A. Ephesus: The apostolic church that wandered in love (30-100AD).
B. Smyrna: The persecuted church that remained true in the midst of great trials (100-316AD).
C. Pergamos: The state church that compromised with the world (316-500AD).
D. Thyatira: The church that was entirely corrupt (500-1500AD).
E. Sardis: The church of the reformation (1500-1700AD).
F. Philadelphia: The church that had revival and missionary outreach (1700-1900AD).
G. Laodicea: The lukewarm church that stopped caring and compromised (1900 to present).