1 'Write to the angel of the church in Ephesus and say, "Here is the message of the one who holds the seven stars in his right hand and who lives among the seven golden lamp-stands:
Rev 1:16 Rev 1:11-13 Rev 1:20 Matt 18:20 Rev 3:1 Rev 2:8 Rev 2:12
2 I know your activities, your hard work and your perseverance. I know you cannot stand wicked people, and how you put to the test those who were self-styled apostles, and found them false.
1John 4:1 2Pet 2:1-3 1Thess 5:21 Rev 3:8 1John 2:21-22 2Cor 11:13-15 Rev 3:1
3 I know too that you have perseverance, and have suffered for my name without growing tired.
Heb 10:36 Gal 6:9 2Thess 3:13 Luke 14:27 1Cor 13:7 Jas 5:7-11 1Thess 1:3
4 Nevertheless, I have this complaint to make: you have less love now than formerly.
Jer 2:2-5 Matt 24:12-13 Heb 6:10-11 Phil 1:9 1Thess 4:9-10 Phil 3:13-16 Rev 3:14-17
5 Think where you were before you fell; repent, and behave as you did at first, or else, if you will not repent, I shall come to you and take your lamp-stand from its place.
Rev 2:16 Rev 3:19 Rev 3:2-3 Rev 1:20 Rev 2:19 Rev 2:21-22 Acts 17:30-31
6 It is in your favour, nevertheless, that you loathe as I do the way the Nicolaitans are behaving.
Rev 2:14-15 2John 1:9-10 Ps 26:5 Ps 101:3 2Chr 19:2 Ps 139:21-22
7 Let anyone who can hear, listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches: those who prove victorious I will feed from the tree of life set in God's paradise."
Rev 2:11 Rev 2:17 Matt 11:15 Rev 22:14 Gen 2:9 Luke 23:43 Matt 13:9
8 'Write to the angel of the church in Smyrna and say, "Here is the message of the First and the Last, who was dead and has come to life again:
Rev 1:17-18 Rev 1:8 Rev 1:11 Rev 2:1
9 I know your hardships and your poverty, and -- though you are rich -- the slander of the people who falsely claim to be Jews but are really members of the synagogue of Satan.
Rev 3:9 2Cor 8:9 2Cor 6:10 Jas 2:5-6 Rom 9:6 1Tim 6:18 Luke 6:20
10 Do not be afraid of the sufferings that are coming to you. Look, the devil will send some of you to prison to put you to the test, and you must face hardship for ten days. Even if you have to die, keep faithful, and I will give you the crown of life for your prize.
Jas 1:12 Matt 10:22 1Pet 5:4 Rev 3:10-11 Eph 6:12 Luke 21:16-19 Rev 2:9
11 Let anyone who can hear, listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches: for those who prove victorious will come to no harm from the second death."
Rev 20:6 Rev 20:14 Rev 21:8 Rev 2:7 Rev 2:17 Rev 13:9
12 'Write to the angel of the church in Pergamum and say, "Here is the message of the one who has the sharp sword, double-edged:
Rev 1:16 Rev 2:16 Heb 4:12 Isa 11:4 Rev 1:11 Rev 19:15 Rev 19:21
13 I know where you live, in the place where Satan is enthroned, and that you still hold firmly to my name, and did not disown your faith in me even when my faithful witness, Antipas, was killed among you, where Satan lives.
1Tim 5:8 Rev 2:9-10 2Tim 2:12 Acts 22:20 Rev 3:11 1Thess 5:21 Heb 3:6
14 "Nevertheless, I have one or two charges against you: some of you are followers of Balaam, who taught Balak to set a trap for the Israelites so that they committed adultery by eating food that had been sacrificed to idols;
Rev 2:20 2Pet 2:15 Num 31:16 Acts 15:29 Jude 1:11 Num 25:1-3 Josh 24:9
15 and among you too there are some also who follow the teaching of the Nicolaitans.
16 So repent, or I shall soon come to you and attack these people with the sword out of my mouth.
2Thess 2:8 Rev 2:5 Rev 1:16 Eph 6:17 Isa 11:4 Isa 49:2 Rev 2:12
17 Let anyone who can hear, listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches: to those who prove victorious I will give some hidden manna and a white stone, with a new name written on it, known only to the person who receives it."
Isa 62:2 Rev 3:12-13 Isa 65:15 Rev 2:7 Rev 2:11 Rev 19:12-13 John 6:48-58
18 'Write to the angel of the church in Thyatira and say, "Here is the message of the Son of God who has eyes like a burning flame and feet like burnished bronze:
Rev 1:11 Rev 1:14-15 Ps 2:7 John 1:14 John 1:49 John 3:16 John 3:18
19 I know your activities, your love, your faith, your service and your perseverance, and I know how you are still making progress.
1Tim 1:5 2Pet 1:7 2Thess 1:3 Rev 2:2-4 1Pet 4:8 1Thess 3:6 2Pet 3:18
20 Nevertheless, I have a complaint to make: you tolerate the woman Jezebel who claims to be a prophetess, and by her teaching she is luring my servants away to commit the adultery of eating food which has been sacrificed to idols.
Rev 2:14 1Kgs 16:31 1Cor 10:18-21 2Kgs 9:7 Acts 15:29 Acts 15:20 1Cor 8:10-12
21 I have given her time to repent but she is not willing to repent of her adulterous life.
Rev 9:20-21 Rom 2:4-5 2Pet 3:9 Rev 16:9 Rev 16:11 2Pet 3:15 Jer 8:4-6
22 Look, I am consigning her to a bed of pain, and all her partners in adultery to great hardship, unless they repent of their practices;
Rev 17:2 Luke 13:5 Rev 18:9 Ezek 16:37-41 Ezek 18:30-32 Ezek 23:29 Jer 36:3
23 and I will see that her children die, so that all the churches realise that it is I who test motives and thoughts and repay you as your deeds deserve.
Rom 8:27 Matt 16:27 Acts 1:24 Jer 11:20 Ps 7:9 1Pet 1:17 1Sam 16:7
24 But on the rest of you in Thyatira, all of you who have not accepted this teaching or learnt the deep secrets of Satan, as they are called, I am not laying any other burden;
Acts 15:28 2Cor 11:3 2Cor 11:13-15 2Thess 2:9-12 2Cor 2:11 Eph 6:11-12 Rev 12:9
25 but hold on firmly to what you already have until I come.
Rev 3:11 1Cor 11:26 1Thess 5:21 Heb 3:6 Heb 4:14 Heb 10:23 John 14:3
26 To anyone who proves victorious, and keeps working for me until the end, I will give the authority over the nations
Rev 3:21 Ps 2:8 Rev 20:4 Dan 7:22 Dan 7:27 Rev 2:7 Dan 7:18
27 which I myself have been given by my Father, to rule them with an iron sceptre and shatter them like so many pots.
Rev 12:5 Isa 30:14 Ps 2:8-9 Rev 19:15 Jer 19:11 John 17:24 Luke 22:29
28 And I will give such a person the Morning Star.
Rev 22:16 2Pet 1:19 Luke 1:78-79
29 Let anyone who can hear, listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches."