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Laodicea Disclosure 3:14-22 NOTE: As a result of our awesome thankfulness for these photos, all references are hyperlinked to the first locales with the goal that you can see extra material! "Laodicea lies at a noteworthy intersection in the valleys
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Laodicea Revelation 3:14-22 Seven Churches of Asia

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“Laodicea lies at a noteworthy intersection in the valleys of Asia Minor. The city was arranged on a slope sitting above prolific valleys and great mountains. In Roman times, the city was a vital community for organization and trade. Court cases from the area were heard at Laodicea and stores were set in the city\'s banks for protection. Albeit harmed by seismic tremors amid the rule of Augustus (27 B.C.- A.D.14) and again in A.D. 60, the city continued revamping and prospering.”

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“Laodicea was an inside for the local material industry. The sheep that brushed in the close-by valleys created a dark fleece that was particularly delicate. The fleece was purchased and sold in the city\'s markets.”

Slide 5 Laodicea had its own particular theater, (above). The city likewise had a stadium, gym, and so on. Gladiatorial recreations were held in the stadium.

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“For I bear him record, that he hath an incredible energy for you, and them that are in Laodicea , and them in Hierapolis ” (Col. 4:13) “Across the valley from Laodicea was the city of Hieropolis, which was situated over the expansive white mineral stores at the focal point of the photograph. Since Hieropolis is vastly improved protected than Laodicea, a voyage through its roads and structures can help to show something of urban life in this area” (

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graciousness of Laodicea Hierapolis Colossae

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Hierapolis, hot H2O; Colossae, frosty; in the center Laodicean. . .tepid H2O “Across the valley from Laodicea is a tremendous hot spring. The white mineral stores from the spring are noticeable for miles over the valley. The town of Hieropolis was manufactured close to this spring.”

Slide 9 HIEROPOLIS - fundamental road lined by a monstrous corridor. Laodicea would have looked practically identical!

Slide 10 “The asphalt on the primary road of Hieropolis demonstrates the trenches left by wheeled vehicles that passed thusly in ancient times. The lanes of Laodicea would likewise have been loaded with activity going along the fundamental courses of business in focal Asia Minor.”

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discourse The Church at Laodicea Salutation (3:14) The Amen the word “Amen” was made an interpretation of from the Hebrew into the Greek and after that into numerous different dialects and is close to an all inclusive word. It implies “firm,” “surely,” and so forth dissimilar to the Laodiceans Jesus was in finished concurrence with the Father The Faithful & True Witness The Creation\'s Beginning of God (cf. Col. 1:16)

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analysis The Church at Laodicea Divine Protest (3:15-17) knew lives up to expectations. . . works figure out whether one is cool, hot, tepid hot would be the favored why might Jesus wish they would be icy more than tepid? maybe on the grounds that it is harder to motivate one to atone who sees himself “in need of nothing” (v. 17) more seek after one who is cool and mindful of his actual remaining with God; no incorrect conviction that all is well with the world

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editorial Protest and the Picture of Christ (v. 16) a photo of a wiped out man overcome with queasiness going to regurgitation a photo of revulsion for sin Similar: “And the Lord was sad that he had made man on the earth, and He was lamented in His heart” (Gen. 6:6)

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analysis Do We Have The Spiritual Vision To See Ourselves As Christ Sees Us? the tepid Christian: doesn’t consider himself to be God does is oblivious in regards to his apathy can\'t see his mistake is excessively sluggish, making it impossible to test himself (2 Cor. 13:5) doesn’t realize that he is the reason others pardon themselves for not coming to venerate, for not complying, and so on

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critique The Church at Laodicea was most likely wealthier than alternate houses of worship and took trust in themselves, their general public, and so on. Jesus looking down from paradise considered them to be: pathetic (harrowed) hopeless (to be felt sorry for) poor (lessened to asking, desperate of riches, impact, honor) blind (rationally) exposed (sick clad, not secured, similar to grain stripped from a plant)

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discourse The Church at Laodicea Divine Prescription (3:18, 19) purchase from Christ gold refined in flame (“buy” cf. Is. 55:1; Prov. 23:23; Matt. 13:44) to procure gold from paradise, one must be “poor” in soul (Matt. 5:3; Jas. 2:5; 1 Tim. 6:18; Rev. 2:9) white pieces of clothing to be dressed (cf. 19:8) anoint their eyes to see

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analysis Gk. metanoeo “to change one’s personality for better. . .” (Strong’s #3340) Gk. zeloo “to copy with zeal” (Strong’s #2206) The Church at Laodicea Be enthusiastic and atone (3:19)

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editorial The Love/Chasten Connection (3:19) conclusions of men say reprimand/control conflicts with and is in opposition to “love.” Jesus bound the two together Hebrews 12:5-10 “Do not remedy a scoffer, keeping in mind that he despise you, censure a savvy man and he will love you” (Prov. 9:8)

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discourse The Church at Laodicea Divine Invitation (3:20-22) Jesus at the entryway not kicking, not running at it. . .essentially thumping outside—outside of cooperation. . .holding up and needing somebody to open (Jn. 14:21-24) where were the Laodiceans? Were they tuning in. . .maintaining a strategic distance from. . .disregarding? God obliges them to do something: hear & open a photo of criticalness (Lk. 12:35, 36)

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critique The Church at Laodicea Divine Invitation (3:20-22) a guarantee to administer with Christ more positive evidence that Christ now rules (Eph. 1:20-22), premillennialists need to stay out of Revelation!

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