TEXT: Revelation 2:1-7
William Penn said, "[The church is] inclined to call things by the wrong names. We call prosperity 'happiness' and adversity 'misery' even though adversity is the school of wisdom and often the way to happiness."
Leonard Ravenhill said, "Holiness is not a luxury; it's a necessity. If you're not holy, you'll never make it to heaven."
In their book, The Ten Greatest Revivals Ever, Elmer Towns and Douglas Porter share with us: "Most preachers would long to have such influence in their preaching, but in the midst of an effective ministry, Robert Haldane left the place of his influence. Just as Philip left the thriving revival in Samaria to preach the gospel to one Ethiopian eunuch (see Acts 8:4-8, 25-40), so Robert Haldane left his revivalistic ministry in Scotland to investigate the possibilities of ministry on the European continent. In doing so, he became the instrument God used to achieve “Geneva’s Second Reformation.”"
Jesus has told the Ephesian churc