Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Hold Fast and Repent - Revelation 3:1-6

In today's study, we take a closer look at the church of Sardis and how that it represents the church of the Reformation. In it we find both encouragement and caution.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Morning Star - Revelation 2:24-29

In today's study, we continue to look at the church of Thyatira and the promises that are given to those who "hold fast" to the Word of God and introduce the church of Sardis.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Jezebel - Revelation 2:18-23

In today's study, we take a look at the Church of Thyatira and discuss how it represents the church of the Dark Ages and the triumph of Balaamism and Nicolaitanism.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Overcomers - Revelation 2:17

In today's study, we take a closer look at the hidden manna and the white stone that is promised to those who overcome.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Repent, or Else - Revelation 2:15-16

In today's study, the Lord goes on to further warn the Church of Pergamos that He hates the Doctrine of the Nicolaitans and that they were to reject it or else He Himself will fight against them.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Balaam, Part 2 - Revelation 2:14

In today's study, we once again take a look at who Balaam was and why he is accused of putting a stumbling block before the children of Israel and how that relates to the Church of Pergamos.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Balaam, Part 1 - Revelation 2:14

In today's study, we take a closer look at who Balaam was and why he is accused of putting a stumbling block before the children of Israel.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Satan's Throne - Revelation 2:13

In today's study, we take a look at what Revelation describes as the throne of Satan in the city of Pergamos. Was he referring to a literal throne, or did Satan himself truly reside there during this period of history?

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Compromising Church - Revelation 2:12

In today's study, we introduce the third church of Pergamos which represents the compromising church that had found favor with the world.

Friday, November 11, 2016

The Second Death - Revelation 2:11

In today's study, we take a closer look at what the Bible calls the "second death". What is it? We find out by comparing Scripture with Scripture and by looking at the story of Nicodemus in John 3.

Suffering - Revelation 2:10

In today's study, we find that our Lord encouraged the Church of Smyrna because of the suffering that they were about to endure. Is it God's will that the righteous should suffer?

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Godliness with Contentment - Revelation 2:9

In today's study, we continue into the Church of Smyrna which was suffering tremendously for their faith in Christ. Jesus encouraged them to stay strong in their commitment to him and to stay away from those who were teaching them that being Godly was a way to get rich.

Monday, November 7, 2016

First and the Last - Revelation 2:8

In today's study from God's Word, we are introduced to the Church of Smyrna. We look at the persecution that this church faced and the Christ that this church was so willing to die for.

Friday, November 4, 2016

The Tree of Life - Revelation 2:7

In today's study, we discuss the Tree of Life that was once in the Garden of Eden, how Adam and Eve willingly chose to disobey, and how that has affected us all to this day.

Jesus is our High Priest - Revelation 2:6

In today's study, we see that God hates the deeds of a group of people that are referred to as the Nicolaitans. Who were these people and what did they do to earn a negative place in the Bible?

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Our First Love - Revelation 2:4-5

In today's study, John accuses the first century church of Ephesus of leaving their first love, but he does not leave them without hope. Instead, he says that the way they are to get it back is to remember, repent, and return.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

I Know Your Works - Revelation 2:2-3

In today's study, we continue to look at the first church of Ephesus and the compliments that are paid to it by our Lord. These compliments include their patience and ability to repel evil from their midst.