A Revelation Sermon Series
sunday’s message — the battle unfolds
February 17, 2019 at 10:30AM
This week's sermon is a part of a sermon series on the Book of Revelation. You can read more about the series by clicking here. You can see last week's service that introduced the series by clicking here and you can seek last week's sermon by clicking here.
Our text this week is gruesome: two witnesses for Christ abused, murdered, and profaned by the Roman empire. People often presume that this must reflect the way in which Christians were persecuted by the Romans, that simply proclaiming Christ as Lord would put a person at risk of death. In fact, there is very little evidence that Christians were ever treated this way individually, let alone, en mass. Similarly, today we risk little by proclaiming our 'belief' in Christ.
However, speaking out against the Roman empire, its leaders, and its practices would most certainly earn a person such treatment. What's the parallel risk we might take today? Are we willing to take it? Do we have the patience and faith that God will breathe new life into us after we've lost it? This Sunday we'll begin to explore these questions, together.
o February 3, 2019: The Cosmic Christ: The Hero (Bible scripture reading: Revelation 1: 12-16)
o February 10, 2019: The Seals: Evil Unleashed (Bible scripture reading: Revelation 6: 1-8)
o February 17, 2019: Two Witnesses: The Battle Unfolds (Bible scripture reading: Revelation 11: 4-13)
o February 24, 2019: The Beast: Evil Embodied (Bible scripture reading: Revelation 13: 11-18)
o March 3, 2019: A New Heaven AND A New Earth (Bible scripture reading: Revelation 22: 1-5)
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