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  • Waking The Dead Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,847 views

    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.

    I had a dream the other night. I was dreaming that I was asleep. Yes, I know that sounds very strange - but then my dreams often are very strange - perhaps an outgrowth of my personality. Anyway - I dreamed that I was asleep and that I at some point wished to wake up. That’s where the trouble ...read more

  • Satan's Best Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jun 3, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,654 views

    This is the 6th sermon in the series "Are You Prepared".

    Series: Are You Prepared? (Revelation) [#6] SATAN’S BEST Revelation 3:1-6 Introduction: May I confess something to you that God has revealed to me? In the attempt to see Bel Aire Baptist Church grow in the Lord; I have become angry, frustrated, and dissatisfied. God reminded me of my ...read more

  • Spiritually Alive In 2005 Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,234 views

    What does it mean to be alive spiritually? Sometimes dead Christians just think they are alive!

    Spiritually Alive In 2005 (Rev. 3:1-6) Intro: A. It’s a new year! Many of you may have stayed up until early hours of the morning yesterday and are still a little sleepy today. This last year has had wonderful memories of seeing some of you come into our part of the family of God. For ...read more

  • The Ceo Of The Church Part 2 Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jan 6, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 993 views

    Jesus takes 3 actions in the letters to 3 churches in Revelation 3.

    INTRODUCTION: What do you think of our church? More importantly, what do you suppose Jesus Christ thinks of our church? Do you remember the old E.F. Hutton TV commercials? (I guess this will tell your age if you do remember…) They were usually set in a crowded restaurant or other public ...read more

  • The Revelation To Pergamos - Words To The Compromising Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 144 ratings
     | 43,011 views

    Johns letter to the church at Pergamon - a church who were compromising.

    The Revelation to Pergamos - Words to the Compromising. Frank Sosienski was a postman in Louisville, Kentucky, who didn’t want to deliver some of his mail. Perhaps it was the hot summertime, like we’re experiencing now. Maybe the mail was heavy; maybe he wanted to quit his route just a little ...read more

  • The Revelation To Thyatira - Jezebel In The Church. Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 18, 2004
    based on 209 ratings
     | 85,104 views

    The letter to Thyatira - addressing people who follow false teaching.

    The Revelation to Thyatira - Jezebel in the Church. As with all the other churches that we have studied, Christ’s letter to this church had four elements 1) an introduction from Christ 2) commendations 3) condemnations 4) promise to those who overcome. THE CITY OF THYATIRA Before having a ...read more

  • Watch Out! Series

    Contributed by Adam Deibert on May 7, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 8,002 views

    The church of Sardis reminds us of the imminence of Christ’s return, and calls us to be found ready at all times.

    I read a story this week, from an old Reader’s Digest, about a cat was run over by a car. The cat belonged to 4-year-old Billy, and before he could find out about his cat’s death, his mother quickly disposed of the remains. After a few days, though, Billy finally asked about the cat. “Billy, ...read more

  • A Dead Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 5,999 views

    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" Introduction: Each week in America, paramedics arrive on the scene of an accident where the victim has crossed the barrier between life and death. There is no heartbeat. Breathing has stopped. All the vital signs of life are absent. But the paramedics do not accept this death as ...read more

  • The Message To The Church At Sardis Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 6,209 views

    How to die spiritually without knowing it? Be 1) Comfortable 2) Complacent and produce no 3)Children

    The Message to the church at Sardis. Rev 3:1-6 WBC 20/7/3am INTRODUCTION: This is where we are this Sunday morning- the modern day city of Sart - situated at the foot of Mt Tmolus - Excavations of the city have unearthed a Roman theatre, stadium, and a large but unfinished temple to ...read more

  • Guidelines For Seeking First His Kingdom

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 29, 2003
    based on 196 ratings
     | 43,458 views

    Resist, reject and renounce all rival kingdoms to that of the kingdom of God. There are many kingdoms that will attempt to compete with the kingdom of God that include egotistical, monetary, fleshly, worldly and devilish influences. We must take seriously

    How to Seek First His Kingdom Illustration: God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him. Andrew Murray. Quote:In order to seek first the kingdom, we must begin by seeking first the King: His praise, His purpose, and His plan. Paul J. ...read more

  • A Tale Of Seven Churches: Sardis Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,839 views

    This is part six of an eight part message on the seven churches of Asia.

    So, where were we? Oh yeah, Sardis. We’ve looked at Ephesus, Pergamum, Smyrna and Thyatira and now we are on Sardis, which is the fifth of the seven churches that the letter in the Revelation was addressed to. If we pull up our trusty map we discover that Sardis was located in what we know as ...read more

  • Wake Up! Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,827 views

    5th in a series on the seven Churches in Revelation. Looking at characteristics that help us have a positive presence in our community and in our church.

    Wake up! Revelation 3:1-6 INTRODUCTION: Today our study brings us to the church of Sardis. A church that has no commendation from the Lord, and from the very onset of the passage, you can here the dire situation this church faces. Yet there is a rich amount of practical material for our own ...read more

  • The Comatose Congregation Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 25, 2002
    based on 97 ratings
     | 16,065 views

    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?

    OPEN: I once heard about a church that was so dead, that when a member happened to die during the worship service – the paramedics actually carried out 5 people before they finally got the right one. APPLY: Have you ever seen a dead church? (I asked for a show of hands). What does a dead ...read more

  • Salvaging Sleepy Sardis Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 4,050 views

    So that we do not become spiritually drowsy, we learn to take inventory of our spiritual lives through remembrance, obedience, and repentance.

    THERE IS NOTHING WORSE THAN DEAD ORTHODOXY AND DEAD TRADITIONALISM IN A DEAD CHURCH. A DEAD CHURCH WHERE NOBODY JOINS, GETS SAVED OR FEELS COMPELLED TO PUT FORTH ANY EFFORT INTO THE CHURCH’S MINISTRIES. NO WONDER THE LORD CAME UPON SARDIS AND TOLD THEM TO "WAKE UP!" SARDIS WAS A CHURCH THAT WAS ...read more

  • How To Kill A Church Without Trying

    Contributed by James Roberts, Jr. on May 2, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 9,842 views

    How to grow a church by presenting the things not to do.

    HOW TO KILL A CHURCH WITHOUT TRYING Ephesians 3:20-21 Revelation 3:1-3 Paul is telling us that through the church God is to get glory. Unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages. The church was instituted by Christ to further the Gospel story and to give all glory ...read more