Revelation 3:1 And wryte vnto the messenger of þe congregacion þt is at Sardis: this sayth he þt hath þe seuen spretes of God & the seuen starres. I know 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 thynges which remayne, þt are redy to dye. For I haue not founde thy worckes perfayete before God.
exhorted to repent, and threatened if he do not repent.
Revelation 3:3 Remember therfore, how thou hast receaued & heard, & hold faste, & repent. If thou shalt not watche, I wyll come on the as a thefe, & thou shalt not know what houre I wyll come vpon the. Revelation 3:4 Thou hast a feawe names in Sardys, whych haue not defyled theyr garmentes, & they shall walke wyth me in whyte, for they are worthy. Revelation 3:5 He that ouercommeth, shalbe thus clothed in whyte araye, and I wyll not put out his name out of the boke of lyfe, and I wyll confesse hys name before my father, and before hys Angels. Revelation 3:6 Let hym that hath eares, heare, what the sprete sayth vnto the congregacyons. Revelation 3:7 And wryte vnto the angell of the congregacion of Phyladelphia: this sayth he that is holy and true, which hath þe keye of Dauid: whych openeth and no man shutteth, and shutteth, & no man openeth.
The angel of the Church of Philadelphia
Revelation 3:8 I knowe thy worckes. Beholde, I haue set before the an open dore, and no man can shut it, for thou hast a lytell strength, & haste kept my sayinges: & hast not denyed my name. Revelation 3:9 Beholde, I make them of the congregacyon of Sathan, whych call them selues Iewes, and are not, but do lye: Beholde, I wyll make them that they shall come, and worshypp before thy fete: and shall knowe, that I haue loued the.
is approved for his diligence and patience.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept þe wordes of my pacyence, therfore I wyll kepe the from the houre of temptacyon, which wyll come vpon all the worlde, to tempte them that dwell vpon þe erth. Revelation 3:11 Beholde, I come shortly. Holde that which thou hast, that no man take awaye thy crowne. Revelation 3:12 Hym that ouercommeth, wyll I make a pyllar in the temple of my God, & he shall go nomore out, And I wyll wryte vpon hym, the name of my God and the name of the cytye of my God, new Ierusalem: whych commeth downe out of heauen from my God, and I wyll wryte vpon hym my new name. Revelation 3:13 Let hym that hath eares, heare, what the sprete sayth vnto the congregacyons. Revelation 3:14 And vnto þe messenger of þe congregacyon whych is in Laodicia, wryte: This sayth (Amen) the faythfull and true wytnes, the begynnyng of þe creatures of God.
The angel of Laodicea rebuked, for being neither hot nor cold,
Revelation 3:15 I know thy workes, that thou art nether colde nor hotte: I wolde þu were colde or hotte. Revelation 3:16 So then because thou arr betwene bothe, and nether colde ner hote, I wyll spewe the out of my mouth, Revelation 3:17 because thou sayest: I am ryche & incresyd wyth goodes, and haue nede of nothyng, and knowest not, how thou art wretched & myserable, and poore, & blynde and nakyd. Revelation 3:18 I counsell the to bye of me, golde tryed in the fyre, that thou mayste be ryche: and whyte rayment, that thou mayste be clothed, þt thy fylthy nakednes do not appeare, & anoynt thyne eyes wyth eye salue that 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 stande at the dore, & knocke. If eny man heare my voyce, and open the dore, I wyll come in to hym, and wyll suppe with hym, and he with me. Revelation 3:21 To hym that ouercommeth wyll I graunte to syt with me in my seate, euen as I ouercam, & haue sytten with my father in his seate. Revelation 3:22 Lett hym that hath eares heare, what the sprete sayth vnto þe congregacyons.