2The church Jesus spued out of His mouth. The Church at LaodiceaThe church Jesus spued out of His mouth.
3Jesus addresses the church at Laodicea “And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.” (Revelation 3:14-15)
8”So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” (Revelation 3:16)
9WHY? Why did Jesus speak such harsh words to them?
10The Reasons:“Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:” (Revelation 3:17)
11“I counsel thee to buy of me (1) gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and (2) white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and (3) anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.” (Revelation 3:18)
12Jesus’ Warning!“As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.” (Revelation 3:19)
13“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” (Revelation 3:20)
14“To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.” (Revelation 3:21)
15Two questions?How do you open the door to Christ?How does one overcome?
16Did you notice a pattern in what Jesus said to the worldly and sinful church? Read verses 18, 19, 20, 21, 22. What is a common to each of these statements of Christ?
17Question? Who is it that has a ear? “ He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. “ (Revelation 3:22)Question? Who is it that has a ear?