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6 Week Sermon Series: Revelation: The End Times Unveiled
The book of Revelation is the unveiling of how the end times are going to go down, Jesus’ victory over evil, and what that means for how we must live in the moments we have right now. This book was written to first century believers who were facing overwhelming persecution, and needed real hope that one day they would experience the spiritual rest they were designed to have from evil and hardship. It gave them strength to continue and persevere. Revelation is also for believers today so we’ll keep our eyes on the one who ensures we can be overcomers in a world of sin and evil. We’ll discover that the rich imagery and symbolism point to some literal truths that are paths for us to follow in the sometimes confusing, difficult, and sometimes heartbreaking spiritual war we find ourselves in.
Join us for the unveiling of Jesus’ final victory of good over evil, of truth over Satan’s lies, and discover hope that’s an anchor we can depend on.
Title: The Revelation - An Introduction
Subject: Courage & Hope
Scripture: Revelation 1:1-20
Focus: Revelation was written to a provide hope and courage to a battered group of Jesus followers and churches
Purpose: Our people would put their hope in the focus of Revelation - the person of Jesus Christ
Title: Jesus Tweets to the Churches
Scripture: Revelation 2 & 3 (emphasis on 2:11)
Focus: Jesus does not want us to stay where we are but will give us the grace (power) to overcome our struggles.
Purpose: Our people would allow the Holy Spirit to speak truth into their lives and then have the courage to allow God's grace to transform them.
Title: One Mark or Another
Scripture: Revelation 13:11-18, Revelation 14-9-11, Ephesians 1:13-14 Note: include parable of the sower?
Focus: We will be marked men and women – whose mark will we bear?
Purpose: Our people would realize that we will make a choice to bear the mark of Christ in our hearts or the mark of the beast on our skin. That mark determines who we are trusting in.
Title: The End to Evil
Scripture: Revelation 20- 21
Focus: Evil is the great problem of the world
Purpose: Our people would realize that even though we face tribulation and evil here on earth, God is going to destroy all evil and restore Eden
Title: Judged by Penetrating Eyes
Scripture: Revelation 20:11-15
Focus: We are saved if we have trusted in the blood of Jesus, but our actions and motives will be judged and our rewards determined by a God who sees everything and knows our true motives
Purpose: Our people would understand we will all be judged, only blood of Christ can make us righteous, and that
Title: Heaven & Hell - Real Places
Scripture: Revelation 21:1-7
Focus: Christianity is about getting heaven into us now.
Purpose: Our people would realize that no matter how difficult life gets, a right vision of heaven can transform who you are and what you do now.
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