Worship that is Worthy (Revelation 4)

We have completed the 7 Letters to the 7 Churches in Revelation 2-3. Now we find what must come next. In Revelation 4, Jesus gives John a picture of the throne room in heaven.  Here John sees a glimpse of the heavenly worship.  It is a reminder that Jesus has won the victory.  No matter […]

The Letter to the Church at Laodicea (Revelation 3:14-22)

“You are neither hot nor cold.  You are lukewarm.”  These are condemning words spoken by the Jesus towards the Church at Laodicea.  They had grown apathetic and content in their faith.  They were going through the motions.  They did not experience the power of God in their daily lives nor did they serve him.  They […]

The Letter to the Church at Philadelphia (Revelation 3:7-13)

The Letter to the Church at Philadelphia is filled with encouragement. This is a small church. They are not highly regarded by the world’s standards, but they serve a mighty God. Jesus holds all authority and he has opened up a door of opportunity. This does not mean that it is easy to walk through […]

The Letter to the Church at Sardis (Revelation 3:1-6)

Jesus describes the Church at Sardis as a Church that had a reputation of being alive, but in reality was dead.  This church had little opposition, persecution, heresy, or poverty.  They had little excuse for not having a healthy, thriving, and vibrant mission.  Jesus has nothing good to say about this church.   Maybe your […]

The Letter to the Church at Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29)

The Letter to the Church at Thyatria addresses the issue of tolerance.  When it comes to the question of tolerance, is Christianity a tolerant religion?  Are you a tolerant person?  And what does God have to say about tolerance? Our reading is Revelation 2:18-29.  Make sure to download the study guide for this message. Our […]