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Apr 05, 2009 | Lance Hahn

Revelation - Part 6

April  4-5, 2009 • Just Like Dad • Revelation 3:7-13

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“Our standard is not earthly success, but faithfulness to God’s calling.”  Charles Colson

 

“Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.” William Ward

 

 

We Are Never More _________ to God Than When We ____________ Him

 

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Questions for the Heart and Spirit

  1. What does it mean to you to “Love your neighbor as yourself”?  Share some examples of how you have done this.
  2. Have you ever been challenged to endure in your faith in the face of adversity?  How?
  3. How do you experience the Love of God in your life?  Share an example.  How do you know it was the Love of God?
  4. How do you hear the voice of God, and how do you know it is God speaking?

Questions for the Mind

  1. 1.      READ:  Rev 3:7; Is 22:20-24; Matt 16:19; Rev 1:18

What did the key(s) give to the one possessing them in these scriptures?  What      does this say about the owner in Rev 3:7?

  1. 2.      READ:  Rev 3:8; Matt 10:33; 2 Pet 2:1; 2 Tim 2:12; 1Jn 2:22-23; Tit 1:16

What are the consequences of denying the name of Christ?  Discuss some ways that people today might be denying the name of Christ. Do you know of any churches that deny Christ?

  1. 3.      READ:  Rev 3:9-10; Is 45:21-25; Rom 14:10-11; Phil 2:5-11

In the end, what will believers and unbelievers have in common?  What will their differences be?  Which group are you in?

  1.  READ:  Gen 22:1; Exod 16:4; Jud 3:1-4; Prov 17:3; 1 Cor 3:11-13; 1 Pet 4:12-14; Rev 2:10; 3:7-13 

Does God really test man?  Who is doing the testing in Rev 3:10?  Why or how does the church at Philadelphia escape the hour of testing to come? What are the benefits of escaping the hour of testing?

Application

  • Research the subject of crowns to be given to the believer as reward.  How many do you find and what are they given for?
    • Do a study of “The New Jerusalem”.  Does it exist now?  Where is it?

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