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OUTLINE OF SECTION 1 OF THE REVELATION.

A part of Division I, The Conflict on Earth.

Section 1, Chapters 1 - 3, Christ in the Midst of the Seven Golden Lamp Stands.

    A. Chapter 1, Verses 1 - 3, Introduction.

      The six links in the chain of communication of the Revelation.

      The Revelation reveals things which must shortly come to pass.

    B. Chapter 1, Verses 4 - 6, Salutation and Adoration.

      The Revelation is addressed to the seven churches of Asia.

      The Revelation is from all three personalities of the Godhead.

      The glory and dominion is to go to Jesus Christ in behalf of the Godhead.

    C. Chapter 1. Verse 7, Announcement of Christ's Second Coming.

      All mankind will be aware of Christ's second coming.

    D. Chapter 1, Verse 8, Christ's Self-Designation.

      Jesus Christ is one with the Lord God.

    E. Chapter 1, Verses 9 - 11, John's Commission to Write.

      John received the visions while he was on the island of Patmos.

      John received the visions while in the Spirit on the Lord's day.

      John told to write in a book and send it to seven specific churches.

    F. Chapter 1, Verses 12 - 16, The Vision of the Glorious Christ.

      John describes the vision of the Christ who walks amid the lamp stands.

    G. Chapter 1, Verses 17 - 29, Effect of the Vision on John, and Christ's Comfort and Instruction to John.

      John is told to write of things seen, things which are, and things which shall take place after these things.

      The "Seven Stars" are identified as the angels of the seven churches. The "Seven Lamp Stands" are identified as the seven churches of Asia.

    H. Chapter 2. Verses 1 - 7, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Ephesus.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in the vision of chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Ephesus.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Ephesus.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Ephesus.

    I. Chapter 2, Verses 8 - 11, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Smyrna.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in the vision of chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Smyrna.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Smyrna.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Smyrna.

    J. Chapter 2, Verses 12 - 17, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Pergamum.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in the vision of chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Pergamum.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Pergamum.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Pergamum.

    K. Chapter 2, Verses 18 - 29, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Thyatira.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in the vision of chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Thyatira.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Thyatira.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Thyatira.

    L. Chapter 3, Verses 1 - 6, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Sardis.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in the vision of chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Sardis.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Sardis.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Sardis.

    M. Chapter 3. Verses 7 - 13, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Philadelphia.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Philadelphia.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Philadelphia.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Philadelphia.

    N. Chapter 3, Verses 14 - 22, The Letter to the Angel of the Church in Laodicea.

      The sender of the letter is identified as Christ by certain of His attributes given in chapter one.

      Christ's Report of His examination of the Church in Laodicea.

      Christ's specific appeal to the Church in Laodicea.

      Christ's promise to the Church in Laodicea.

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