Scripture Sunday: Revelation 3:20

Revelation 2–3—Message to the Churches. Given to seven churches. •Ephesus: the commending (labor, opposed apostates, did not faint); the condemning (left first love); the command (repent); the compensation (tree of life). •Smyrna: the commending (faithful in spite of persecution); the comforting (fear not); the compensation (crown of life). •Pergamum: the commending (had a faithful martyr); the condemning (doctrine of Balaam, Nicolaitans); the command (repent); the compensation (manna, white stone). •Thyatira: the commending (increase in many good works); the condemning (Jezebel); the command (hold fast); the compensation (power over nations). •Sardis: the condemning (works not perfect before God); the commending (a few not defiled); the compensation (white raiment, confess their names before God the Father). •Philadelphia: the commending (kept the Word, did not deny Christ); the commanding (hold fast); the compensation (made a pillar in the temple of God). •Laodicea: the condemning (neither cold not hot); the counseling (buy true riches, buy clothes to cover shame, anoint eyes to see); the command (repent), the call (knocking at the door); the compensation (fellowship with Christ). –Butler’s Daily Bible Reading

About Nathan Parker

M Div Graduate, IT Consultant for Earth Networks, contributor at WeatherTogether and Focusing on the Mark Ministries, as well as anything else the Lord has in store for me! "Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him" -Charles Stanley