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Why Revelation Matters by Bob Thompson

July 30th, 2017

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Revelation is not about what, when, where, why, how. It’s about Who. Revelation 21:1-8; 22:1-5   The reality of heaven (Paul) Maybe you’ve come to worship this morning as a skeptic, someone who’s not really sure about this whole afterlife thing. The truth is, a lot of us don’t know what we think we know […]

What I Know and Don’t Know by Bob Thompson

July 23rd, 2017

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It’s most important to know what I need to do.  Revelation 20:1-15   Yellow jackets! As I mentioned last week, Linda and I returned a week ago Friday after being away most of the previous four weeks. A few people thought I said we went on vacation for four weeks, but I assure you going […]

He Will Come Again by Bob Thompson

July 16th, 2017

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Every person who predicted a date for the second coming was wrong…and right. Revelation 19:11-21   How wrong can you be? Over the past four weeks, Linda and I have been on the road more than at home. We attended the Southern Conference Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach, and went early to visit my mom […]

The Big Picture by Bob Thompson

June 25th, 2017

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The devil wants us to forget he has already lost the war. Revelation 12:7-17   Metanarrative Does this narrative sound familiar? You are a hobbit with a destiny to destroy Sauron’s ring of power in Mount Doom, ushering in a new age of peace in Middle Earth. If you are Frodo, that “big picture” not […]

Thy Kingdom Come by Bob Thompson

June 18th, 2017

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His kingdom will come because we prayed.  Revelation 8:1-12   The kingdom of God The title of the sermon today, “Thy Kingdom Come,” is obviously borrowed from the Lord’s Prayer, and at the end of the sermon we’re going to pray the Lord’s Prayer in an unusual form. What do we mean by the “kingdom […]