Revelation Lesson 4

The Church at Ephesus

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.
* You might want to print this page.


Revelation 2:1 "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;"

1. Jesus identifies himself as the one who holds the seven stars in his   hand and as the one who   in the midst of the seven golden  .

to question 1.

Revelation 2:2 "I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:"

2. Does Jesus know their works?  

to question 2.

Fill in the blanks:

"I know thy works, and thy  , and thy  , and how thou canst  bear them which are evil: and thou hast   them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: And hast  , and hast  , and for my name’s sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted." Revelation 2:2-3

to question 2.

Revelation 2:4 "Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love."

3. Does Jesus have anything against this church?  

to question 3.

Revelation 2:4 "Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love."

4. The problem with this church was  .

(Choose one of the following)

A. They did not have any patience.
B. They compromised.
C. They left their first love.

to question 4.

Revelation 2:5 "Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent."

5. This church was to  , and do the   works.

to question 5.

Revelation 2:5

They would loose their witness.

6. Jesus will remove their  out of his place, except they repent.

to question 6.

Revelation 2:6 "But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate."

7. Did this church approve of the deeds of the Nicolaitans?

to question 7.

Revelation 2:7 This statement means  

8. "He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches;"

(Choose one of the following)

A. This letter is only for the members of that church.
B. This letter is for anyone who will hear.

to question 8.

Revelation 2:7 "He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God."

9. Who will get to eat of the tree of life?  

to question 9.

10. Do we have any churches today that have left their first love ("lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God" 2 Timothy 3:4)?  

to question 10.


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