The Church is a People that Ministers

In today's thoughts let’s take a look at what Paul has to say in regards to Christ and the Church. Colossians 1:1-4 (NKJV) Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace … Continue reading The Church is a People that Ministers

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Laodicea

Let me begin today's thoughts and letter by stating that I believe this Church can be considered the Church of today in so many ways. This is the last of the seven churches spoken of in Revelation. We the people “the Church” need to take a close look at this Church and evaluate ourselves: Are … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Laodicea

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Philadelphia

In today's thoughts let’s look into the Church of Philadelphia was from A.D. 1750 to the Rapture. The Church of Philadelphia was considered “The Church Christ Loved.” Philadelphia literally means “brotherly love” a church of life, a revived church, because it was a church that returned to the Word of God and taught the Word … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Philadelphia

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Sardis

In this letter, today's daily thought we will briefly discuss the Church of Sardis which was consider “The Dead Church, time period A.D. 1520 to the Tribulation. Sardis means “escaping ones” or those who “come out”…this church represents the age of the Reformation. Sardis represents the Protestant Church as we will see in today’s letter. … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Sardis

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Thyatira

Again today I will continue in Revelation on the Thyatira Church, considered as the pagan Church, for permitting a false teacher to spread her so“ul-damning heresy. The main characteristic of this church seemed to be its “works” toward people rather than doctrinal belief. It is evident that this Church typified an evil system similar to … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Thyatira

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Pergamos

Again this morning we look at another Church spoken of in Revelation. Pergamum was the capital city of Asia. It was a city given over to the worship of Greek idols. Two of these religious systems were the worship of Bacchus (the god of revelry) and the worship of Asclepius (the god of healing). The … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Pergamos

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Smyrna

In this letter...The Church of Smyrna was a thriving Church from A.D.100 to A.D. 312. The word Smyrna means “myrrh” which carries the meaning suffering. It was a much-persecuted but faithful church. Let’s take a look at Revelation 2:8-11 ...the message given to the Smyrna church for then and for this day and hour: Revelation … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Smyrna

A Study on Revelation – The Church of Ephesus

Let’s start this morning daily thought by stating: Christ selected seven Churches in Revelation that are worthy of close scrutiny. These churches are represented somewhere in every period of history. It is of most importance to evaluate all seven churches for they represent all church's in general everywhere; you might say with their defects and … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – The Church of Ephesus

The Spiritual Condition of the Church… The Seven Churches in Revelation

We are always to be expecting our Lords return any-day, anytime. Throughout God’s Word we are reminded of our future with the Lord; an eternity with our God. Our focus in this life is to be on Christ, NOT so much on the physical things of this life. Yes, we are to take our needs … Continue reading The Spiritual Condition of the Church… The Seven Churches in Revelation

A Study on Revelation – A Review of the Seven Churches

In this letter let’s review the Churches spoken of in Revelation Chapters 2 and 3. Jesus was not only speaking to the Church (the people) of that time but He is speaking to us, today. What did Jesus have to say to the Churches? Which Church (which people) are we? I will elaborate toward the … Continue reading A Study on Revelation – A Review of the Seven Churches