The Church of the Living Dead

The Church of the Living Dead

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Revelation 3:1-6

SERMON IN A SENTENCE

Because of apathy, a church that may appear alive and healthy is in danger of dying and must respond to Christ’s call to return to faithfulness and life.

SERMON OUTLINE

  1. Church: Sardis
  2. Christ’s Character: Powerful Possessor
    1. The seven Spirits
    2. The seven stars
  3. Confrontation: Reputation Reality
  4. Correction
    1. Wake up
    2. Strengthen
    3. Remember
    4. Keep it
    5. Repent
  5. Consequence: Unexpected Judgment
  6. Commendation: Faithful Remnant
  7. Call: Conquer and Comprehend
    1. Promise #1: white robes
    2. Promise #2: name in permanent ink
    3. Promise #3: name confessed by Jesus