Things As They Are • Ephesus - You left your first love • Smyrna - Be faithful, even to the point of death • Pergamum – You committed sexual immorality • Thyatira - You tolerate that woman Jezebel • Sardis - Strengthen what remains
Things As They Are • Philadelphia - you have kept my word • Laodicea - because you are lukewarm, you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked • Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.
Christ’s Coming For His Church • 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
Christ’s Coming For His Church • 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. 18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.
The Things To Come • Things In Heaven • Things On Earth
Things In Heaven • The Judgment Seat of Christ • The Marriage Supper of the Lamb
Things On Earth • Tribulation • Seven Seals • Seven Trumpets • Seven Bowls
These Terrible Plagues Teach Us About The Holiness and Wrath Of God • Sin Will Be Judged • The Wages of Sin is Death, but the Gift of God is Eternal Life Through Jesus Christ our Lord
Christ Returns With His Church • The Thousand Year Reign of Jesus Christ, Sometimes Called the Millennium • Satan is Bound and Thrown into the Bottomless Pit
The Great White Throne Judgment • Who Ever Is Not Found Written In The Lamb’s Book Of Life Is Eternally Separated From God In The Lake Of Fire • This is too Horrible to think about • We need to be witnesses of God’s truth while there is still time!
The Eternal State • Forever With The Lord!