Ephesus: The Church That Lost Its First Love

May 14, 2023    Mike Sittniewski

Happy Mother's Day

Text: Revelation 2:1-11

Title: Ephesus, The Church That Lost Its First Love

The Seven Churches Of Revelation

1. The Church of Ephesus: The Church that Has Abandoned Its Love for Christ and His Teachings 

2. The Church of Smyrna: The Church that Remains Faithful Amidst Persecution 

3. The Church of Pergamum: The Church that Compromises Its Doctrine

4. The Church of Thyatira: The Church that Follows False Prophets 

5. The Church of Sardis: The Church that is Spiritually Dead 

6. The Church of Philadelphia: The Church that Patiently Endured Despite Weaknesses 

7. The Church of Laodicea: The Church with a Lukewarm Faith 

The Church Of Ephesus

1) Be Careful What You're Doing

2) Don't Lose Your Passion - Keep your eye on the Prize

a) Be Conquerors and Overcomers

• 1 John 5:4-5

b) Remember Why We Are Doing and Who We Are Doing It For 

• John 14:21

c) Truth and Love Should Never Be Separated

• Ephesians 4:15

• Philippians 1:9-10

d) Love God With Everything You've Got

• Matthew 22:37-38

Next Week – The Destruction Of Mankind


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