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City of Life (2005)

Is your life found in Jesus or is it in the culture in some form or fashion?

Today’s message is about the Church of Smyrna or the City of Life, one of the seven churches of Revelation. Where do you find your sustenance is the core of this message. The people in Smyrna thought their life was found in Rome, the culture of their day. In our culture, we’ve attempted to integrate the American culture into the Church, which won’t work as they’re diametrically opposed to each other.

May your sustenance only be found in Jesus Christ. When threatened with death, Polycarp was offered the chance to betray Jesus and save his life and his response is shown below.

Listen to the full message to the church of Smyrna today and allow the Holy Spirit to show you if your sustenance is found anywhere other than Jesus Christ.

“86 years have I have served him, and he has done me no wrong. How can I blaspheme my King and my Savior?”

Polycarp’s Martyrdom (ca. 69-ca. 155)

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