While it is important to have a good reputation, it is infinitely more important to have a good evaluation by the Judge of all the earth, Jesus Christ. The church is Sardis had the reputation, but their evaluation from the Lord was that they were dead and dying. Few were alive in Christ and faithful but even those parts were dying and needed rekindled. Yet the Savior brings the dead back to life, if only they will repent. What does the Spirit say to us?
This is the fifth in a seven-part sermon series on church revitalization.
Preached Sunday morning, December 1, 2019 by Brad D Harris