Jim PoelmanJim Poelman

Jim Poelman

Pastor Jim Poelman and his wife, Linda, served five churches in Ontario and British Columbia for thirty-nine years. They enjoy family gatherings with their extended household of children and grandchildren—29 members in all—often creating lots of happy noise.

September 30, 2019

From Every Tribe and Nation

Revelation 5:7-14
“With your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.”

September 29, 2019

I Wept and Wept

Revelation 5:4-7
I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside.

September 28, 2019

A Scroll with Seven Seals

Revelation 5:1-3
Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals.

September 27, 2019

Come, Let Us Worship

Revelation 4:8-11
Whenever the living creatures give glory . . . the twenty-four elders fall down before him who sits on the throne and worship him who lives for ever and ever.

September 26, 2019

Surrounding the Throne

Revelation 4:4-8
Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones. . . . In the center, around the throne, were four living creatures. . . .

September 25, 2019

The One Who Sat There

Revelation 4:2-6a
The one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and ruby.

September 24, 2019

Heaven's Open Door

Revelation 4:1-2
After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven.

September 23, 2019

Here I Am! Knocking

Revelation 3:20-22
“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock.”

September 22, 2019

The Deceitfulness of Success

Revelation 3:14-19
“Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.”

September 21, 2019

Little Strength

Revelation 3:7-13
“I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”

September 20, 2019

A Few People

Revelation 3:4-6
“Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. . . .”

September 19, 2019

Dead or Alive?

Revelation 3:1-3
“I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up!”

September 18, 2019


Revelation 2:20-29
“I have given her time to repent of her immorality, but she is unwilling.”

September 17, 2019

More Than Before

Revelation 2:18-19
“I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.”

September 16, 2019

Sexual Immorality

Revelation 2:14-17
“Nevertheless, I have a few things against you: There are some among you who hold to the teaching of Balaam. . . .”

September 15, 2019

Where Satan Lives

Revelation 2:12-13
“You did not renounce your faith in me, not even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was put to death in your city—where Satan lives.”

September 14, 2019

The Crown of Life

Revelation 2:8-11
“Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. . . . Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you life as your victor’s crown.”

September 13, 2019

Remember Your First Love

Revelation 2:4-7
“Yet, I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first.”

September 12, 2019

I Know Your Deeds

Revelation 2:1-3
“I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance.”

September 11, 2019

Writing Letters

Revelation 1:10-11, 19-20
“Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea.”

September 10, 2019

"I Was Dead . . ."

Revelation 1:18
“I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.”

September 9, 2019


Revelation 1:17-18
Then he placed his right hand on me. . . .

September 8, 2019

Among the Lampstands

Revelation 1:12-16
When I turned I saw seven golden lampstands, and among the lampstands was someone like a son of man. . . .

September 7, 2019


Revelation 1:10-11
I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet. . . .

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