"Ephesus" Tagged Sermons

Acts 20:17-38

Closing out Acts chapter 20, Pastor Steve teaches through Paul’s tearful goodbye to the elders from the church plant at Ephesus on the beach at Miletus. Paul’s final words are filled with encouragement, love, and also warnings about wolves that will come in to deceive and attack the sheep. Listen in as Steve asks and…

Revelation 2:1-7

Kishor Pandagade, a great friend of CCFluvanna and a missionary with Advancing Native Missions (ANM), shares a message from the letters to the churches found in Revelation; specifically the letter to Ephesus. In this letter we find a commendation and a warning; a warning to those who have “good deeds” but have lost their first…

Acts 19:21-41

After two quiet years of ministry in Ephesus, finally a disturbance occurs around Paul. We’ve seen this before: as Christ transforms a culture by the gospel, the “locals” get angry when it begins to impact their ability for profit. In this case the idol makers are losing business when people stop buying their silver shrines…

Acts 19:8-20

Continuing in Acts chapter 19, Paul is going to remain at Ephesus for a couple of years. For once he isn’t run out of town and after spending some months debating with the Jews in the synagogue, he focuses his ministry on the Gentiles, starting a church there with the group of young believers. In…

Acts 18:18-28; 19:1-7

As Paul concludes his second missionary journey and begins his third, we come across two stories recorded in Acts that reveal the difficulty of a church before the Bible. There were those who knew of John’s teaching/baptism of repentance but hadn’t full understood the work of Jesus and the Holy Spirit. In the case of…