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To the Church in Ephesus         Part 1 Revelation 2:1-3 & 6-7
• 1. Christ declares He knows their works.
• 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.
• 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.• 3. Each gives an exhortaion.
• 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.• 3. Each gives an exhortaion...
• 5. All but Laodicea have a commendation.
• 5. All but Laodicea have a commendation.• 6. All but Smyrna and Philadelphia have a rebuke.
• (1) "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write:  The One who holds the seven stars in His right  hand, the One who wal...
• (1) "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write:  The One who holds the seven stars in His right  hand, the One who wal...
• Acts 19:10 This took place for two years, so that all  who lived in Asia heard the word of the Lord, both  Jews and Gree...
• Acts 19:10 This took place for two years, so that all  who lived in Asia heard the word of the Lord, both  Jews and Gree...
• (2) I know your deeds and your toil and  perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil  men, and you put to the test t...
• 2 Peter 1:13 I consider it right, as long as I am in  this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of  reminder,
• (4) But I have this against you, that you have left  your first love. (5) Therefore remember from  where you have fallen...
• (6) Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds  of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
• (7) He who has an ear, let him hear what the  Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes,  I will grant to eat of...
• (7) He who has an ear, let him hear what the  Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes,  I will grant to eat of...
• Genesis 3:22-23 Then the LORD God said, "Behold,  the man has become like one of Us, knowing good  and evil; and now, he...
• Revelation 22:2b On either side of the river was  the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit,  yielding its fruit e...
• Revelation 22:2b On either side of the river was  the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit,  yielding its fruit e...
• Luke 23:43 And He said to him, "Truly I say to you,  today you shall be with Me in Paradise."
Revelation Part 8 - The Church in Ephesus
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Revelation Part 8 - The Church in Ephesus

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Teaching Elder Duke Shelley of Black Forest Chapel continues a series on Revelation. Part 8 explores the letter to the Church at Ephesus.

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Revelation Part 8 - The Church in Ephesus

  1. 1. To the Church in Ephesus Part 1 Revelation 2:1-3 & 6-7
  2. 2. • 1. Christ declares He knows their works.
  3. 3. • 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.
  4. 4. • 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.• 3. Each gives an exhortaion.
  5. 5. • 1. Christ declares He knows their works.• 2. Each includes a promise to those who overcome.• 3. Each gives an exhortaion.• 4. Each has a description of Christ related to the message which follows.
  6. 6. • 5. All but Laodicea have a commendation.
  7. 7. • 5. All but Laodicea have a commendation.• 6. All but Smyrna and Philadelphia have a rebuke.
  8. 8. • (1) "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks among the seven golden lampstands, says this:
  9. 9. • (1) "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks among the seven golden lampstands, says this:• Luke 9:52 and He sent messengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make arrangements for Him.
  10. 10. • Acts 19:10 This took place for two years, so that all who lived in Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.
  11. 11. • Acts 19:10 This took place for two years, so that all who lived in Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.• John 10:27-28 "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; (28) and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
  12. 12. • (2) I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; (3) and you have perseverance and have endured for My names sake, and have not grown weary.
  13. 13. • 2 Peter 1:13 I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder,
  14. 14. • (4) But I have this against you, that you have left your first love. (5) Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place-- unless you repent.
  15. 15. • (6) Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
  16. 16. • (7) He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.
  17. 17. • (7) He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.• 1 John 5:4-5 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith. (5) Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
  18. 18. • Genesis 3:22-23 Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever"-- (23) therefore the LORD God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken.
  19. 19. • Revelation 22:2b On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
  20. 20. • Revelation 22:2b On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.• John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
  21. 21. • Luke 23:43 And He said to him, "Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise."

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