Persecuted Because of Jesus

Persecuted Because of Jesus

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Revelation 2:8-11

SERMON IN A SENTENCE

Because of who He is, the Lord Jesus not only encourages but also rewards the church that suffers persecution for His name’s sake.

SERMON OUTLINE

  1. Context
    1. Revelation
    2. Revival
  2. Church: Smyrna
  3. Christ’s Character
    1. Unending
    2. Undefeated
  4. Commendation: Perseverance in Suffering
    1. Affliction
    2. Abject Poverty
    3. Abuse
  5. Command
    1. Do not Fear.
    2. Be Faithful.
  6. Call
    1. Comprehend
    2. Conquer