The Seven Churches of Revelation: What Do They Stand For?

The Seven Churches of Revelation: What Do They Stand For?

by Chris Handy

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Overview

"The Seven Churches of Revelation: What Do They Stand For?” is an e-book written from the Book of Revelation. Jesus began by dictating seven letters to seven churches. From Church history these were seven actual Churches in cities that existed in the Roman Province of Asia, now western Turkey. The term Church is both familiar and misunderstood by most. Many believe that the Church is a building, but its meaning has nothing to do with a building. The word Church means called-out ones, chosen ones, belonging to the Lord, the body of Christ, and the bride of Christ. The Church consists of a body of believers known as people, who collectively form the Church and who meet in a building.
We, the body of believers meaning the Church must constantly remind ourselves that the Church is people: individuals who share a common bond and who belong to Jesus and are called to be in a relationship with each other to make up the Church. We need to understand that Jesus Christ is the one who gives the Church life, meaning, and purpose, and without Him there is no Church. Jesus is not coming back for a bride (the church of believers) who does not love Him. He is coming to take home His bride who loves Him wholeheartedly.
The message to the seven churches is timeless. The churches are faced with the choice of a blessing or a curse. From the outside everything seems alright, but God knows what is on the inside.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015710007
Publisher: Christopher Handy
Publication date: 09/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 66 KB

About the Author

Having a dream to re-build decaying communities, and lives by making the world a better place for all of humanity to live in peace and harmony, the Rev. Christopher D. Handy strives to raise the conscience of people everywhere to make a difference. His meager beginnings in a small rural town in Monroe, Louisiana and his childhood in a housing project greatly contributed to his mission to enlighten, inform, educate, and motivate people to better themselves, their communities, and the world around them.
Handy has written many articles for various newspapers and magazines. He has organized marches to combat violence, injustices, and poverty, and while in school in Michigan he ministered on the 'bad' streets of Detroit and other cities. He continues to uphold justice and freedom by sharing his experiences with audiences everywhere. His first book “The Scars of Racism” has made a stunning and positive impact on people of all races.
In April 2011, Dr. Handy was appointed Presiding Bishop of the Louisiana Conference from Fellowship of Christ International; his appointment was accredited to his many years of dedicated service to God, service to humanity, and ministry. His district covers the entire state of Louisiana.
His educational background includes an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Louisiana Business College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, a Master’s of Divinity Degree, and a Doctorate of Theology Degree from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in Camilla, Ga. He has a Ph. D. in Philosophy in Counseling from the Institute of Christian Works in Columbia, SC. Dr. Handy is the Father of three children and definitely believes the family is the foundation of any society. Dr. Handy has received many citations and special recognition awards from many states and civic organizations across the US.

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