Church of Little Power and Great Open Door
1. The City (3:7a)
2. The Correspondent, Jesus Christ, the One that is Holy and True (3:7b)
3. The Church (3:8-13
- Faithful with Opportunities given to them
- Spiritual Capacity
- Faithfulness to Scripture
- Committed to Christ
- Great Tribulation
- Return of the Lord
4. The Rewards (3:12)
- Prominent pillar in the Temple of God
- Permanent place
- Three Special Names
How can we demonstrate faithfulness to the Gospel?
- Be persistent in the work of the gospel (3:8).
- Be true to the name of Jesus (3:8).
- Be energized by the prospects for evangelism and missions (3:8).
- Be encouraged by the hope of vindication (3:9).
How can we live by the promises of God?
- Jesus will protect us according to His plans (3:10).
- Jesus will come soon, so stay strong (3:11).
- Jesus will honor us by giving us a home and His name (3:12–13).