This is the word of the risen Christ, the one who has eyes like flames of fire, who holds seven stars in his right hand and who searches the minds and hearts of all humans. In Revelation 2–3 his word comes to us like two-edged sword, both encouraging and judging. Jesus calls us to hold fast in the face of temptations of all sorts, but sternly warns those who follow false teachings. Though Jesus is speaking to seven ancient churches of Asia Minor, his words ring true today, calling us to
- patient endurance
- not fearing tribulation
- repenting of a dead faith
- keeping God's Word
- receiving the crown of life
- the blessings of conquerors
This seven-session DVD forms a church-wide series when coupled with the book Jesus Speaks
, which combines short devotional chapters with a built-in seven-session small group guide. Jesus offers us his guidance through both the pitfalls and paths toward holiness. Are you ready to listen?
Series: Jesus Speaks Set
Binding: DVD video
BISAC: RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Discipleship
, RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
MIKE BAKER is the senior pastor of Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois. He has spoken nationally and internationally and was president of the 2015 North American Christian Convention.
J. K. Jones
J . K . JONES is pastor of spiritual formation at Eastview Christian Church. He also leads the master of arts in spiritual formation program at Lincoln Christian University.