Seven-Churches

{THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA}
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  1. The Prologue to the Book of Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 1:1-8 - The first paragraph introduces the key subjects and characters of the book)
  2. John, A Fellow-Participant in the Kingdom - {PDF Copy} - (John functions as a surrogate for faithful believers, especially the seven churches of Asia)
  3. The Isle of Patmos - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 1:9 - John was exiled to the island of Patmos for his testimony for Jesus)
  4. First Vision - Revelation 1:8-20 - {PDF Copy} - (John's vision of Jesus walking among seven golden lampstands)
  5. Introduction to the Seven Churches - {PDF Copy} - (An overview of the letters to the Seven Churches of Asia)
  6. The Churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, and Pergamos - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 2:1-17 - The first three letters to the Seven Churches of Asia)
  7. The Churches of Thyatira and Sardis - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 2:18 - 3:6 - The fourth and fifth letters to the Seven Churches of Asia)
  8. The Churches of Philadelphia and Laodicea - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 3:7-22 - The last two letters to the Seven Churches of Asia)
  9. First Vision - Seven Lampstands - (PDF Download; a detailed study about the first vision of Jesus and the Seven Churches of Asia - Revelation 1:8 - 3:22)
  10. The Nicolaitans - {PDF Copy} - (A teaching in several of the churches of Asia that promoted compromise with idolatry and emperor worship)
  11. Kept from the Hour - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 3:10 - Did Jesus promise to remove the church at Philadelphia from the earth?)

{ONLINE COMMENTARIES ON THE SEVEN CHURCHES}
  1. The Epistles to the Seven Churches, (By Richard Trench. PDF - Read online or download [public domain]).
  2. Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia, (By William Ramsay. Read online or download PDF [Christian Classics Ethereal Library - ccel.org]).
Area around Patmos and western Asia
The region around Patmos and western Asia



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