Lesson 9 — Laodicea

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This is the ninth lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers the seventh of the letters to the seven churches of Asia in Revelation, the letter to Laodicea

This is the ninth lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers the seventh of the letters to the seven churches of Asia in Revelation, the letter to Laodicea

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  • 1. © 2009, www.lettersfromthelamb.com Laodicea
  • 2.
    • Proud city; refused imperial help after the earthquake in 60 A.D.
    • Militarily weak, her leaders were skilled in diplomacy
  • 3. Hot springs of Hierapolis Cool springs of Denizli 6 mi l e s 6 mi l e s Laodicea
  • 4.
    • One of three cities in the Lycus valley where we know there were churches:
      • Colossae
      • Hierapolis
      • Laodicea
  • 5.
    • International banking center
    • Famous for wool products
      • Outer garments
    • Major medical center
      • Eye medication
  • 6. Revelation 3:14–22
  • 7.
    • The Amen
    • The Faithful and True Witness
    • The Ruler of God’s Creation
    • “ I know…”
    From the Risen Christ
  • 8. A Complacent Church
    • Jesus says nothing good about this church!
    • They are neither hot nor cold
    • They are confident of their spiritual well being, but Christ knows otherwise
    • Jesus offers loving discipline
  • 9. Jesus Can Supply
    • To a rich city, Jesus says: “ You are poor, come to me for wealth ”
    • To a city famous for clothing, He says: “ You are naked, buy clothes from me ”
    • To a city famous for eye treatments, He says: “ You are blind, buy salve from me ”
  • 10. Jesus At The Door
    • Revelation 3:20 is a famous verse
    • It is a verse directed to Christians, not unbelievers
    • It is a verse that reveals that Christians can alienate themselves from Christ
  • 11. He Who Conquers
    • He will have the right to sit with Jesus on His throne
  • 12.
    • We need to take our spiritual temperature
    • We must look to God for all our needs