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Philadelphia, Sardis, and Thyatira

We left the Hotel Colossae and headed to two cites where there is just not much to see, Philadelphia and Thyatira. The problem is both of these locations have modern cities built over them, making the kind of archaeology seem at Hierapolis or Laodicea impossible. 479 more words


No Excuse (V)


Devotion for Thursday March 16, 2017

Topic: No Excuse (V)

Text: Revelation 3:1 – 6  

The problem in the church at Sardis was spiritual death. 314 more words


Dead Churches, Like Sardis

Dead and dying churches. They are everywhere in our nation along with opinions as to why and what to do. A lack of vision. Failure to keep up with the times in music. 1,259 more words

Shrunk Sermons

What The Church Needs

Today in America there is a wide variety of Churches.  Many non-denominational community churches have been organized since the 1970’s Jesus People Revival.  Some churches have exchanged their denominational name for a generic community name, yet they remain within their denomination.   878 more words

Christian Life

Sardis - church of the living dead

by Steven P. Wickstrom

Revelations chapter three
(1) And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars, says this: I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead. 463 more words


A Brief Commentary and Exegesis on Rev. 3:1-6 Part 2

What They Did Wrong

God doesn’t only know what we do, but He knows why we do it. We cannot surprise God. This is both peaceful and scary. 2,133 more words

Churches of Revelation - Part 6: Sardis

Sardis has a very long past. Around 612 BC the Persians and Babylonians (along with other allied forces) ended the Assyrian empire. That changed the political map, making Babylon the capital of Mesopotamia and Sardis the capital of Lydia. 3,224 more words