Text: Revelation 2:12-17 Topic: Pure Faith Big Idea of the Message: When you mix the Christian faith with the unbiblical, popular beliefs of the day, you lose Jesus.
Revelation 2:8-11 Don’t let persecution push you to give up on your faith. Jesus’ resurrection ensures the resurrection of those who follow him.
Revelation 2:1-7 In our pursuit of holiness and doctrinal purity, we cannot lose sight of our love for God and others.
2 Corinthians 1:3-7 God has given us a comfort that is greater than anything the culture, other religions, or our own preferences and desires can provide.
1 Peter 2:4-10 The church is made up of people we may not always get along with or agree with—but that’s something God can use for our good.
Mark 8:31-35 We should expect uncomfortableness because the crucifixion and what Jesus did on the cross is at the very center of our faith.
Mark 8:27-38 The Christian life—especially when it comes to being part of a church community—is full of discomfort and awkwardness, but God uses these challenges to help us know him better.
John 9:1-7 Suffering is hard and not in our control. How we respond to suffering is in our control.
Matthew 28:16-20 Based on Christ’s authority and His promised presence, His followers are to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them and teaching them to observe Jesus’ commands.
Matthew 28:1-15 Despite various attempts to explain away the resurrection, Scripture’s account remains the most plausible, and it establishes Jesus’ lordship over all things and all people, summoning us to trust in Him and surrender to Him.