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Revelation 4 - Worship in Heaven

Have you ever tried to describe the glory of God?  Yeah - it's pretty much impossible.

Read 2 Corinthians 3:18 - actually - you reflect the glory of God!  Still, John's description is beyond amazing!

pdfRevelation 4 - Worship in Heaven.pdf

Just a Thought

What is Salvation

Revelation - the Church at Laeodicea

The letters to the seven churches are a remarkably complete treatment of problems that face the church today. The recurring dangers of losing their first love (2:4), of being afraid of suffering (2:10), doctrinal defection (2:14–15), moral departure (2:20), spiritual deadness (3:1–2), not holding fast (v. 11), and lukewarmness (vv. 15–16) are just as prevalent today as they were in first-century churches. Because these letters come from Christ personally, they take on significance as God’s final word of exhortation to the church down through the centuries. The final appeal is to all individuals who will hear. People in churches today would do well to listen. (BKC)

pdfRevelation - Church at Laodicea.pdf

Revelation - The Church at Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia was 28 miles southeast of Sardis. It was located in an area noted for its agricultural products but afflicted with earthquakes which destroyed the city several times, most recently about a.d. 37. The city was named for a king of Pergamum, Attalus Philadelphus, who had built it. Christian testimony continues in the city in this day.

pdfRevelation - Church at Philadelphia.pdf

Revelation - The Church at Sardis

The important commercial city of Sardis was located about 30 miles southeast of Thyatira, on an important trade route that ran east and west through the kingdom of Lydia. Important industries included jewelry, dye, and textiles, which had made the city wealthy. From a religious standpoint it was a center of pagan worship and site of a temple of Artemis, which ruins still remain. Only a small village called Sart remains on the site of this onceimportant city. Archeologists have located the ruins of a Christian church building next to the temple.

The Church of Sardis is addressed in Revelation 3:1-6

pdfRevelation - Church at Sardis.pdf

Revelation - The Church at Thyatira

Thyatira was about 40 miles southeast of Pergamum, and was a much smaller city. Thyatira was situated in an area noted for its abundant crops and the manufacture of purple dye. The church was small, but it was singled out for this penetrating letter of rebuke.

This church was doing some things really well, but the problem overshadowed any good they were doing.

pdfRevelation - Church at Thyatira.pdf

Revelation - The Church at Pergamum

Pergamum was 45 miles north of Smyrna and 20 miles inland. Incredibly wealthy and wicked, the city was a tough place for a church to grow.

Jesus called them loyal and promised them the manna that is hidden in heaven.

pdfRevelation - Church at Pergamum

Revelation - the Church at Smyrna

The church in the city of Smyrna was dirt poor and suffering tremendous persecution.  Unlike Ephesus which seemed to enjoy great favor, they were under siege.

In the end, it's the church at Smyrna that rose above their trials and struggles and is praised by both Jesus and their longevity in the gospel.

pdfRevelation - Church at Smyrna.pdf

Revelation - the Church at Ephesus

The church at Ephesus was established on Paul's 3rd Missionary Journey (Acts 19)

pdfRevelation - The Church at Ephesus.pdf

Revelation Chapter 1

Grace and Peace are ours.

Glory and Power are his.

pdfRevelation Chapter 1 Notes

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