Unveiled! Revelation 2:12-17
The Letters to the churches:
#3-Pergamum & Wiregrass
According to the Word or worldly?
Historical and cultural considerations for Pergamum:
A.The g___________ city in ancient Asia even though it was not near a port.
B.One of the greatest l__________________. Only second to Alexandria. Pergamum to p________________. Why this is significant…
C.The center of e_________________ worship. Not just a threat once a year but daily.
D.The most grand s____________ of Z____________ and the struggle of the g_______.
E.Idol worship involved s___________ i_________________
F. A s__________ s_____________ h____________ in temple worship with Asclepius.
In standard structure, the messenger, the church, and a description of Jesus.
What is the significance of this specific description of Jesus?
Revelation 1:16, 19:15, Hebrews 4:12-16, Ephesians 6:17, John 1:1, Genesis 1, Ephesians 6:17
What does a sword 🗡 symbolize?
Jesus always k___________.
Why is this city called Satan’s throne?
How does this affect true believers?
What does it look like for you and other true believers to:
-hold onto the name of Jesus:
-not deny your faith in Jesus:
Who is Antipas and what probably happened to him?
Antipas is given two huge descriptors:
Revelation 1:5, 3:14
Witness should be synonymous with the word m_____________
When Jesus has anything, and m___________ things a_____________ you, you must pay attention and repent which means turning and heading in a new direction.
What is the significance and connection of an OT narrative with Balaam and Balak?
People couldn’t c_______ because God had already pronounced b__________.
But the world can bring d______________ and s_________________. Literally and spiritually- idol w__________ and s______________ i________________
What are s_______________ b_____________ in our life today?
A similar false teaching is declared with allowing Nicolaitans into the church. Like first century, we can easily allow false teaching into the c__________, h_________, and even our p____________.
There is only one correct answer when we are against Jesus: r___________!
What happens if the church doesn’t repent?
What will Jesus use to come against them and you to fight against you?
(Connection back to 2:12, 1:5: 3:14)
When the Spirit speaks, what should Pergamum and Wiregrass do?
What does is look like to “conquer” according to this letter to the church in Pergamum?
What is the reward if you conquer?
Hidden manna (meaning?)
White stone (meaning?)
New name (meaning?)
Statue Zeus gods
Symbol satanic healing (staff with snake wrapped around it)
knows faithful witness martyr
Multiple against curse blessing deception seduction worship sexual immorality stumbling blocks
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