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Fear Nothing! (#2 Smyrna)
Revelation 2:8-11
Dr. Simon Goncharenko
21 Fellowship, SBC - Midway, TX
  1. Fear  nothing in the face of extreme persecution – vv. 8-10a.
  1. We can overcome with Jesus – v. 8.
  2. Our Lord knows all our trials – v. 9.
  3. Persecution of believers is inevitable – v. 10a.
  4. Some will be tested severely (TEST) – v. 10a.
  5. The time of suffering will be limited – v. 10a.
  6. Satan is behind it – v. 10a.

 

  1. Remain faithful to death – v. 10b.

 

  1. Know that good will come of your hardship – v.11.
  1. It will keep us pure and close to Him and each other – based on the lack of rebuke!
  2. We will live again – v. 11.

 

Main Idea: As believers living closer to the end times, we need to be prepared to suffer fearlessly and remain faithful to the point of death, because God will raise us up again!