Dr. Kelly B. Burton
Take-Away’s from Revelation 2:8-11, Spiritually Rich Smyrna
The pastor’s Main Idea for this sermon was, God is not asleep at the wheel; He is fully aware of your trouble. Remain faithful to Him and He will give you the crown of life.
What one factor makes this letter different from the rest?
Do you remember what the pastor said was the meaning of the repeated phrase, “I know”?
In 2:10 Jesus tells the church that the devil is about to throw you into prison. He is responsible for some of our trouble. Who and what else then, is responsible for other troubles?
Jesus tells the church in v9 they are rich. What did He mean?
Can you spot the two commands to the church at Smyrna?
These verses make us think about intense tribulation. There are three different views on the timing of Christ’s return: A Pre-Tribulation View, A Mid-Tribulation View, and A Post-Tribulation View.
In every church of every age there are members who hear the Spirit and those who do not. Can you think of one or two marks of a member with ears to hear?
According to Revelation 20:11-15, who will experience the second death?