Unveiled! Revelation 3:7-13
The Strength of Minimal Power
To the Church at Philadelphia and Wiregrass
1.The name Philadelphia means b_________________ l_______________. No irony or sarcasm here. How does this connect to a strong theme in John’s writings?
2.History of this church: b____________ k______________, e________________, P_________, I_______________, P________________, endured until _________ th century,
Vs. 7 pay attention to the consistent format to each church.
What are the 5 descriptors for Jesus? What are different about these descriptions?
Vs 8. Jesus always k__________. After Jesus describing Himself, what is the connection to what Jesus has placed before them? O_________ d__________ (see Acts 14:27, Acts 16:6-10, I Corinthians 16:9, II Corinthians 2:12, Colossians 4:3)
Was describing the church as having little power a rebuke or compliment?
(see Luke 12:32, I Corinthians 1:26, II Corinthians 12:7-10)
The church showed their love and devotion to Jesus by k_____________ H______ W_________ and n________ d_______________ H_________ n_______________
Do you want to know if you really love Jesus? Take the test in John 14:21-23, 15:13-14, I John 1:6-10, 2:4-5, 2:7-11, 2:15-17, 3:4-10, 3:24, 4:20, 5:2-3)
What is missing from this letter that is in 5 out of the 7 letters to the churches?
Vs 9. What is the synagogue of Satan? What will Jesus make them do and know?
Vs 10. What is a main proof of salvation? E______________________
Since they “kept” that command, what will Jesus “keep” them from? H__________ of t______________ on the w___________ w_____________. What is this hour?
Vs. 11 When is Jesus coming? What should Philadelphia and Wiregrass do in response to this promise? H____________ o_____ to what you have. What do true believers have?
What is the meaning and implications of a c____________ and k___________ or l_________ a crown?
Vs 12. How do we conquer? E_______________.
What is the promise of being a “pillar” in the temple of God and never having to go out again?
What other promises does Jesus make to the ones who conquer? Why does this matter?
Vs 13. Who should hear and listen to what the Spirit says to the churches? Who is this letter for?
2.brother kings, earthquakes, Paul, Ignatius, Polycarp, 14
Vs. 8 knows open door kept His Word not denying His name
Vs. 10 endurance hour testing whole world
Vs. 11 hold on crown keeping losing
Vs. 12 endure