15 Greet the brethren who are in Laodicea and also Nympha and the church that is in her house. 16 When this letter is read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and you, for your part read my letter that is coming from Laodicea. Colossians 4:15-16
Laodicea the city Garment industry Eye salve Banking center Minted own coins
Built: Stadium Gymnasium Theatre Science center Medical center
Laodicea the letter Description Criticism Fix Promise
15 'I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot. 16 'So because you are lukewarm , and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth. Revelation 3:15-16
Hot = totally passionate Cold = totally turned off Lukewarm = indifferent Spiritual Temperature?
Aqueduct system From Denzli to Laodicea 5 miles
Hot = hot mineral springs Cold = cold water springs Laodicea had NO water supply!
Hot = medicinal, valuable Cold = refreshing, valuable Lukewarm = good for nothing Hot & Cold = Good!
They were impressed with their: Resources Spirituality Insight Results
They needed to recognize: Real condition Creator Savior True wealth