Santa Clara First Baptist Church

3111 Benton Street

Santa Clara, CA, 95051

408-241-7635

 

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Sundays 10:30am

 

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Open Letter to Seven Churches
Series I: AGAPE: You Have Left Your First Love
Sunday March 5th, 2017 - Pastor Wungreiso Valui

The Message
The seven letters from Jesus to the seven churches in Asia are to instruct the church in God's truth. Jesus communicated to the seven literal early churches, which are both historical and prophetic. The messages had eternal spiritual significance to meet the needs of that time period, and they still hold true in this time. Find out in this series what a church should be according to Jesus, the foundation and head of the church.

Christ Declares He Is The Head of The Church

Revelation 2:1 "To the angel of the church of Ephesus write, ' These things says He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamp stands
  • Christ Controls The Angels
  • Christ Has Power Over The Church

Christ Discerns All The Works In The Life of His Church

2 "I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them liars; 3 "and you have persevered and have patience, and have labored for My name's sake and have not become weary.
  • Christ Knows Your Enduring Hard Work But...
  • Christ Knows You Hate Evil But...

Christ Defines The Priorities of The Church

4 "Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
  • Christ Reminded To Keep The First Love
  • Christ Reminded To Do The First Work

Christ Directs The Path of The Church

5 "Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place -- unless you repent.
  • Christ Directed The Church Self-Examine
  • Christ Directed The Church To Repent

Christ Determines The Destiny of The Church

6 "But this you have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.7 "He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life, which is in the midst of the Paradise of God."
  • Christ Affirm The Deeds of The Church
  • Christ Decides The Destination of The Church

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