Revelation 3:1 And wryte vnto the angell of the congregacion off Sardis: this sayth he that hath the seuen spretes of God, & the seuen starres. I knowe thy workes, thou hast a name that thou lyuest, and thou art deed.
The angel of the Church of Sardis is reproved,
Revelation 3:2 Be awake, and strength the thinges which remayne, that are redy to dye. For I haue not founde thy workes perfecte before God.
exhorted to repent, and threatened if he do not repent.
Revelation 3:3 Remember therfore how thou hast receaued and hearde, and holde fast, and repent. Yf thou shalt not watche, I wil come on the as a thefe, and thou shalt not knowe what houre I wil come vpon ye Revelation 3:4 Thou hast a fewe names in Sardis, which haue not defyled their garmentes: and they shal walke with me in whyte, for they are worthy. Revelation 3:5 He that ouercommeth, shalbe clothed in whyte araye, and I wil not put out his name out of the boke of life, and I wil cofesse his name before my father, and before his angels. Revelation 3:6 Let him yt hath eares, heare, what the sprete sayth vnto the congregacions. Revelation 3:7 And wryte vnto ye angell of the cogregacio of Philadelphia: this sayth he yt is holy and true, which hath the keye of Dauid: which openyth and noman shutteth, and shutteth and no man openeth.
The angel of the Church of Philadelphia
Revelation 3:8 I knowe thy workes. Beholde, I haue set before the an open doore, and no man can shut it, for thou hast a lyttell strength and hast not denyed my name. Revelation 3:9 Beholde, I shal geue some of the congregacion of Sathan, which call them selues Iewes and are not, but do lye: Beholde: I wil make them, that they shal come & worshippe before thy fete: and shal knowe that I haue loued the.
is approved for his diligence and patience.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the wordes of my pacience, therfore wil I kepe the from the houre of temptacion, which will come vpon all the worlde, to tempte them that dwell vpo the earth. Revelation 3:11 Beholde, I come shortly. Holde that which thou hast, that no ma take awaye thy crowne. Revelation 3:12 Him that ouer commeth, will I make a pyllar in the temple of my God, and he shal goo no more out. And I will wryte vpon him, the name of my God, and the name of ye cite of my God, newe Ierusalem, which cometh downe out of heauen from my God, and I will wryte vpo him my newe name. Revelation 3:13 Let him that hath eares, heare, what the sprete saith vnto the congregacions. Revelation 3:14 And vnto the angell of the cogregacion, which is in Laodicia wryte: This sayth Amen the faithfull and true witnes, the begynnynge of ye creatures of God.
The angel of Laodicea rebuked, for being neither hot nor cold,
Revelation 3:15 I knowe thy workes, yt thou art nether colde nor hot: I wolde thou were colde or hote. Revelation 3:16 So then because thou art bitwene bothe, and nether colde ner hote I wyll spew the out off my mouth: Revelation 3:17 because thou saist thou art riche and incresyd with goodes and hast nede of nothinge, and knowest not how thou art wretched & miserable, poore, blynde, and nakyd. Revelation 3:18 I counsell the to bye of me golde tryed in the fyre, that thou mayste be riche: and whyte rayment, that thou mayste be clothed, that thy fylthy nakednes do not apere: anoynt thine eyes with eye salue, yt thou mayste se.
and admonished to be more zealous.
Revelation 3:19 As many as I loue, I rebuke & chasten. Be feruent therfore and repent.
Christ standeth at the door and knocketh.
Revelation 3:20 Beholde, I stonde at the doore & knocke. Yf eny man heare my voyce and vpen the dore, I wil come in vnto him and will suppe with him, & he with me. Revelation 3:21 To him that ouercomth, will I graute to sytt with me on my seate, eue as I ouercam and haue sytte with my father on his seate. Revelation 3:22 Let him that hath eares, heare, what the sprete saith vnto the cogregacios.