The Churches of Thyatira and SardisSeries: New Testament Churches
Part 1: Thyatira
Bible References: Revelation 2:18-29
- Considering what you know of the culture of Thyatira, how might it have affected the church there? Feel free to elaborate or infer your conclusion.
- What are some good points that Jesus commended the Christians in Thyatira for?
- What is one of the dangers of doing well and feeling good about it?
- What problem had these busy, working, loving Christians al- lowed to grow up in their midst?
- What was probably the way that this false doctrine began to grow in Thyatira?
Part 2: Sardis
Bible References: Revelation 3:1-6
- What was one of three problems that Jesus rebuked the church at Sardis for, and how might we avoid it?
- What was the second of three problems at Sardis?
- What was the third of three problems at Sardis?
- What is needed for a church to save itself and be declared faithful?