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Revelation Outline: Introduction Interpretation, Biblical Overview, Doctrine of Israel A. Interpretation of Bible Prophecy Revelation Outline: Introduction Interpretation, Biblical Overview, Doctrine of Israel A. Interpretation of Bible Prophecy – Allegorical vs. Literal 3/1 B. Interpretive Approach – Idealist, Preterist, Historical, and Futurist Approaches C. From Genesis to Revelation – Biblical Overview, the BIG picture D. The Doctrine of Israel – Israelology Part I A. 3/8 B. C. D. E. 3/15 Revelation 1 “Write What You Have Seen” Revelation is given to Jesus to show His servants; a blessing promised (1: 1 -3) Jesus presented as Redeemer King (1: 4 -8) John instructed to write what he sees and send to seven Churches (1: 9 -11) Jesus presented as Majestic Judge (1: 12 -18, 20) Structure: “Write what you have seen, what is now, what is to come” (1: 19) Part II Revelation 2 -3 “Write What Is Now” A. Ephesus – commended for sound doctrine; rebuked for having left first love (2: 1 -7) B. Smyrna – commended for being [spiritually] rich; not rebuked (2: 8 -11) C. 3/22 Pergamum – commended for not denying faith; rebuked for worldly compromise (2: 12 -17) E. 3/29 F. G. Sardis – not commended; rebuked for being [spiritually] dead (3: 1 -6) D. Thyatira – commended for love, service, faith; rebuked for tolerating false gods (2: 18 -29) Philadelphia – commended for keeping Word / not denying His name; no rebuke (3: 7 -13) Laodicea – not commended; rebuked for lukewarmness (3: 14 -22)

HOMEWORK due 3/22/11 l Study 3/15/11 Class Notes l Continue to Study Revelation 2 HOMEWORK due 3/22/11 l Study 3/15/11 Class Notes l Continue to Study Revelation 2 l John Walvoord’s Revelation – Chapter 2

Arch of Titus Arch of Titus

Relief of the sack of Jerusalem Relief of the sack of Jerusalem

GOLDEN LAMPSTAND Minoreh Notes Page 19 -20 Arch of Titus depicts Minoreh as witnessed GOLDEN LAMPSTAND Minoreh Notes Page 19 -20 Arch of Titus depicts Minoreh as witnessed by the Romans after destroying Temple in 70 AD

Pergamos Smyrna Thyatira Jesus in the Midst of His Church Ephesus Sardis Philadelphia Laodicea Pergamos Smyrna Thyatira Jesus in the Midst of His Church Ephesus Sardis Philadelphia Laodicea

Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 In Midst Of Seven Lampstands (Churches) - Ready to shed light on the truth and make righteous judgments 13 “Son Of Man” with Robe and Sash - “Son Of Man” revealed as “Ancient Of Days” and “Judge” in Dan. 7: 9 -10, 13

Dan. 7: 9 NKJV Dan. 7: 9 NKJV "I watched till thrones were put in place, and the Ancient of Days was seated; His garment was white as snow, and the hair of His head was like pure wool. His throne was a fiery flame, its wheels a burning fire; {10} A fiery stream issued and came forth from before Him…. …The court was seated, and the books were opened. {13} [enter Jesus] “…And behold, One like the Son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to the Ancient of Days, And they brought Him near before Him.

Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 In Midst Of Seven Lampstands (Churches) - Ready to shed light on the truth and make righteous judgments 13 “Son Of Man” with Robe and Sash - “Son Of Man” revealed as “Ancient Of Days” and “Judge” in Dan. 7: 9 -10, 13 14 White Hair (Purity) - Only purity can rightly judge Dan. 7: 9 NKJV “…and the hair of His head was like pure wool…;

Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 In Midst Of Seven Lampstands (Churches) - Ready to shed light on the truth and make righteous judgments 13 “Son Of Man” with Robe and Sash - “Son Of Man” revealed as “Ancient Of Days” and “Judge” in Dan. 7: 9 -10, 13 -14 14 White Hair (Purity) - Only purity can rightly judge Dan. 7: 9, 14 14 Blazing Eyes - Nothing hidden, everything laid bare Heb 4: 13 15 Feet of Glowing Bronze – Bronze: judgment on sin Num 21: 9 15 Voice of many waters - When He speaks I fall down Eze 43: 2 -3

Ezek 43: 2 NKJV And behold, the glory of the God of Israel came Ezek 43: 2 NKJV And behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east. His voice was like the sound of many waters; and the earth shone with His glory. {3} …and I fell on my face.

Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 Jesus Unveiled as Majestic Judge Vs Revelation 1: 12 -18 Notes Page 21 12 In Midst Of Seven Lampstands (Churches) - Ready to shed light on the truth and make righteous judgments 13 “Son Of Man” with Robe and Sash - “Son Of Man” revealed as “Ancient Of Days” and “Judge” in Dan. 7: 9 -10, 13 -14 14 White Hair (Purity) - Only purity can rightly judge Dan. 7: 9, 14 14 Blazing Eyes - Nothing hidden, everything laid bare Heb 4: 13 15 Feet of Glowing Bronze – Bronze: judgment on sin Num 21: 9 16 Double-Edge Sword - Judges intent of heart Heb. 4: 12 17 Fell as though Dead - God promotes awesome fear as Judge 18 Holds Keys of Death & Hell - Destiny of mankind is held in hands of our Majestic Judge, Jesus

ANCIENT OF DAYS Revelation 1: 12 -18 Head/Hair White Eyes Blazing Fire Feet Glowing ANCIENT OF DAYS Revelation 1: 12 -18 Head/Hair White Eyes Blazing Fire Feet Glowing Bronze Voice Sound Of Waters Hand Holding Seven Stars Mouth Double-edge Sword Countenance Shining / Brilliance

Notes Page 21 Gospels Presents as “Suffering Servant” while Revelation Presents as a “Majestic Notes Page 21 Gospels Presents as “Suffering Servant” while Revelation Presents as a “Majestic Judge”

Vs Redeemer King (Redemption of All Things) Vs Majestic Judge Notes Pg 22 (Judgment Vs Redeemer King (Redemption of All Things) Vs Majestic Judge Notes Pg 22 (Judgment of All Things) 5 “…firstborn from the dead” “washed our sins by His blood” Jesus is the first-fruits of all that is to be redeemed… 14 White Hair (Purity) Only purity rightly Judges all things… 5 “Ruler of Kings” (King of kings) All kings & their kingdoms are redeemed & will submit to Him… 14 Blazing Eyes As Judge, He sees through all of our sins… 6 “Makes us a kingdom and priests” The priestly kingdom is redeemed to promote reconciliation… 15 Feet of Glowing Bronze The Judger of sins 7 “Every eye will see Him…” including those who pierced Him; evidence that His redemption is manifest for all to see… 16 Double-Edge Sword Judges intent of all hearts (Heb. 4: 12) 8 Alpha & Omega… Beginning & End Only God, who is fully human and fully divine, redeems us from sins 18 Holds Keys of Death & Hell Who goes to Hell and who does not is ultimately in the hands of Jesus as Judge

Rev. 1: 20 Lampstands = Churches Stars = Angels of Churches Asia Minor / Rev. 1: 20 Lampstands = Churches Stars = Angels of Churches Asia Minor / Turkey Pergamos Thyatira Greece Smyrna Ephesus Patmos Sardis Philadelphia Laodicea

Introduction to the Seven Churches Introduction to the Seven Churches

ANCIENT OF DAYS JUDGES Rev. 1: 12 -18 / Dan. 7: 9 -27 Jesus: ANCIENT OF DAYS JUDGES Rev. 1: 12 -18 / Dan. 7: 9 -27 Jesus: 1. Judges Israel 2. Judges the Nations 3. Judges the Church Notes Page 24

Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming Notes Page 28 Rev 2: 7 NKJV To him who Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming Notes Page 28 Rev 2: 7 NKJV To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life…, Rev 2: 11 NKJV “…He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death. "' Rev 2: 17 NKJV "To him who overcomes I will give some of the hidden manna to eat…. "' Rev 2: 26 NKJV "And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations;

Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming Notes Page 28 Rev 3: 5 NKJV Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming Notes Page 28 Rev 3: 5 NKJV "He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments…, Rev 3: 12 NKJV "He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go out no more…. Rev 3: 21 NKJV "To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne…,

Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming grows Relationship Notes Page 28 Ephesus: Return to Jesus, your Revelation 2 -3 Overcoming grows Relationship Notes Page 28 Ephesus: Return to Jesus, your first love Smyrna: Do not fear suffering and death Pergamos: Reject compromise & greedy gain Thyatira: Don’t tolerate teaching of false gods Sardis: Be active with power from Holy Spirit Philadelphia: Hold on to what you have… Laodicea: Open your heart’s door when Jesus knocks

rev 2 -3 Notes Page 29 jesus addresses 7 churches four levels of application rev 2 -3 Notes Page 29 jesus addresses 7 churches four levels of application 1 locally to each church in 96 a. d. 2 personally: “He that has an ear, let him hear” 3 all churches during church “age” : “. . . what the Spirit says to the Churches. ” 4 historical-prophetic : Listed order matches unfolding of all church history. In any other order, this is not possible.

rev 2 -3 prophetic? beka horton Church Dominant Trait Church Age Ephesus Apostolic 32 rev 2 -3 prophetic? beka horton Church Dominant Trait Church Age Ephesus Apostolic 32 120 AD Smyrna Persecuted 120 315 AD Pergamos Imperial 315 590 AD Thyatira Papal 590 1517 AD Sardis Reformation 1517 1730 AD Philadelphia Missionary 1730 1900 AD Laodicea Lukewarm 1900 PRESENT Notes Page 29

Notes Page 30 rev 2 -3 – prophetic Church Dominant Trait Church Age Ephesus Notes Page 30 rev 2 -3 – prophetic Church Dominant Trait Church Age Ephesus Apostolic Smyrna Persecuted 120 315 AD Pergamos State joins Church 315 590 AD 32 120 AD Explicit References to Jesus’ Second Coming Thyatira Church runs State 1517 AD 590 Tribulation Cast you into “Great Tribulation” Rev. 2: 22 Sardis Reforms, then dies 1517 1730 AD Tribulation Philadelphia Small, but faithful 1730 1900 AD Rapture Come to you as a “Thief in the Night” Rev. 3: 3 Keep you from the “Hour of Trial” Laodicea No need of Jesus Rev. 3: 10 1900 PRESENT Tribulation Vomit you out of My Mouth Rev. 3: 16

Notes Page 23 a historicoprophetical Each period reflects the church traits that were most Notes Page 23 a historicoprophetical Each period reflects the church traits that were most dominant at that time of history… Rev. 1: 11 Pergamos Imperial 315 590 a. d. Asia Minor / Turkey Thyatira - Papal 590 Tribulation Sardis - Reformation Greece 1517 Tribulaton Chronological Order Smyrna Persecuted 120 315 a. d. Ephesus Apostolic Patmos 32 120 a. d. Philadelphia Missionary 1730 Rapture Laodicea Lukewarm 1900 Tribulation

Is Rev. 2 -3 prophetic ? Notes Page 30 Rev. 2 -3 Is Prophetic Is Rev. 2 -3 prophetic ? Notes Page 30 Rev. 2 -3 Is Prophetic of Church History: Donald Grey Barnhouse Beka Horton (Of ‘Beka’ Books) J. Vernon Mc Gee Chuck Missler Henry M. Morris William R. Newell Chuck Smith John Walvoord Rev. 2 -3 Is Not Prophetic of Church History: E. W. Bullinger David Hocking (formula is not conclusive) Jamieson/Fausett/Brown (very little is mentioned in their commentary) Robert L. Thomas (Imminency not supported)

Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name and Intro… “To the Angel. . . ” or Messenger 2 Title of Jesus… taken from John’s vision in Rev. 1 3 Commendation 4 Concern / Rebuke (Shortfall) 5 Exhortation (Warning / Admonishment) 6 Closure… 7 Promise to the Overcomer “He That Has An Ear. . . ” Notes Page 30

Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name and Intro… “To the Angel. . . ” or Messenger 2 Title of Jesus… taken from John’s vision in Rev. 1 3 Commendation Notes Page 30 4 Concern / Rebuke (Shortfall) 5 Exhortation (Warning / Admonishment) 6 Promise to the Overcomer 7 Closure… Last Four Churches “He That Has An Ear. . . ”

Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name Each Letter Can Be Divided Into Seven Parts 1 Revelation 2 & 3 Name and Intro… “To the Angel. . . ” or Messenger 2 Title of Jesus… taken from John’s vision in Rev. 1 3 Commendation Notes Page 30 4 Concern / Rebuke (Shortfall) 5 Exhortation (Warning / Admonishment) 6 Closure… 7 Promise to the Overcomer “He That Has An Ear. . . ” First Three Churches

/ Rebuke Explicit References To His Second Coming Closure “He who has an ear, / Rebuke Explicit References To His Second Coming Closure “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches

Notes Page 31 Rev. 2 -3 and the Subject of Salvation Notes Page 31 Rev. 2 -3 and the Subject of Salvation

Christians in Name Only Notes Page 31 Mat 7: 21 NKJV Christians in Name Only Notes Page 31 Mat 7: 21 NKJV "Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, ' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. {22} "Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name? ' {23} "And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!'

How are Christians Saved? Notes Page 31 Eph 2: 8 NKJV For by grace How are Christians Saved? Notes Page 31 Eph 2: 8 NKJV For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, {9} not of works, lest anyone should boast. Rom 11: 6 NKJV And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work.

Christians Serve to Gain Rewards Col 3: 24 NKJV knowing that from the Lord Christians Serve to Gain Rewards Col 3: 24 NKJV knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward [earned-not a gift] of the inheritance; for you serve [work for] the Lord Christ. Notes Page 31

Christians Serve to Gain Rewards 1 Cor 9: 24 NKJV Do you not know Christians Serve to Gain Rewards 1 Cor 9: 24 NKJV Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize [reward]? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. {25} And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate [in strict training] in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown [a reward]. Notes Page 31

Christians Serve to Gain Rewards 1 Cor 9: 26 NKJV Therefore I run thus: Christians Serve to Gain Rewards 1 Cor 9: 26 NKJV Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the air. {27} But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified. Disqualified from what? …from the prize that is earned. Notes Page 31

Christians Serve to Gain Rewards Phil 3: 12 NIV Not that I have already Christians Serve to Gain Rewards Phil 3: 12 NIV Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. {13} Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, {14} I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me Notes heavenward in Christ Jesus. Page 31

Christians can Loose Rewards 1 Cor 3: 14 NKJV If anyone's work which he Christians can Loose Rewards 1 Cor 3: 14 NKJV If anyone's work which he has built on it [the foundation of Christ] endures, he will receive a reward. {15} If anyone's work is burned, he will suffer loss [of rewards]; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. Notes Page 31

Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions Type I “Abide in me” Fruit Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions Type I “Abide in me” Fruit of Spirit = Love: joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Gal 5: 22 “…neither can Receives you bear fruit, full unless you rewards remain (abide) for Service in me. ” 1 Cor. 3: 10 “. . . apart from -14, me you can do Col. 3: 24 nothing. ” John 15: 4, 5 This Christian is quick to repent: Eph. 4: 26, Matt. 6: 14 -15 Notes Page 31

Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions “For I, brethren, Works of flesh Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions “For I, brethren, Works of flesh = no love, Type II jealous, selfish ambition, cannot address adultery, idolatry, hatred, you as spiritual, Suffers loss but as carnal. ” strife, heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, 1 Cor. 3: 1, 10 -15 of rewards Gal. 5: 19 -21 NIV 1 Cor. 3: 14 1 Cor. 3: 3, 6: 9 -10, 15 -20 KJV They do not -15 consistently abide “Godly sorrow does in Jesus, and, therefore, will be ashamed at His coming. ” 1 John 2: 28 lead to repentance. . . ” 2 Cor. 7: 9, 10 NIV They do eventually repent with God’s discipline. Heb. 12: 5 -13 Notes Page 31

Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions This Christian copies the “Not everyone Three Types of Christians Type Definition Outward Actions This Christian copies the “Not everyone T Type I and Type II by doing who says to me good works. However, they y Lord, will Doesn’t enter the kingdom are idolatrous and immoral pe make it to of heaven. . . They (Rev. 2: 20 -21), spiritually dead to God (Rev. 3: 1), care most about III will say, ‘Lord, Heaven, worldly riches (Rev. 3: 17). unless they did we not (do). . . ’ Godly sorrow and repentance I will say, ‘I never repent over sin is absent. knew you. Away from me you evil Little hope of salvation here; however, Jesus implies that doers’. ” Matt. 7: 21 -23 NIV there is still time to repent: Rev 2: 21, 22; 3: 2, 3; 3: 19 Notes Page 31

Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Gal 5: 17 NKJV For Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Gal 5: 17 NKJV For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish. Notes Page 31

Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh 1 John 1: 8 NKJV Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh 1 John 1: 8 NKJV If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. {9} If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Notes Page 32

Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh 2 Cor 7: 9 NKJV Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh 2 Cor 7: 9 NKJV Now I rejoice, not that you were made sorry, but that your sorrow led to repentance. For you were made sorry in a godly manner, that you might suffer loss from us in nothing. {10} For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death. Notes Page 32

Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Gal 5: 16 NKJV I Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Gal 5: 16 NKJV I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. Gal 5: 18 NKJV But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Notes Page 32

Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Phil 2: 12 NKJV Therefore, Type I & II Christians Struggle with the Flesh Phil 2: 12 NKJV Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; Phil 1: 6 NKJV being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ; Notes Page 32

Type III Christians “Practice” Sin Gal 5: 19 NKJV Now the works of the Type III Christians “Practice” Sin Gal 5: 19 NKJV Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, {20} idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, {21} envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things Notes will not inherit the kingdom of God. Page 32

Type III Christians “Practice” Sin 1 Cor 6: 9 NKJV Do you not know Type III Christians “Practice” Sin 1 Cor 6: 9 NKJV Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, {10} nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. Notes Page 32

How do the Seven Churches Fit the Three Types of Christians? Notes Page 32 How do the Seven Churches Fit the Three Types of Christians? Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Ephesus Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Ephesus Type II not fully abiding in Christ. Commendation Shortfall And Warning Hardworkers; no. . . you have left your toleration of false first love; repent and apostles; persevered do the things you did and endured at first, or I will hardships for my remove your name without growing lampstand. weary. Rev. 2: 4, 5 Rev. 2: 2, 3 Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Commendation Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Commendation Smyrna Type I “I know your afflictions and your poverty--yet you are rich! Rev. 2: 9 fully abiding in Christ. You will suffer persecution. . . ” Rev. 2: 10 Shortfall And Warning No shortfall; only – “…be faithful even to the point of death and I will give you the crown of life. ” Rev. 2: 10 Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Pergamos Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Pergamos Type II not fully abiding in Christ. Commendation Shortfall And Warning “. . . you remain true to Compromise with my name. You did not world. Some hold to renounce your faith in Nicolaitan teaching; me, ” Rev. 2: 13 Repent, or I will fight them with the sword of my mouth. Rev. 2: 16 Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Thyatira Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Thyatira Type III most practice spiritual adultery; no abiding in Christ. Commendation Shortfall And Warning “. . . your love and faith, Unless they repent of your service and immoral practices, perseverance, and that they will be cast into you are now doing to “great tribulation. ” more (works) than Rev. 2: 22; Matt. 24: 21 you did at first. ” Rev. 2: 19 Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Sardis Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Sardis Type III most are spiritually dead; no abiding in Christ. Commendation None Shortfall And Warning Wake-up, watch, and repent, or “I will come as a thief. ” Rev. 3: 3; 1 Thess. 5: 1 -3 Notes Page 33

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Commendation Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Commendation Shortfall And Warning “. . . you have little No shortfall; “…only strength, yet you have hold onto what you Type I kept my Word and have so no one will have not denied take your crown. ” fully abiding in my name. ” Rev. 3: 11 Rev. 3: 8 Christ. Philadelphia Notes Page 32

Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Laodicea Commendation and Warning by Jesus Revelation 2 – 3 Church / Christian Type Laodicea Type III most are totally self reliant; no abiding in Christ. Commendation None Shortfall And Warning Be earnest and repent; open door and I will come in Rev. 3: 19 -20; if not, I will vomit you out of my mouth. Rev. 3: 16. Notes Page 32