The messages to the the  seven  churches in Asia  


Charts contents


Rev. 2 - 3


Church
(with meaning)
Ref.
Christ's Titles
Commendation
Condemnation
Exhortation/warning
Promise:
"To him that overcometh."
Ephesus
(to let go)
2:1-17
1.  Holds the 7 stars.
2. Walks in the midst.
1. Works,  labour, patience
2. Can not bear the evil ones
3. Exposed false  ones
4. Not fainted.
left their FIRST love.
1. Remember, repent, and return
2 OR the candlestick will be removed
To eat of the tree of life.
Symrna
(Myrrh)
2:8-11
1. The first and last
2. Who was dead and is alive.
1. Works, tribulation  and poverty.

NONE
Fear not the persecution to come, but be faithful.
1. A crown of life
2. Not to be hurt of the second death.
Pergamos
(Citadel)
2:12-17
The one who has the sharp two-edged sword.
1. Works
2. Hold fast the faith  and the Name of Jesus
Some holding the doctrine of Balaam  and  Nicolatitanes.
Repent or Jesus will fight against them.
1. Eat of the hidden manna.
2. Given a white stone
3. A new name in that stone
Thyatira
(to wear away)
2:18-29
1. The Son of God
2. Eyes of fire
3. Feet of fine brass
1. Works, love service and faith.
2. Patience, lat works to be more than the first.
Suffer Jezebel to seduce the servants of Jesus
1. Jesus will kill her children.
2. Hold  fast till He comes.
1. Power over nations.
2. To rule with a rod of iron.
3. He will give them the morning star.
Sardis
(Remnant)
3:1-6
1. The one with the 7 Spirits
2. The one with the 7 stars.
 Only a few have not defiled themselves.

1. They have  a name that they live, but in fact are dead.
2. Jesus has not found their works perfect
3. If they don't watch Jesus will come as a thief.
1. Be watchful, strengthen the things which emain.
2. Remember, hold fast and repent.
1. Clothed in white raiment.
2. Not blotted out of the book of life.
Philadelphia
(Brotherly love)
3:7-113
1. The one that is holy.
2. The one that is true
3. The one with the key of David.*

1. Works
2. Kept His Word
3. Have not denied Him
NONE
1. To be kept from the hour of temptation.
2. Hold fast, let no one take your crown.
1. Made a pillar in the Temple of God
2. Write the name of God and that of New Jerusalem  and His new name on them.
 
Laodicea
(Righteous people)
3:14-22
1. The Amen
2. The faithful and True witness.
3. The beginning of the creation of God.
NONE
1. do not know their true condition.-Lukewarm
2. Wretched, miserable and poor aand blind and naked..

1. Buy Gold tried in the fire.
Anoint eyes with eyesalve
2. Be zealous and repent.
3. Open the door.
1. To sit with Him in His throne.



Notes:


*  Isa.22:22   ie. the Royal treasury.