Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;
"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: " 'The first and the last, who died and came to life again, speaks thus:
"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: " 'He who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks thus: I know what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but you are dead.
say, "Write what you see in a roll and send it to the seven churches??o Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."
In his right hand he held seven stars; from his mouth came a sharp double-edged sword, and his face shone like the sun at noonday.
Then the third angel blew his trumpet, and there fell from the sky a great star blazing like a torch, and it fell upon one third of the streams and the springs of water.
Then a great portent appeared in the sky?? woman clothed in the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
He was the lamp that burned and shone, and you were ready to be gladdened for a while by his light.
I turned to see whose voice it was that was speaking to me, and when I turned I saw seven gold lampstands,
For wherever two or three are gathered as my followers, I am there among them."
and teach them to observe all the commands that I have given you. I will always be with you, to the very close of the age."