Monthly Archives: September 2018

Church at Smyrna: 10-day trial period

“Fear none of these things which thou shall suffer:behold the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days…(Re.2:10)” One of the ways the Spirit quantifies heavenly things is … Continue reading

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Church at Smyrna: synagogue of Satan

” I know the blasphemy of them…but are the synagogue of Satan (Re.2:9).” We read of the Pharisees who occupied Moses’s seat (Mt.23:2). It is a seat of honor obviously. The scribes,Pharisees and other sects were a cut above the … Continue reading

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Church at Smyrna-2

The risen Christ’s testimony to the Church at Smyrna is for the churches under pressure anywhere in the world. He is no more on the earth but his promise, ‘Lo I am with you alway, even unto the end of … Continue reading

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Church at Smyrna: Re.2:8-11

Introduction “These things saith the first and the last, which was dead and which is life (2:8)” Here the risen Christ places stress on the immortal aspect of Godhead. He is first and the last of which the Alpha and … Continue reading

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Church at Ephesus-3

The risen Christ in the midst of seven golden candlesticks reveals his majesty and sovereignty over the Church, the Bride. In particular he is certain as to how she would meet his exacting standard. His grace in the Church Age … Continue reading

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Church at Ephesus-2 (Re.2:1-7)

“I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience….(v.2)” While we study the messages to each church we need focus where He stands in the vision. He is in his majesty and as the Righteous Judge walking in the … Continue reading

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Church at Ephesus

Intoduction Ephesus, at the time of John writing the book, was a bustling commercial city noted for its amphitheater and the Temple of Diana or Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world. Be that as it may our … Continue reading

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The Seven Churches in Asia: Ch.2-3

Overview: The Spirit while placing the two narrative accounts from God the Father and the Son respectively, gives the Bible coherence by bringing them about the basic attributes of godhead, so events carry people, nations, also heaven and earth along,- … Continue reading

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Testimony of Christ: future perfect

Re.1:9-20 John was exiled to the isle of ‘Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Christ’. Word of God is eternal. So here we speak of the gospel of God which has been validated as Gospel … Continue reading

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Annotated Book of Revelation: Re.1:9-20

“I John who also am your brother and companion in tribulation….”(vs.9) The vision, which John is about to see was presented at a time he was on the isle of Patmos. There was a wave of persecution going on under … Continue reading

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