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Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
Lesson 7 — Sardis
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Lesson 7 — Sardis

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This is the seventh lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers the fifth of the letters to the seven churches of Asia in Revelation, the letter to Sardis

This is the seventh lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers the fifth of the letters to the seven churches of Asia in Revelation, the letter to Sardis

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  • 1. © 2009, www.lettersfromthelamb.com Sardis
  • 2. <ul><li>Glorious past, mediocre present </li></ul><ul><li>River below city filled with gold (Cyrus took 24 thousand pounds) </li></ul><ul><li>City was a naturally impenetrable fortress </li></ul>
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  • 8. <ul><li>Conquered by Cyrus of Persia </li></ul><ul><li>Cyrus forced all men to follow non-military pursuits </li></ul><ul><li>The Athenians and Antiochus also conquered the fortress of Sardis </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>The city was conquered three times, </li></ul><ul><li>each time due to a lack of vigilance! </li></ul>
  • 10. Revelation 3:1-6
  • 11. <ul><li>The one who holds the seven spirits of God </li></ul><ul><li>He who has the seven stars </li></ul><ul><li>“ I know…” </li></ul>From the Risen Christ
  • 12. A Misunderstood Church <ul><li>Everyone thought the church in Sardis was doing well </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus says that they are dead! </li></ul>
  • 13. Five-step prescription <ul><li>Wake up! </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen what remains </li></ul><ul><li>Remember what you received </li></ul><ul><li>Obey it </li></ul><ul><li>Repent </li></ul>
  • 14. Clean Laundry <ul><li>Some in Sardis have kept themselves unstained from the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This implies that many have not </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The unstained ones will walk with Jesus </li></ul>
  • 15. He Who Conquers <ul><li>He who conquers will receive white clothes </li></ul>
  • 16. He Who Conquers <ul><li>He who conquers will receive white clothesHis name will not be erased from the Book of Life </li></ul>
  • 17. He Who Conquers <ul><li>He who conquers will receive white clothes </li></ul><ul><li>His name will not be erased from the Book of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus will acknowledge his name before the Father and His angels </li></ul>
  • 18. Wake up!

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