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A Church That Pleases God

January 7, 2018 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Additional Sermons

Scripture: Revelation 3:7–3:13

January 7, 2018

“A Church That Pleases God”

Revelation 3:7-13

 

Introduction:

 

  1. Remembers the greatness of Christ and His authority. Rev. 3:7-8

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Understands it’s not about outward success, but obedience and witness. Rev. 3:8

 

 

 

 

 

III. An unexpected fulfillment of prophecy and encouragement.  Rev. 3:9, Isaiah 45:14

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Trusts Christ to preserve them spiritually through trials and tribulation. Rev. 3:10, John 17:15

 

 

 

 

  1. Keeps the reward in view, the eternal blessing of God. Rev. 3:12

 

 

 

 

 

Questions for reflection:

  • What does this passage teach us about Christ?
  • As we begin the New Year, what changes in your life in terms of obedience and witness would please and bring honor to God?
  • What kind of motivation does Jesus provide to the church

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