Revelation of John 1:14

14 a  The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. b  His eyes were like a flame of fire,

Revelation of John 2

To the Church in Ephesus

1“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of c  him who holds the seven stars in his right hand d  who walks among the seven golden lampstands.

2 e  “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but f  have tested those g  who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. 3I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up h  for my name’s sake, and you i  have not grown weary. 4But I have this against you, that you have abandoned j  the love you had at first. 5Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do k  the works you did at first. If not l  I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. 6Yet this you have: you hate the works of m  the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. 7 n  He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. o  To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of p  the tree of life, which is in q  the paradise of God.’

To the Church in Smyrna

8And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of r  the first and the last s  who died and came to life.

9“‘I know your tribulation and t  your poverty ( u  but you are rich) and the slander
Greek blasphemy
of w  those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
10Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, x  that you may be tested, and for y  ten days z  you will have tribulation. aa  Be faithful ab  unto death, and I will give you ac  the crown of life. 11 ad  He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. ae  The one who conquers will not be hurt by af  the second death.’

To the Church in Pergamum

12And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has ag  the sharp two-edged sword.

13“‘I know where you dwell ah  where Satan’s throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not ai  deny my faith
Or your faith in me
even in the days of Antipas ak  my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
14But I have a few things against you: you have some there who hold the teaching of al  Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, so that they might am  eat food sacrificed to idols and an  practice sexual immorality. 15So also you have some who hold the teaching of ao  the Nicolaitans. 16Therefore repent. If not ap  I will come to you soon and aq  war against them with ar  the sword of my mouth. 17 as  He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. at  To the one who conquers I will give some of au  the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with av  a new name written on the stone aw  that no one knows except the one who receives it.’

To the Church in Thyatira

18And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God ax  who has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze.

19 ay  “‘I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first. 20But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman az  Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants
Greek bondservants
bb  to practice sexual immorality and bc  to eat food sacrificed to idols.
21I gave her time to repent, but bd  she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality. 22Behold, I will throw her onto a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her I will throw into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works, 23and I will strike her children dead. And all the churches will know that I am he be  who searches mind and heart, and bf  I will give to each of you according to your works. 24But to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not learned what some call bg  the deep things of Satan, to you I say, I bh  do not lay on you any other burden. 25Only hold fast bi  what you have until I come. 26 bj  The one who conquers and who keeps my works bk  until the end bl  to him I will give authority over the nations, 27and bm  he will bn  rule them with a rod of iron bo  as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. 28And I will give him bp  the morning star. 29 bq  He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

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