Sermon Series
  • 1. Who Cares About Church?

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2008
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    Too often we think of salvation only in terms of our "personal salvation." But Jesus not only saves us as individuals, He saves us to be part of His local body. Jesus cares enough about His local churches that He is pictured as walking in our midst. How

    1. Jesus is intimately involved in His local church as our mediator 2. Jesus is intimately involved in His local church as our purity 3. Jesus is intimately involved in His local church as our judge 4. Jesus is intimately involved in His local church as our authority I am as excited as I have ...read more

  • 2. In The Palm Of His Hand

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2008
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    As Jesus walks in the midst of His local churches, He personally protects them.

    1. Jesus personally protects His local churches by holding His messengers in His hand 2. Jesus personally protects His local churches with the all-sufficient power of His Word 3. Jesus personally protects His local churches with the permeating power of His presence REVELATION 1:16 In World ...read more

  • 3. Seeing Jesus

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2008
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    Jesus reveals Himself personally in the context of His local churches.

    1. Jesus reveals Himself fearfully 2. Jesus reveals Himself peacefully 3. Jesus reveals Himself clearly REVELATION 1:17-20 I think that very few people would disagree with me when I say that one of the most influential people in America today is Oprah Winfrey. Every week, her TV show ...read more

  • 4. Good Head--Bad Heart

    Contributed on May 1, 2008
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    The local church at Ephesus had a rich history of strong Christian leadership from Paul, through Timothy to John. They had been very effective in keeping their doctrine pure. But, in their zeal to keep themselves doctrinally pure, they left their first l

    It seems as if the news is filled every day with scandals. Government scandals, corporate scandals, all kinds of scandals. It seems that even our own WVU is involved in a scandal. And this one doesn’t have anything to do with the football team. It seems that the governor’s daughter was awarded ...read more

  • 5. Just A Little While Longer

    Contributed on May 31, 2008
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    Whatever trials you’re going through, Jesus calls you to simply remain faithful to Him.

    I have to tell you about my experience this week. This week I did something I’ve never done before. This might surprise you, but up until Tuesday, I had never voted in a voting booth. You see, I turned 18 when I was in Basic Training. From that point forward, I always voted absentee. If you’ve ...read more

  • 6. Truth Or Dare

    Contributed on May 31, 2008
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    The church must hold to the right doctrine. In Pergamos, they held to the name of Christ, but it had no content or real meaning to them.

    As the messenger who was carrying this letter from the island of Patmos where John wrote it, he would have come to Ephesus first. He would have stayed there while it was read and then left them a copy. Then he would have headed north to Smyrna and done the same thing. The third stop on his ...read more

  • 7. Behind Closed Doors

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2008
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    The letter to the sexually immoral church at Thyatira.

    Turn with me to Revelation 2. REVELATION 2:18-29 Twenty years after King James I of England received the first Bibles he commissioned to be translated into English, his successor Charles I commissioned 1000 more copies to be printed. Needless to say, he was not pleased with the result. As ...read more

  • 8. Emergency Triage

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2008
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    Are you in need of spiritual CPR?

    Turn with me to Revelation 3 REVELATION 3:1-6 Over the past several weeks, we’ve been looking at Jesus’ letters to the seven churches of Asia Minor contained in the first three chapters of the book of Revelation. After the Apostle John finished receiving this Revelation from Jesus on the ...read more

  • 9. A Little Strength Goes A Long Way

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2008
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    How can you be a faithful church like Philadelphia was?

    Turn with me to Revelation 3 REVELATION 3:7-13 Out of all seven of these churches we’ve been looking at in Revelation 1-3, there were only two that were getting it right. There were only two that faithfully looked to Jesus as their Head in all things. They were the persecuted church of ...read more

  • 10. Sick, Lame And Lazy

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2008
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    The lukewarm church of Laodicea.

    Turn with me to Revelation 3 REVELATION 3:14-22 This morning we reach the last stop on our tour of the seven churches of Asia Minor. And with this last stop, we come across probably the most familiar. Many of us have probably heard several sermons on this passage in our lifetimes. If not, ...read more

  • 11. Picture It

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2008
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    This is the capstone sermon to the series on the Seven Churches of Asia titled, "Church Matters."

    Turn with me to Revelation 1 REVELATION 1:9-12 Over the past several weeks, we’ve been looking at the seven churches of Asia from Revelation 2-3. Now that we’re done looking at each church individually, we’re going to go backwards. We’re going to look at how John introduced the letters. If ...read more