Sermons on Persecution

The First Beast

Bible Text: Revelation 13:1-10 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Revelation The first beast blasphemes God and persecutes God’s people. The first beast is an agent of Satan Christians, though persecuted, endure

To the Church in Pergamum

Bible Text: Revelation 2:12-17 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Revelation To the church in Pergamum, in the place where Satan dwells, you have held fast to my name. However, you have compromised your faith through idolatry and sexual immorality. Repent! Conquer and be blessed! Context Commendation Criticism Correction Encouragement

To the Church in Smyrna

Bible Text: Revelation 2:8-11 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Revelation To the church in Smyrna, I have appointed you to suffer much for me; be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life. Context Commendation Encouragement

A Christ-Preeminent Ministry

Bible Text: Colossians 1:24-29 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Colossians Paul is passionate to make Christ preeminent in his ministry to Gentiles. Filling up the suffering of Christ for the Gentiles Fully declaring the mystery of Christ for the Gentiles For presenting the Gentiles mature in Christ