Letters to the Seven Churches #7 – Open Doors to Preach the Gospel (Philadelphia)

Sermon date: May 24, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 3:7-13

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ is the only way to salvation and provides opportunities for salvation.

– II. Commendation: Philadelphia faithfully took the opportunities from Christ to preach the gospel using the little strength it had.

– III. Condemnation: (None)

– IV. Exhortation: Philadelphia should remain faithful to Christ and the ministry opportunities given to it for heavenly rewards.

– V. Promise: Those who conquer through faith in Christ will be permanently in His presence and permanently belong to Him.

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Misplaced Priorities 錯位的優先順序

Sermon date: May 17, 2020

Scripture: Haggai 1

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA Joint Service

– I. What should be the priority of our lives? 我们生活中的优先次序应该是什么?

– II. What is the result of living with the wrong priority? 优先次序放错了会有什么结果?

– III. What is the result of living with the right priority? 优先次序放对了会有什么结果?

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Letters to the Seven Churches #6 – Alive in Relationship with Christ (Sardis)

Sermon date: May 10, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 3:1-6

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ is a relational God.

– II. Commendation: (None)

– III. Condemnation: Sardis was alive in works of service, but spiritually dead in a growing relationship with Christ.

– IV. Exhortation: Sardis should be watchful of its spiritual condition and strengthen what it does well.

– V. Promise: Those who conquer through faith in Christ will receive His righteousness and never lose salvation.

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Letters to the Seven Churches #5 – The Struggle with Tolerating Sin (Thyatira)

Sermon date: May 3, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 2:18-29

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ is the righteous Son of God.

– II. Commendation: Thyatira continually increased their works of love and service to Christ since the beginning.

– III. Condemnation: Thyatira tolerated false beliefs and sinful practices.

– IV. Exhortation: Thyatira should hold fast to its testimony of faith in Christ.

– V. Promise: Those who conquer through faith in Christ will reign with Christ and receive Christ Himself.

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Letters to the Seven Churches #4 – No Compromises with God’s Word! (Pergamum)

Sermon date: April 26, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 2:12-17

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ can use His Word to judge and bring salvation.

– II. Commendation: Pergamum remained loyal to Christ’s name while living in a society that did not.

– III. Condemnation: Pergamum compromised God’s Word with false beliefs and tolerated sinful practices.

– IV. Exhortation: Pergamum needed to repent and return to God’s Word.

– V. Promise: Those who conquer through faith in Christ will be provided for and are accepted by Him.

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Letters to the Seven Churches #3 – Faithful to Christ in Tribulation (Smyrna)

Sermon date: April 19, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 2:8-11

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ is the eternal God who cannot be defeated by death.

– II. Commendation: Smyrna endured harsh tribulation and became spiritually rich in Christ.

– III. Condemnation: (None)

– IV. Exhortation: Smyrna should not fear, but be faithful to Christ even to death, no matter the circumstances.

– V. Promise: Those who conquer through faith in Christ will not be eternally separated from God.

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Letters to the Seven Churches #2 – Remember Your First Love (Ephesus)

Sermon date: April 5, 2020

Scripture: Revelation 2:1-7

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA English Service

– I. Description of Jesus: Christ has authority over all and intimately knows His churches.

– II. Commendation: Ephesus persevered in serving Christ and defending the truth of Scripture faithfully.

– III. Condemnation: Ephesus had knowledge of Christ and service for Christ without a loving devotion to Christ.

– IV. Exhortation: Ephesus needed to remember their relationship with Christ from before, repent, and repeat their works of loving devotion to Christ.

– V. Promise: Eternal life is given to those who conquer through faith in Christ.

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Learning the Consequences of Pride

Sermon date: March 8, 2020

Scripture: 2 Chronicles 26:1-23

Pastor Daniel Ferritto (Pearl Of Great Price Baptist Church)

CCCGA English Service

– I. As Uzziah obeys God, he is blessed.

– II. Our pride drives us to do things which God tells us not to do.

– III. Faith opposes pride.

– IV. God judges Uzziah’s disobedience.

– V. Is God pleased with partial faith?

– VI. Learn the Lesson of Uzziah’s Evil.

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20/20 Vision – Make Disciples 建造门徒

Sermon date: January 19, 2020

Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA Joint Service

– I. Why do Christians make disciples? 基督徒为什么要建造门徒?

– II. How should Christians make disciples? 基督徒应怎样建造门徒?

– III. What did Jesus promise to Christians as we make disciples? 在基督徒建造门徒时,耶稣的应许是什么?

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What Is Most Precious To You?

Sermon date: January 12, 2020

Scripture: Matthew 13:45-46

Pastor Daniel Ferritto (Pearl Of Great Price Baptist Church; Capital City Rescue Mission)

CCCGA English Service

– I. Christians are citizens of God’s Kingdom.

– II. Christians know what they are looking for.

– III. Christians seek that which is of great value.

– IV. Christians find that which is of great value.

– V. Christians will give anything away to possess Christ.

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The Significance of Baptism 受洗的意义

Sermon date: November 24, 2019

Scripture: Romans 6:1-12

Pastor Ivan Yu

CCCGA Joint Service

– I. What does baptism symbolize? 浸礼代表什么?
– II. Who is baptism for? 浸礼是为谁设立的?
– III. What is the proper mode for baptism? 什么是合宜的浸礼?
– IV. How can we respond when we observe baptism? 我们对浸礼应如何回应?

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