“John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;” (Revelation 1:4) At the beginning of the book it is addressed in a specific manner to seven congregations … Read more To Seven Churches, From the Seven Spirits
“And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness…” (Revelation 1:5) Jesus said “I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.” John 8:18 The testimony of Jesus is that faithful witness to every soul. It bears witness of the truth of God’s Word and the … Read more The Testimony of Jesus Christ, the Faithful Witness
“I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,” (Revelations 1:10) “I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day…” John was in the Spirit of worship in spite of being persecuted, because he felt privileged to suffer persecution for the Savior whom he … Read more Warned By the Great Gospel Trumpet that is Behind Us
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches…” (Revelations 2:7) Jesus makes this statement at the end of his message to each of the churches of Asia: “He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches”. The implication is very clear: not … Read more Do You Have an Ear to Hear and Obey?
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.” Again (as he … Read more Are You Feasting On the Hidden Manna?
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.” (Revelation 2:17) Notice … Read more Have You Received a White Stone With a New Name Written?
“But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.” (Revelation 2:24) The doctrine is what is taught from the depths of the heart. What is taught … Read more As You Speak – What Comes Up From the Depths?
“But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.” (Revelation 2:25) Jesus is going to come eventually and execute judgment on this world’s spiritual condition. To you in spiritual Thyatira, don’t eat those false testimonies that are sacrificed to the selfishness of idolatry, and don’t commit spiritual fornication. And don’t allow that false … Read more Are You Holding Fast to the Word of God?
“And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:” (Revelation 2:26) As quoted above from an earlier post referring to Rev 17:1-5, spiritual Babylon has power over the nations to deceive them and make them drunk on what “they speak.” But if you be … Read more Do You Have Power Over the Religions of the Nations?
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 2:29) For the fourth time now he states the exact same challenge – do you have an ear of a servant of Jesus Christ? Can the Spirit of God cause you to understand and receive what he is saying? … Read more Who Hath Ears to Hear, Let Him Hear
“And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.” (Revelation 3:1) Here he emphasis that he has the: “seven Spirits of God” and the … Read more Have the Name of Jesus But Yet Dead in Your Soul?
“Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.” (Revelation 3:2) What “works” is he exactly talking about that are not “perfect”? In Revelation 2:5 Jesus spoke of those at Ephesus as needing to “repent, and do the first works” and … Read more Can Your Works Be Found Perfect Before God?
“Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.” (Revelation 3:3) Remember back in Thyatira Jesus told them in Revelation 2:26 that “he that overcometh, … Read more Are You Watching for the Marriage Feast?
“…and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life… …He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 3:5-6) For the fifth time in the book of Revelation Jesus exhorts again (to the fifth church, Sardis), listen to what the Holy Spirit is … Read more Is Your Name Blotted Out of the Book of Life?
“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;” (Revelation 3:7) Jesus opens the letter to Philadelphia emphasizing again certain characteristics of his … Read more Only King Jesus Has the Key to Open or Shut the Door
“Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and … Read more Are You Part of the Temple of God?
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 3:13) Did you hear what Jesus said to the Philadelphia church? Do you have an ear to hear it? It takes a spiritual ear to hear, and being spiritual does not just mean that you have a religious, so … Read more Are You Spiritual Enough to Have an Ear to Hear?
“So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” God does not accept half-hearted worship and service – only our very best. This was true in the beginning of time when God would only accept Abel’s sacrifice of his best, and rejected Cain’s sacrifice because … Read more I Will Spue Thee Out of My Mouth
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 3:22) There is an echo coming from Jesus himself that has been heard now seven times. No other place do we have record of the direct words of Jesus being repeated exactly the same way seven times, except in these … Read more The Seven Spirits Before the Throne of God
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” Revelation 3:22 Has your church been listening? Or another way to say it: has your ministry and the people been listening? I had a teacher once who would express “you hear, but you don’t listen.” The sound reaching your ear and … Read more Has the Church Been Listening to the Seven Spirits?
“…and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.” ~ Revelation 4:5 Here we see that it takes the Spirit of God to have the lamps of the candlestick give their light, which is the light of the church. This light illuminates where the throne of … Read more Is the Holy Spirit of God Revealing Jesus to Your Heart?
“And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal…” ~ Revelation 4:6 Here it states that the “sea of glass” was “before the throne” of God. In Revelation verse 5 (in a previous post: “Is the Holy Spirit of God Revealing Jesus to Your Heart”) we already mentioned that “before the … Read more What Do You Look Like in the Sea of Glass?
“And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, LORD God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.” ~ Revelation 4:8 As stated in previous posts, these creatures represent the true ministers … Read more A Ministry Full of Holy Ghost Eyes
“And the four beasts (from a word meaning “living creatures”) had each of them six wings about him ; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.” ~ Revelation 4:8 These winged creatures represent … Read more Minister, Are You Attached at the Wings?
Do you have a true vision for the church? Ezekiel’s vision of the chariot of God is one of God’s faithful visions for the church. Here are four reasons why: No human made hardware holds this chariot of God together. It is held together by the Spirit of God. And the cherubim, who represent the … Read more The Chariot of God – a Vision for the Church
“And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.” ~ Revelation 5:5 Why was the Apostle John weeping? Because he longed to know the true meaning in the scriptures. … Read more The Lion of Judah Will Comfort Your Weeping!
Jesus is the “…Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.” ~ Revelation 5:6 As posted before, the Holy Spirit is one, but he works in such a very different way (like he did with the seven churches … Read more Seven Horns and Seven Eyes – the Seven Spirits of God
If you study the breaking of silence in Revelation 8, by comparing the pattern to the rest of scripture, you find the description of a revival event that is very unique in all history. Since the revival at the beginning of the gospel day, I know of only one other revival of similar beginnings and … Read more Was the Silence of Revelation 8 Broken in China?
Revelation 9:1-12 The fifth trumpet angel sounds an alarm that there is a woe that will impact everyone who is saved and who has not fully consecrated themselves through the sanctifying fire of the Holy Ghost. There is a fallen star ministry whom Satan has commissioned to torment them through their unconsecrated weaknesses. Of course … Read more The Fallen Star with the Key to the Bottomless Pit
“And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:” ~ Revelation 10:1 Note: Here in Revelation the book is still speaking to us from the sixth trumpet, … Read more The Mighty Revelation Angel – Jesus Christ!
(This article covers Revelation 11:1-6) “And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.” ~ Revelation 11:1 This has a similar parallel in Ezekiel 40 through 43 where instruction is also given to … Read more God's Two Anointed Witnesses
“And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads.” ~ Revelation 14:1 In sharp contrast to Revelation chapter 13 concerning the beasts and those marked by the beast: these in chapter 14 are not marked … Read more 144,000 Sealed with Their Father’s Name
“And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.” – Revelation 15:2 What is the … Read more The Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire
In Revelation the 16th chapter the sixth vial of God’s wrath is poured out in judgement against false religion. Satan’s reaction is to send forth his unclean spirits to gather people in spiritual battle against God’s true people. These unclean spirits with deceptive powers are represented as frogs. “And I saw three unclean spirits like … Read more The True Holy Spirit Gift of Tongues
“And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:” ~ Revelation 17:1 It takes a messenger/preacher that is anointed with the Holy Spirit to pour out … Read more Who Can Expose Spiritual Babylon?
Many are getting an understanding of the meaning and the need to “come out of Babylon” (see Revelation 18:4-5). But there still seems to be a lot of confusion concerning “where do I go?” “Come out of Babylon” in a “nut shell” means to forsake being just a nominal Christian. Quit playing the social religious … Read more Come Out of Babylon – But Where Do I Go?