Revelation Lesson 3

Introduction To the Seven Churches

Beginners course on Revelation.

Purpose: To acquaint you with the book and to help you to see the events as they happen in Revelation.


*  The questions in this study are based on the King James Version of the Bible.
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Revelation 1:7 "Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen."

1. Jesus is the one who will come with , and every shall see him, and those who him: and all the people shall because of him.

to question 1.

Revelation 1:8 "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty."

2. Jesus is the and the and the , the Almighty.

to question 2.

Revelation 1:9 “I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.”

3. Where was John at the time of this revelation?

to question 3.

Revelation 1:10 “I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,”

4. John was in the on the day.

to question 4.

Revelation 1:11 "Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea."

5. Jesus told John to write what he saw and send it to seven churches in  .

to question 5.

6. Type the names of the seven churches in the blanks below: Revelation 1:11

A.   B.   C.   D.

E.   F.   G.

to question 6.

Revelation 1:12-13 "And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;
13 And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle."

7. John saw seven golden .

to question 7.

8. Jesus is the one standing in the midst of the seven golden .

to question 8.

9. Jesus is described as one like unto the of man, clothed with a down to the foot, girt about the paps with a golden .

to question 9.

Revelation 1:14 "His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;"

10. "His and his hairs were like wool, as white as : and his were as a flame of ;"

to question 10.

Revelation 1:15 "And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters."

11. "His feet like unto fine , as if they burned in a furnace;"

to question 11.

12. "His voice as the sound of many ." Revelation 1:15

to question 12.

Revelation 1:16 "And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength."

13. Jesus had in his right hand seven .

to question 13.

14. "His countenance was as the shineth in his strength."

to question 14

15. Out of the mouth of Jesus went a sharp twoedged .

to question 15.

Hebrews 4:12 "For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”

16. A twoedged sword is symbolic of the word of , which is the .

to question 16.

Revelation 1:17-18 “17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: 18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.”

17. The above description is explained in Revelation 1:18 as Jesus is the and the : he that , and was , and is for evermore.

to question 17.

Revelation 1:20 "The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches." 18. The seven stars are the of the seven .

to question 18.

19. Jesus stood in the midst of seven golden candlesticks which are the seven .

to question 19.


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