About the Churches Important
1 Ephesus is that they have forsaken the first love
2 Smyrna is that he who overcomes will not be hurt at all by the second death” (Revelation 2:11).
3 pergamum: he told them the Lord’s readiness to bring judgment (Revelation 1:16)
4 Thyatira: the lord told them that he knows their deeds, love and faith, and their service and perseverance, and that they are now doing more than they did at first(Revelation 2;19)
5 Sardis : the lord told them that he knows their deeds and reputation but they are spiritual lifeless (Revelation 3:2)
6 Philadelphia: the lord told them he is the one who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.( Revelation 3:7)
7 Laodicea is that of judgment with a call to repentance
EPHESUS - They have left their first love (Rev 2:5)
SMYRNA - They were commended and told to endure persecution till the end (Rev 2:10)
PERGAMOS - They followed the doctrine of Balaam, and Christ told them to repent or else He will fight against them (Rev 2: 15, 16)
THYATIRA - They allowed a fake prophetess who taught seduction and encouraged fornication. (REV2:20)
SARDIS -They were tagged as hypocritical, showing as though they were alive, but they were dead spiritually, only a few of them were standing firm.(Rev 3:2)
PHILADELPHIA - They were commended, and told to hold fast their convictions till the end (Rev3:11)
LAODICEA - They were lukewarm and Jesus will spit them out if they do not repent (Rev 3:16)
1. Church at Ephesus---- The loveless church
2. Church at Smyrna ---- The persecuted church
3. Church at Pergamos ---- The compromising church
4. Church at Thyatira ---- The corrupt church.
5. Church at Sardis ---- The dead church
6. Church at Philadelphia ---- The faithful church.
7. Church at Laodiceans ---- The lukewarm church