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  • A Dead Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 26, 2004
    based on 49 ratings

    Jesus addresses several churches in the nook of Revelation. One of the churches is called a dead church. The question we need to consider is are we a dead church? Are we dead spiritually?

  • A Dead Church?

    Contributed by Roger Griffith on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 119 ratings

    When people speak of "dead churches," they normally mean something derorgatory. However, in this sermon, when I speak of a "dead church," I am speaking about a kind of church that every pastor would love to have.

  • An Autopsy Of A Dead Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 18, 2002
    based on 31 ratings

    Week 8 in a Wednesday evening study through the book of Revelation

    Week 8 “An Autopsy of a Dead Church” Date: July 24, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Revelation 3:1-6 Introduction We live in a world of substitutes. Products designed to look as if they are real or imitations of the real items, costly items but are not. Examples clothes; jewelry; ...read more

  • Sardis; The Dead Church Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    The church that thought they were doing everything right.

  • A Message From A Dead Church

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 144 ratings

    A message atfer preaching at a church in St Louis during the SBC. This was once a thriving, soul winning church.

  • What Does A Dead Church Look Like?

    Contributed by John Nadasi on May 1, 2003
    based on 160 ratings

    What does the death of a church look like? What does it take for new life to take place?

  • A Dead Church, An Open Door Church, And A Lukewarm Church

    Contributed by Jason Callihan on Aug 15, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    The last three Churches in Asia

  • A Church That Needs A Funeral

    Contributed by David Rigg on Apr 19, 2009
    based on 26 ratings

    What is a dead church? Jesus tells us in Revelation 3:1-6 that it might not be what we would expect. This sermon includes a true story to illustrate what a dead church needs.

    A Church That Needs A Funeral Revelation 3:1-6 1 "And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, ’These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: "I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead. 2Be watchful, and strengthen the things ...read more

  • Sowing And Reaping

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 30, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    What is the difference between a living church and a dead church? This message examines a person’s commitment to church.

    SOWING AND REAPING Galatians 6:7 INTRO: C. S. Lewis’, “The Great Divorce,” is a fantasy on heaven and hell. In this fantasy, a chilling discovery is made. A thriving congregation exists in hell. The church is busy. It makes the same sounds and goes through the same motions as if it ...read more

  • Dry Bones Breathe

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on May 8, 2005
    based on 161 ratings

    Life can come to dead people, dead churches, and dead places through the power of God.

  • Active, But Not Alive

    Contributed by John Butler on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    Larn from Jesus’ description of the church at Sardis what makes a church a DEAD CHURCH...

    Active But Not Alive I. Glad To Be Here... Praise the Lord!!! How many in here this morning are glad to be in the house of the Lord? In Psa 122:1 David said... I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD. I don’t know about you, but I’m glad to be ...read more

  • When Dry Bones Live

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    There are places we dislike, graveyards and dead churches. Each of these places have the same message. This sermon helps us to overcome this message that might be crying out in our congregations

    WHEN DRY BONES LIVE TEXT: EZEKIEL 37:1-14 THEME: THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD GIVES THE POWER TO LIVE Have you ever walked through a graveyard at night? It is a quiet place. It is a place of reflection and fear. It is a place that we avoid at night. We do because of all the dead bodies in ...read more

  • Waking The Dead Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 21 ratings

    We are studying the church at Sardis. How do you wake up a dead church or a dead believer? Learn how Christians and churches can fall into a coma and how important it is to stay awake in your relationship with Jesus.

  • Crippled Church

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 13, 2009
    based on 46 ratings

    Sardis is the dying or dead church. It could be our church. The problem and the prescription to fix it and make it once again the Lord’s Church. Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    READING SOMEONE ELSE’S MAIL Sardis: The Crippled Church Rev. 3:1-6 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Sardis.html Take your next vacation in London, and you could visit the Metropolitan Tabernacle. The tour guide would tell you that this is the place that the great Charles Haddon Spurgeon used ...read more

  • The Comatose Congregation Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 97 ratings

    Sardis was a church that had a reputation for being alive - but Jesus saw it as dead. How can we avoid falling into the same patterns that threatened Sardis?