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  • Igniting A Lifeless Church Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,215 views

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to ignite a dying church? Have you ever attended a dying church? No one wants to be in a dead, dull, dying church. What do you think it takes for a church to burn for Jesus?

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to ignite a dying church? Have you ever attended a dying church? Introduction - A Dying Church An artist was once asked to put on canvas what he considered to be the picture best symbolizing a decaying and dying church. After several months, he returned ...read more

  • Letter To The Church In Sardis

    Contributed by Claude Alexander on Jun 26, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,319 views

    The church in Sardis was a perfect model of an inoffensive Christianity. They apparently invented the concept of “political correctness.

    Letter to the Church in Sardis Rev. 3:1-6 Sardis was located about 30 miles southeast of Thyatira The ruins of 1st century Sardis are located near a city in modern day Turkey named Izmir. The city was at the converging point of several inland roads. One road led northwest to Thyatira and then ...read more

  • The Seven Churches Of The Revelation

    Contributed by Larry Wolfe on Jun 25, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,841 views

    The Lifeless, Living, Lukewarm churches exposed

    The Lifeless Church in Sardis (Revelation 3:1-6) I. The Characteristics of Christ to the Lifeless Church [Sardis] (v.1a) [Wicked pagan worship/ctr trade/wealthy A. He Who hath the Seven Spirits of God [prosperity abundt/A.D.17 earthquake destroyed/nothing good said B. He Who hath the Seven ...read more

  • Church Of Casual Christianity

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Mar 29, 2020
     | 1,116 views

    What does it mean to be a church of casual Christianity? How does a church become casual? Is it speaking of the church building or the church body? Or does it refer to individual Christians?

    Corrupting Malaise - Look at the churches depicted in Revelation 2 & 3: • Ephesus – loveless church • Smyrna – persecuted church • Pergamos – lenient church • Thyatira – compromising church • Sardis – lifeless church • Philadelphia – obedient church • Laodicea – lukewarm church, o Was a rich ...read more

  • The Church That Jesus Brags On Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Jul 21, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,019 views

    This is the sixth in a seven sermon series on the attitudes of the church mentioned in Revelation and how they can relate to the attitudes of church members.

    The Church Jesus Brags On Revelation 3:7-13 I. The Christ of This Church (v. 7-8a) A. His attributes 1. He is holy - He is sinless (Hebrews 4:15, 7:26) - He is worthy of worship (Isaiah 6:3) 2. He is true - He is worthy of saving faith - He is worthy of total trust ...read more

  • Sardis - The Dead Church Series

    Contributed by Dan Campbell on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,609 views

    Warner Sallman was a gifted American artist and illustrator. During WWII his popular and sympathetic Head of Christ inspired and comforted millions. More that 500 million copies of his portrait have been printed.

    THE REVELATION OF JESUS SARDIS - THE DEAD CHURCH Revelation 3: 1-6 Warner Sallman was a gifted American artist and illustrator. During WWII his popular and sympathetic Head of Christ inspired and comforted millions. More that 500 million copies of his portrait have been ...read more

  • The Lost Art Of Ministry

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,027 views

    The church has lost sight of its purpose and ministry.

    The lost art of ministry Revelations 3:1-3 Write this to Sardis, to the Angel of the church. The One holding the Seven Spirits of God in one hand, a firm grip on the Seven Stars with the other, speaks: "I see right through your work. You have a reputation for vigor and zest, but you’re dead, ...read more

  • The Doctrine Of Repentance

    Contributed by Thomas Lanthrip on Sep 20, 2006
     | 2,761 views

    Today’s message is one of deepest importance to both the lost and the saved; repentance, is not just a necessity it is crucial to salvation and a life well pleasing to God. Although one cannot lose his/her salvation (falling from grace i.e.…) we do backs

    The Doctrine Of Repentance Acts 26:20 Intro: Today’s message is one of deepest importance to both the lost and the saved; repentance, is not just a necessity it is crucial to salvation and a life well pleasing to God. Although one cannot lose his/her salvation (falling from grace i.e.…) we ...read more

  • 9 Steps Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Viju Traven on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,454 views

    These are the steps that make you grow from strength to strength, from Glory to glory by going higher in truth and spirit.

    Nine Steps to Restoring a Heart for Worship VJ Traven The unquenchable flame of passion for Christ burning in the hearts of the saints spreads a sweet aroma of worship before God in heaven. A true worshipper’s heart and head is deeply engaged with God uninterruptedly. Worship always sanctifies ...read more

  • Revelation 3

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 31, 2020
     | 261 views

    As we study the last of seven churches, let’s notice how much they look like some modern churches.

    As we study the last of seven churches, let’s notice how much they look like some modern churches. Sardis Revelation 3:1 This church is not indicted for corruption, nor harassed by persecution. It was far worse. It was dead or almost dead, as are many modern western churches. As faith without ...read more

  • Signs And Wonders Series

    Contributed by Dennis Cummins on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 19,328 views

    Print Graphics of this series are available free upone request. This can be viewed on Itunes podcast or Video cast under ExperienceChurch.tv or viewed online at www.experiencechurch.tv.

    Signs and Wonders -1 How many would say you are believer? Mark 16:16-18 (English Standard Version) 16Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. 17And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name… What are signs and ...read more

  • Attacking Apathy Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Oct 19, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,534 views

    The church in Laodicea lost their passion for Christ; did they also lack forgiveness?

    Attacking Apathy Revelation 3:14-22 Purpose: To show how the church in Laodicea was unknowingly lifeless. Aim: I want the listener to feel their own need for a closer relationship with Christ. INTRODUCTION: Today we are looking at the last of seven letters from Jesus Christ to seven ...read more

  • The Tribulation And The Second Coming Part 1 Series

    Contributed by James O. Davis on Nov 2, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 4,752 views

    We look at a synopsis of the tribulation that occurs on earth after the Second Coming of Jesus Christ & end with the overview of the Revelation in this message with the good news of our Millennial reign with Christ, the New Jerusalem & eternity with Jesus

    James O. Davis is the founder and president of Second Billion (TM). You are invited to learn more about Second Billion by visiting www.billion.tv. In this message, we look at a synopsis of the tribulation that occurs on earth after the saints are taken to heaven at the Second Coming of ...read more

  • Is It Better To Have Loved And Lost? Series

    Contributed by Paul Green on Nov 28, 2009
    based on 18 ratings
     | 8,836 views

    ‘Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all’. But is the same statement true when it is applied to our relationship with God? Is the same statement true when it is applied to our relationship with our fellow believers?

    Two men were discussing the subject of love. The first one says, "I thought I was in love three times," "What do you mean ‘Thought you were in love?" asks the second guy. "Well, three years ago, I cared very deeply for a woman who wanted nothing to do with me," said the first. "Wasn’t that ...read more

  • House Of 1,000 Corpses

    Contributed by Scott Lefebvre on Oct 7, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,354 views

    The necessity of keeping your relationship with God fresh and alive.

    HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES I’ve always been facinated by outer space. As a little kid my favorite movies were about outer space. My favorite TV shows were about outer space. My favorite games were about outer space. In school I suffered a major let down when I discovered that outer space ...read more