Jesus Speaks: Holding Fast in a World of Compromise
- patient endurance
- not fearing tribulation
- repenting of a dead faith
- keeping God's Word
- receiving the crown of life
- the blessings of conquerors
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About "Jesus Speaks: Holding Fast in a World of Compromise"
:"Hold fast."This is the word of the risen Christ, the one who has eyes like flames of fire, who holds seven stars in his right hand and who searches the minds and hearts of all humans. In Revelation 2-3 his word comes to us like a two-edged sword, both encouraging and judging. Jesus calls us to hold fast in the face of temptations of all sorts, but sternly warns those who follow false teachings. Though Jesus is speaking to seven ancient churches of Asia Minor, his words ring true today, calling us to
Meet the Authors
Mike Baker is senior pastor at Eastview Christian Church, Normal, Illinois. A graduate of Johnson University, he is the author of How Teens Do Church, Counsel Fit For a King, and Freedom in Christ. Mike lovers preaching, writing, running, sports, and hanging with friends. He and his wife, Sara, have two grown sons, Michael and Caleb.
Jim Probst is pastor of small groups at Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois. In ministry for over two decades, he has served with Eastview since 2008 where he leads a dynamic small group ministry of approximately 4,000 adults in 370 groups. He is the coauthor of Ridiculous: Living Like Christ in a Lovestarved World and Open: The Life of a Dangerous Witness. He and his wife Julie have three children.