Sermons

Ephesus and Sardis—Love (Revelation 2:1-7; 3:1-6)

Because Jesus loves you, he calls you to love him (and others) in return.

I.       Jesus Knows What is in our Hearts (Revelation 2:1-4, 6; 3:1-4)
         A.     The Seven Churches (Revelation 2:1; 3:1)
         B.     Steadfast in Doctrine (Revelation 2:2-3, 6; 3:4)
         C.     But… (Revelation 2:4; 3:1-2)

II.     Jesus Calls us to Wake up and Repent (Revelation 2:5; 3:2-3)
         A.     The Warning (Revelation 2:5; 3:3)
         B.     The Command (Revelation 2:5; 3:2-3)

III.    Jesus Commands us to Demonstrate Love through Action (Revelation 2:7; 3:5-6; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; 1 John 4:7-19)
         A.     What Life Looks Like (1 Corinthians 13:4-7; 1 John 4:7-19)
         B.     Books and Trees, Bread, and Wine (Revelation 2:7; 3:5-6)