15-Laodiceans

Revelation 3:14-22

14] To the angel of the church of the Laodiceans

Descriptions of Jesus:

• the Amen

• the faithful and true witness

• the beginning of the creation of God;

Says these things:

Attributes:

None

Shortcomings:

15] I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would that you were cold or hot.

Warning:

• 16] Because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew you out of my mouth.

• 17] Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and you do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked.

  1. (8) I counsel you to buy from me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich;
  2. o Buy a white garment, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness does not appear;
  3. Anoint your eyes with eye-salve, that you may see.

Instructions:

• 19] As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous and repent.

• 20] Behold, I stand at the door, and knock. If any man hears my voice, and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with me.

Rewards:

21] To him who overcomes:

I will grant to him to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame and am set down with my Father in his throne.

22] He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

QUESTIONS:

36. Christ told the church of the Laodiceans that they are neither ______________ nor _____________. They are ___________________ and he will spew them out of his _____________________. (3:15-16)

37. The church of the Laodiceans says they are _______, and ______________, and have _____________. (3:17) But Christ says you “don’t know that you are _______________, and ________________, and ________________, and ______________, and _____________________.” (3:17)

38. What does Christ do to those he loves?

Therefore we should be ________________ and _________________.(3:19)

39. In Revelation 3:20, Jesus said, “Behold, I stand at the ____________, and ____________: if any man __________ my voice, and __________ the door, I will come in to him and will ______________ with him, and he with me.

ANSWERS:

36. Cold, hot, lukewarm, mouth

37. Rich, increased with goods, need of nothing, wretched, miserable, poor, blind, naked

38. Rebuke and chasten, be zealous, repent

39. Door, knock, hear, open, dine

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