Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The Book of Revelation by Chuck Missler – Hour 9 – Laodicea

Dr. Missler has said repeatedly over the last seven weeks that you can profile any church today based on chapters two and three of the book of Revelation.  The more I study these churches of the past, the more I see their pattern in the churches I’ve attended throughout my life.

We are approaching the end of life as we know it.  Are you heeding the warnings to the seven churches?  Are you nurturing the qualities for which Jesus commended these people?  Are you using His Word as a mirror to examine your life and change you?  How will studying these seven letters change your life?

Christ’s seven epistles of Revelation parallel Paul’s epistles to the churches.  The letter to Ephesus parallels the book of Ephesians, the

I learned recently from another study that some scholars believe there is a correlation between the seven kingdom parables of Matthew 13 and the letters to the churches of Revelation.  The church of Laodicea corresponds to the parable of the dragnet in Matthew 13:47-52.

Homework for next time:  Read chapters 4 & 5.  Read the book of Ruth.  Who are the 24 elders?  Why are they particularly significant to us?

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