The Lord addresses an impoverished and suffering church in this session. He speaks words of promise for faith to grasp and wield against all fears for their individual--and corporate--future. That future is the Life secured for them in Christ. Below are the Keynote slides on The Letter to Smyrna used in class. Click this link … Continue reading Revelation Session Ten: The Letter to Smyrna
The Church must discern and does continue to discern between apostolic truth and false teachings, yet her first love is that Christ who came to seek and to save the lost! Hear the full audio of Revelation Session Nine: The Letter to Ephesus Revelation 2:1-7 English Standard Version (ESV) To the Church in Ephesus 2 “To … Continue reading Revelation Session Nine: The Letter to Ephesus
Our God creates life and it is good! The physical and intellectual constructs of man easily obscure our view of this life-giving God. Sin corrupts the good creation, but cannot destroy it--even in you. The Word of the Lord breaks through to call forth new life and strengthen His good creation in His fallen creatures. … Continue reading According to its Kind
Personal self-examination is important. Here, Christ prepares His congregations for His corporate 'self-examination' with the seven letters to the seven churches. The Living Lord Jesus holds the keys of Death and Hades, but entrusts the keys of the kingdom of heaven to His Church. We revisit and conclude our conversation on the mission of the … Continue reading Revelation Session Eight: Seven-fold Structure of Seven Letters
We rejoice in the unsung saints of centuries past and recent memory. Praising God for His blessing pronounced, received and fulfilled--we now lay hold of our Lord's "Blessed" for ourselves, with special attention to the gift of Peacemakers in our midst. Hear the full audio of "Blessed are the Peacemakers" A sermon on Matthew 5:9 … Continue reading Sermon: Blessed are the Peacemakers
Session Seven: The Living Son of Man [slides video] 10.27.19 For the full series, visit the REVELATION: A SANCTUARY BIBLE STUDY page.