum: The Dangers Of Apathy And Accommodation

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the fourth message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Pergamum examining the dangers of apathy and accommodation.

    We cannot see Satan, but his presence brings with it the unmistakable marks of human suffering and moral perversion. The evidence of his presence is clearly visible: the presence of cults, radical Islamists, terrorism, the persecution of Christians in Iran and China. In fact we can trace it right ...read more

  • 5. Thyatira: It’s Christ’s Way Or The Highway

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the fifth message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Thyatira and the dangers tolerating false teaching.

    It stood like a lonely sentinel guarding an indefensible post. There were no hills to hide it, no great height to offer any fortified advantage. Yet it held the awesome responsibility of being the gateway to Pergamum, the capital of the province. Protected by only a small garrison of Macedonian ...read more

  • 6. Sardis: Confessions Of A Dying Church

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the sixth message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Sardis and how they were spiritually dead and didn't know it.

    As depressing as it might be the opening passage of this letter sounds more like an obituary. The body of believers in Sardis is dead….well almost. Only faint life signs of a faithful remnant remain. For the majority there it was too late, their faith had already flat lined. What begins ...read more

  • 7. Philadelphia: An Open Door Spiritually

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the sixth message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Philadelphia examines the open doors that God so often puts in our path.

    Attalus Philadelphia, king of Pergamum, who died in 138 BC, built this city, and it was named after him by his brother Eumenes. The city was located 25 miles southeast of Sardis and about 100 miles due east of Smyrna. This was the youngest of the cities addressed in the seven letters. The city was ...read more

  • 8. Laodicea: Dangers Of Being In The Middle

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2013
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    This is the seventh message in this series that looks at the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This message examines the letter to the church at Laodicea and the dangers of always seeking the middle ground.

    In Luke 18:17 Jesus says, “I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” This refers to the fact that God desires us to have child-like attitudes of trust in Him. An attitude that shows our desire to trust Him even we ...read more