Category Archives: Sermon

Good for Nothing Christianity (Revelation 3:14-22)

(Click here to watch a video of the sermon.) In 1577, British explorer, Martin Frobisher, made his second voyage across the ocean to the New World, landing in Canada. While there he discovered what he thought was gold. After mining … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds (Revelation 3:7-13)

(For a video of this sermon, click here.) Those who know me, know I love scuba diving. Over the years, I have used scuba diving for sermon illustrations and object lessons. I’ve even been known to scuba dive in a … Continue reading

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Close to Home (Revelation 3:1-6)

(For a video of this sermon click here) According to Greek Mythology, Midas was a king of great fortune who ruled the country of Phrygia, in Asia Minor. He had everything a king could wish for. He lived in luxury … Continue reading

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Compromise by Addition (Revelation 2:18-29)

(For a video of this sermon, click here.) Years ago, I read a book by Dr. Erwin Lutzer titled, Hitler’s Cross (1998). In the book, Dr. Lutzer, who at time was Senior Pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, described how … Continue reading

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The Serpent and the Saint (Revelation 2:12-17)

Have you ever wondered why the universal medical symbol is a staff with a snake wrapped around it? I thought it was rooted in the story of the bronze snake in Numbers 21:1-9. In that story, the Israelites, became impatient … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid of Suffering (Revelation 2:8-11)

In 1905, German sociologist, Max Weber, compiled a series of essays and put them into a book titled, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Twenty-five years later, in 1930, American sociologist, Talcott Parsons, translated Weber book into English. … Continue reading

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Lost Love (Revelation 2:1-7)

Someone wisely commented that the opposite of love is not hate, but apathy. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Jesus told a parable about seeds sprouting up … Continue reading

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