What Jesus Hates About Church

The Passionless Church (Ephesus)

What Jesus Hates About Church

Lesson 4: The Passionless Church (Ephesus)

April 8 & 9, 2017

 

 

Can a Christian fall out of love with Jesus while serving Jesus?

 

Revelation 2:1 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands. New International Version

 

Revelation 2:5 Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place. New International Version

 

Revelation 2:5 …otherwise, I will visit you and remove your lampstand (the church, its impact) from its place - unless you repent. Amplified Bible

 

If we hang with Jesus, Jesus will hang with us.

 

Revelation 2:2 I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false. New International Version

 

Revelation 2:3 You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary. New International Version

 

Revelation 2:6 But you have this in your favor: You hate the practices of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.  New International Version

 

Revelation 2:4 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first. New International Version

 

Revelation 2:5 Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place. New International Version

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We talk about what we’re passionate about

 

Psalm 51:12 Restore to me the joy of Your salvation And sustain me with a willing spirit. Amplified Bible

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