Seven Churches

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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 the addressees of the book)
  2. John, A Fellow-Participant in the Kingdom - (John functions as a surrogate for faithful believers, especially the seven churches of Asia) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Isle of Patmos - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 1:9 - John was exiled on Patmos for the testimony of Jesus)
  4. First Vision - Revelation 1:8-20 - (John's vision of Jesus walking among seven golden lampstands) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Introduction to the Seven Churches - (An overview of the letters to the Seven Churches of Asia) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, and Pergamos - (Revelation 2:1-2:17 - The first three letters to the Seven Churches) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Churches of Thyatira and Sardis - (Revelation 2:18-3:6 - The fourth and fifth letters to the Seven Churches) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Churches of Philadelphia and Laodicea - (Revelation 3:7-22 - The last two letters to the Seven Churches) - {PDF Copy}
  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) - {PDF Copy}
  10. The Nicolaitans - (A teaching in several of the churches of Asia that promoted compromise with idolatry and emperor worship) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Kept from the Hour - (Revelation 3:10 - Did Jesus promise to remove the first-century church of Philadelphia from the earth?) - {PDF Copy}
  12. The Beginning of the Creation of God - (Revelation 3:14 - In his Death and Resurrection, Jesus inaugurated the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}


Area around Patmos and western Asia
Area around Patmos and western Asia