Hallelujah Anyway - Seven Letters to Seven Churches

Message to the Church of Philadelphia

Sermon Notes:   Questions for further thought or discussion. What is Christ calling you to hold fast to? What has Christ called Crossway to be faithful to? What open doors has He set before us, in our personal spheres and as a church? Relationships, opportunities to mature in knowledge and spiritual gifts, ministries, service, etc.?…

The Message To The Church Of Sardis

Sermon Notes:   1. The Holy Spirit gives true life and power. 2. We may deceive ourselves.  We cannot deceive God. 3. Faith and obedience are not mutually exclusive. 4. It’s not what church you belong to.  It’s what church you are.     Questions for further thought or discussion. 1. In what ways do…

Message To The Church Of Thyatira

Sermon Notes:   1. Lydia, a merchant of expensive purple cloth, was from Thyatira. (Acts 16:13-15  ) 2. Once you start to compromise you have to keep compromising. 3. There is a big difference between reaching out to culture and accommodating culture. 4. It’s not what church you belong to, it’s what church you are.…

Message To The Church Of Pergamum

Sermon Notes:   Revelation 2:12-17   12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. 13 “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my…

The Message To The Church Of Smyrna

Sermon Notes:   Polycarp was one of the most famous martyrs of Smyrna. Jesus                    both                       and                     . Suffering teaches us important lessons for life. Endurance Maturity Worthiness The reward given to the faithful is victory over death.     Questions for further thought or discussion. What other lesson might one learn from…

Seven Stars And Seven Lampstands

Sermon Notes:   Revelation 2:1-7   1 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. 2 “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are…

Introduction To Revelation

Sermon Notes:   Introduction to Revelation People seem to have a fear of the Book of Revelation. Purpose of the book, God wins, His people win, Satan loses. Four major approaches to interpretation: Historical Futurist Idealist Preterist Key to understanding Revelation: It is a picture book, not a puzzle book. God’s Word is meant to…