The seven churches were located in Asia, which was the headquarter of Satan were his throne is Re 2: 13. God place the seven early churches there to fight evil with good.
Out of the seven churches two was obeying the Word of God, and five was living in disobedient which the Lord commended them to repent, but Jesus had also commended all the seven churches to obey the voice of the Holy Spirit otherwise He will blot out they name out of the book of life, and only the over comers will not see the second death. What is the second death?
Re. 21: 7-8 The lake which burns with fire and brimstone. He who overcomes [the believers that abide faithfully in Jesus Christ and obeying the voice of the Holy Spirit] will inherit these things plus eternal life with Jesus, but the unbelievers will be burns forever Jh 15: 4-6. And I will be his God and he will be My son. But as for the cowards and unbelieving and abominable [who are lack of character and personal integrity and practice or tolerate immorality, and murderers, and sorcerers with intoxicating drugs, and worshipers of idols and occultists who practice and teach false religions and all the liars who knowingly deceive and twist truth, their part will be in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone, which is the second death].
God said my people (believers) will perish because of lack of knowledge. Matthew 7: 21-26. Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven. Many will say to Me on that day, (believers) Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, and driven out demons in Your name, and done many miracles in Your name? And then I will declare to them publicly, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me [you are banished from My presence], you who act wickedly [disregarding My commands].’
So, everyone who hears these words of Mine and obey them, will be like a wise man [a far-sighted, spiritual, and sensible man] who built his house on the rock. These seven letters were written for the benefit of all churches throughout this dispensation of grace to the rapture, revealing spiritual conditions in local churches and in individuals in churches, so that the individual in any church in any generation may be warned and profit by the failures of the seven churches.
The Church of Ephesus had started losing the first love that they had in winning soul for the body of Christ, Jesus told them to repent and be like they were before, and if they don’t repent, He will remove the church. He congratulated them for hating the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which was a sect of Gnostic’s who practiced and taught impure and immoral doctrines, such as community of wives, that committing adultery and fornication was not sinful, and that eating meats offered to idols was lawful. This was similar to the doctrines of Balaam and Jezebel of Thyatira. And Jesus told them to be an overcomer so that they could eat of the tree of life.
Brothers and sisters my prayer is that the Holy Spirit will strengthen you to be an overcomer. The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, always work your salvation with fear and trembling, believing the Holy Spirit is able to keep you from falling Jude 1: 24. To Jesus be all the praise glory Amen.
APOSTLE PAUL 💯%❤
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