Sunday Preview ~ Revelation Series Starting
April 12, 2012
We are starting a series on the book of Revelation this weekend at all of our weekend services, as well as for the youth group at Living Streams. Revelation is one of the most challenging and interesting books in the Bible. My sermon this Sunday is called, “Obedient to a Revelation,” from Revelation 1. I hope you will read ahead in Revelation as we teach through this book in the coming weeks. We won’t be “naming the Anti-Christ” in this series, but we will give you insights into how this Revelation applies in our lives today.
The Apostle John received this Revelation of Jesus Christ while he was in exile on the island of Patmos. He was imprisoned and suffering for his faithfulness to Jesus when the Lord appeared to him in an unexpected way. John was told by the Lord to write down the revelation he was about to receive and distribute it to the seven churches in Asia. John had no way to guarantee that the messages he wrote would even reach his intended audience. He was simply obedient to do what the Lord directed him to do. Over two thousand years later, believers all over the world are still being blessed because John was obedient to record and distribute what the Lord showed him.
Great things can happen in all of our lives if we are obedient to do what the Lord directs us to do. I’m hoping this series will prepare you to prosper in the ministry the Lord created you to fulfill.