1"To the angel of the church in 1Ephesuswrite :The One who holds2the sevenstars in His righthand, the One who walksa3among the sevengoldenlampstands, saysthis :2'4I know your deeds and your toil and bperseverance, and that you cannottolerateevilmen, and you 5put to the testthose who callthemselves6apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false ;3and you havecperseverance and have endured7for My name'ssake, and have not grownweary.4'But I have this against you, that you have 8left your firstlove.5'Thereforeremember from where you have fallen, and 9repent and 10do the ddeeds you did at first ; orelse I am coming to you and will remove your 11lampstand out of its place-unless you repent.6'Yetthis you do have, that you hate the deeds of the 12Nicolaitans, which I alsohate.7'13He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 14To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of 15the tree of lifewhich is in the 16Paradise of God.'
8"And to the angel of the church in 17Smyrnawrite :18The first and the last, whoe19was dead, and has come to life, saysthis :9'I know your 20tribulation and your 21poverty (but you are 22rich ), and the blasphemy by those who 23say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of 24Satan.10'Do not fearwhat you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be 25tested, and you will havetribulation26for tendays. fBe 27faithfuluntildeath, and I will give you 28the crown of life.11'29He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 30He who overcomes will not be hurt by the 31seconddeath.'
12"And to the angel of the church in 32Pergamumwrite :The One who has33the sharptwo-edgedswordsaysthis :13'I knowwhere you dwell, where34Satan'sthrone is; and you holdfast My name, and did not deny35My faitheven in the days of Antipas, My 36witness, My 37faithfulone, who was killedamong you, 38whereSatandwells.14'But 39I have a fewthingsagainst you, because you havethere some who hold the 40teaching of Balaam, who kept teachingBalak to put a stumblingblockbefore the sons of Israel, 41to eatthingssacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.15'So you alsohave some who in the samewayhold the teaching of the 42Nicolaitans.16'Therefore43repent ; orelse44I am coming to you quickly, and I will makewaragainst them with 45the sword of My mouth.17'46He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 47To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden48manna, and I will give him a whitestone, and a 49newnamewritten on the stone50whichnooneknows but he who receives it.'
18"And to the angel of the church in 51Thyatirawrite :52The Son of God, 53who hasgeyeslike a flame of fire, and His feet are likeburnishedbronze, saysthis :19'54I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and hperseverance, and that your ideeds of late are greater than jat first.20'But 55I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman56Jezebel, who callsherself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servantsastray so that they 57commit acts of immorality and eatthingssacrificed to idols.21'58I gave her time to repent, and she 59does not want to repent of her immorality.22'Behold, I will throw her kon a bed of sickness, and those who 60commitadultery with her into greattribulation, unless they repent of lher deeds.23'And I will kill her children with mpestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who 61searches the nminds and hearts ; and 62I will give to eachone of you according to your deeds.24'But I say to you, the rest who are in 63Thyatira, who do not holdthisteaching, who have not known the 64deepthings of Satan, as they call them-I 65placenootherburden on you.25'Nevertheless66what you have, holdfast67until I come.26'68He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds69until the end, 70TO HIM I WILL GIVEAUTHORITYOVER THE oNATIONS ;27AND HE SHALL p71RULE THEM WITH A ROD OF IRON, 72AS THE VESSELS OF THE POTTER ARE BROKEN TO PIECES, as I also have received authority from My Father ;28and I will give him 73the morningstar.29'74He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches.'