PBC Sermons

Faithfulness
November 23, 2014

7 Letters: 6 – Philadelphia (The Faithful Church)

7 Letters: 6 – Philadelphia (The Faithful Church)

Say “Philadelphia” and you might think of a city in the USA – but the original Philadelphia was in Asia Minor, modern day Turkey, founded by an ancient king who loved his brother so much that he named the city for him (“City of Brotherly Love”). That’s the city that we’ve reached in our journey [ more… ]

October 12, 2014

7 Letters: 2 – Smyrna (Church under pressure)

7 Letters: 2 – Smyrna (Church under pressure)

Last week we started a series looking at the short letters Jesus sent to the seven churches in Revelation 2-3. This week we’re visiting the “flower of Asia” – Smyrna, known today as Izmir in Turkey. Thriving, beautiful, with great facilities and fiercely loyal to Rome, but Smyrna wasn’t a fun place to be if [ more… ]