The Churches of Philadelphia and LaodiceaSeries: New Testament Churches
Part 1: Philadelphia
Bible Reference: Revelation 3:7-13
What did it mean for the church in Philadelphia to be commended for having a little power?
What are some real and present dangers that small churches might fall into?
Give two or three ways today that a church that is small in number might still show that it is powerful in faith?
Why is it an encouragement for us to know that Jesus is at work in the world?
How could a synagogue become known as a synagogue of Satan?
What is the blessing of having a Lord that can open where no one can shut and can shut so that no one opens?
Part 2: Laodicea
Bible Reference: Revelation 3:14-22
To whom is verse 3:14 referring to when it says; “‘The words of the Amen”? What does the word “Amen” mean?
Can we find any words of encouragement to the church of Laodicea in Revelations 3:14-22?
What are some dangers of lukewarmness and can it be cured?
What does the “lukewarm” description say to you? In your own words...
How did the culture of Laodicea perhaps influence the congregation there?