The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia: And Their Place in the Plan of the Apocalypse
The letters to the seven churches found in the early chapters of the New Testament Book of Revelation are the subject of this critical Biblical study.
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Page 98 - And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men. And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast : saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword and did live.
Page 329 - And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.
Page 98 - And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
Page 101 - And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image ; these both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.
Page 36 - JOHN to the seven churches which are in Asia : Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come...
Page 379 - And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write ; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars ; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
Page 369 - He that overcometh shall thus be arrayed in white garments ; and I will in no wise blot his name out of the book of life, and I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
Page 401 - Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.