Sermons by Pastor Christian Shields

Sermons by Pastor Christian Shields

Provision In The Wilderness

Introduction Revelation 12:1-6 ESV  And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.  (2)  She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth.  (3)  And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.  (4)  His tail swept down a third…

Be On The Winning Team

Introduction Revelation 11:11-19 ESV  But after the three and a half days a breath of life from God entered them, and they stood up on their feet, and great fear fell on those who saw them.  (12)  Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, “Come up here!” And they went up to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies watched them.  (13)  And at that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the…

Rebuke, Warning, Discipline: A Blessing To The Saved, A Torment To The Worldly – Part 2 – A Torment To The Worldly

Introduction Revelation 11:3-10 ESV  And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”  (4)  These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth.  (5)  And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed.  (6)  They have the power to shut the…

Rebuke, Warning, Discipline: A Blessing To The Saved, A Torment To The Worldy – Part 1 – A Blessing to the Saved

Introduction Revelation 11:3-10 ESV  And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”  (4)  These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth.  (5)  And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed.  (6)  They have the power to shut the…

Immanuel – God With Us

Introduction Matthew 1:18-23 ESV  Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.  (19)  And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly.  (20)  But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying,…

In The Temple: Protected or Profaned – Part 2: Don’t Profane What is Holy

INTRODUCTION Revelation 11:1-2 ESV  Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there,  (2)  but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. We are now in the second week of talking about these two verses… So John sees…

In The Temple: Protected or Profaned – Part 1: Stay Holy and Stay Protected

Introduction Revelation 11:1-2 ESV  Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there,  (2)  but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. Well, just two verses today. A drastic change from the last two weeks were we went…

The Bittersweet mystery of Christ

Introduction Revelation 10:1-11 ESV  Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire.  (2)  He had a little scroll open in his hand. And he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the land,  (3)  and called out with a loud voice, like a lion roaring. When he called out,…

How God Responds to a Hard Heart (The First Six Trumpets of Revelation)

Introduction Revelation 8:6-13 ESV  Now the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to blow them.  (7)  The first angel blew his trumpet, and there followed hail and fire, mixed with blood, and these were thrown upon the earth. And a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all green grass was burned up.  (8)  The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain, burning with…

When Heaven is Silent

Introduction Revelation 8:1-5 ESV  When the Lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.  (2)  Then I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.  (3)  And another angel came and stood at the altar with a golden censer, and he was given much incense to offer with the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar before the throne,  (4)  and the smoke of…

We are on team Jesus

Introduction Revelation 7:9-17 ESV  After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,  (10)  and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”  (11)  And all the angels were standing around the throne and around…

Who Can Stand? (Signed, Sealed, Delivered)

Introduction Revelation 7:1-8 ESV  After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree.  (2)  Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm earth and sea, …