The Defiled Church

The Defiled Church

Revelation 2:12-17

I. Christ's Attribute

A. The Word of God

Heb. 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

II. Conditions or Circumstances " I know where thou dwellest" (13)

A. Surrounding Wickedness - "Satan’s seat "
B. Stedfastness

i. "Holdest fast my name" ii. "not denied the faith"

III. Corruption (14-15)

A. Doctrine of Balaam "them that hold the doctrine of Balaam"
B. Doctrine of Nicolaitans

IV. Call to (16)

A. Repent!
B. Retribution

V. Conquerors Promise (17)

1John 5:4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

A. Hidden Manna
B. White stone
C. New Name