"Double Blessing challenges us to reframe our perception of blessing, seeing God's gifts as opportunities for increased generosity." —Pastor Louie Giglio

Sermon Series
  • 1. The Church At Laodicea

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2017
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    The Church at Laodicea, a church, it seems, with no redeeming qualities. Luke warm, every church was commended for something, except the Laodicean church. Are we like the Laodicean church?

    Revelation 3:14 - 22 I. Introduction A. The city of Laodicea was almost due East of Ephesus about 120 miles or so on a major trade route in Asia 1. The city was a banking center and so a very wealthy city a. The city was also the site of mineral springs which could only be tolerated ...read more

  • 2. The Church At Philadelphia

    Contributed on Nov 17, 2016
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    The door of evangelism was wide open to them and they did God's will. They obeyed His will. There was no condemnation uttered for this church. There was only an admonition to hold fast what they had.

    I. Introduction A. Quick review of the 5 previous churches 1. The church at Ephesus a. The church at Ephesus was commended for (1) Hard work and perseverance (2) For its stand against heresy (3) For enduring hardships for Christ's name (4) And for hating the ...read more

  • 3. The Title Deed To Creation

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2017
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    John see the title deed to creation and weeps because no one was found to open the seals to the scroll. But then the Lamb, the Lion of the tribe of Judah prevailed to loose the seals of the scroll. Jesus Christ has paid the redemption price.

    I. Introduction A. Turn to Revelation 5:1 Revelation 5:1 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals. 1. First we have to remember that the scene is the same as the one in Revelation 4 a. John is in the ...read more

  • 4. The Heavenly Throne

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2017
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    John see the Ancient of Days on His throne. A door was opened. A voice commanded John to "come up here". John was then in the presence of God. John begins to describe his vision.

    I. Introduction A. Turn to Revelation 4:1 Revelation 4:1-2 After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this." (2) At once I was ...read more

  • 5. Why Take The Revelation Seriously?

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2016

    The Revelation was never intended to be take literally. Now, before you get angry with me, let me tell you that I do take the Revelation seriously and I do take it literally. This book is of vital importance.

    I. Introduction A. Under the Romans 1. At the time of the Greek Empire, the Jews asked Rome for help a. The reason was that the Greek King had persecuted the Jews, desecrated the temple, and murdered faithful followers of Jehovah. b. The Romans were their liberators, at ...read more

  • 6. Discerning The Person Of Christ Jesus

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2016

    Who is this Jesus Christ? What is so important as the revelation of Christ in this book. What is the promise of the book.

    Introduction A. Before I went into the hospital, I had planned to speak on Psalm 110 after I got home again 1. But, after all the changes in the world direction in the Middle East, I got to thinking about that part of the world and what it means to us a. Besides the rising gasoline ...read more

  • 7. The Message To The Church At Ephesus

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2016

    To the church at Ephesus, you have lost your first love.

    I. Introduction A. Ephesus 1. Means desirable a. Such as a bridegroom would find his bride, desirable 2. It was the site of the main temple to Diana a. But, this Diana was not the same Diana as the Greek or Roman goddess b. This Diana was much older (1) She was the ...read more

  • 8. The Church At Smyrna

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2016

    The message to the church at Smyrna. This church had a constant threat of death, but they remained faithful.

    I. Introduction A. The city of Smyrna was about 35 miles north of Ephesus 1. It was and still is an important sea port a. The city's name is now Ismir 2. It was the site of the temple to Emperor Tiberious B. As a representative church, Smyrna pictures the time from about 100 AD ...read more

  • 9. The City Of Pergamum

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2016

    Pergamum was a center of religion. There were many temples to many false Gods, and out of this God chose to establish a true church. However, Satan had ideas of his own. Perhaps he could destroy the church from within.

    I. Introduction A. The city of Pergamum was about 70 miles north of Smyrna 1. The name Pergamum means elevated and Marriage a. We shall see how appropreate this is (1) In Pergamum and during the age of the church at Pergamum the church was elevated (2) And there was a ...read more

  • 10. The Church At Thyatira

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2016

    The church at Thyatira had two characteristics: One was like Lydia, a woman who was a servant of Christ, ministering to the saints; the other was like Jezebel, a woman who supported the priest of Baal and hated God's servant.

    I. Introduction A. Thyatira 1. The names means continual sacrifice 2. The city of Thyatira is about 35 Miles East of Pergamum a. Coastal cities (1) Ephesus (2) Smyrna (3) Pergamum b. The rest of the seven churches were inland 3. The city of Thyatira once ...read more

  • 11. Letter To Sardis

    Contributed on Nov 17, 2016
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    The seven spirits of God. Who or what are the seven stars. The commendation, Condemnation, warning, and promise.

    I. Introduction A. The city of Sardis was almost due East of Smyrna about 30 miles or so 1. The original city was built on a high mesa a. Three sides of the mesa were virtually straight up b. The fourth side was very steep and rough c. After time the city grew beyond the ...read more

  • 12. The Four Horsemen

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2017

    The Lamb has taken the scroll, The Title deed to creation, The price to redeem creation was paid 2000 years ago, But, Now the time is ripe. The Lamb breaks the seals to the deed And as He does things begin to happen. We see the Four Horsemen.

    Revelation 6 I. Introduction A. The Lamb has taken the scroll 1. The Title deed to creation 2. The price to redeem creation was paid 2000 years ago 3. But, Now the time is ripe B. The Lamb breaks the seals to the deed 1. And as He does things begin to happen 2. The ...read more