1"To the angel of the church in 1Sardiswrite :He who has2the sevenSpirits of God and 3the sevenstars, saysthis : '4I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, abut you are 5dead.2'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die ; for I have not found your deedscompleted in the sight of My God.3'So6rememberbwhat you have received and heard ; and keep it, and 7repent. Thereforeif you do not wake up, 8I will come9like a thief, and you will not know at 10whathour I will come to you.4'But you have a fewc11people in 12Sardiswho have not 13soiled their garments ; and they will walk with Me 14in white, for they are worthy.5'15He who overcomes will thus be clothed in 16whitegarments ; and I will not 17erase his name from the book of life, and 18I will confess his namebefore My Father and before His angels.6'19He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches.'
7"And to the angel of the church in 20Philadelphiawrite :21He who is holy, 22who is true, who has23the key of David, who opens and noone will shut, and who shuts and nooneopens, saysthis :8'24I know your ddeeds. Behold, I have putbefore you 25an opendoorwhichnoonecanshut, because you have a littlepower, and have kept My word, and 26have not denied My name.9'Behold, I ewill cause those of 27the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie -I will make them 28come and bowdownfat your feet, and make them know that 29I have loved you.10'Because you have 30kept the word of 31My gperseverance, 32I also will keep you from the hour of h33testing, that hour which is about to come upon the wholei34world, to jtest35those who dwell on the earth.11'36I am comingquickly ; 37holdfastwhat you have, so that noone will take your 38crown.12'39He who overcomes, I will make him a 40pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore ; and I will write on him the 41name of My God, and 42the name of the city of My God, 43the newJerusalem, which comesdown out of heaven from My God, and My 44newname.13'45He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches.'
14"To the angel of the church in 46Laodiceawrite :47The Amen, 48the faithful and trueWitness, 49the kBeginning of the creation of God, saysthis :15'50I know your deeds, that you are neithercoldnorhot ; 51I wish that you were coldorhot.16'Sobecause you are lukewarm, and neitherhotnorcold, I willlspit you out of My mouth.17'Because you say, "52I amrich, and have becomewealthy, and haveneed of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,18I advise you to 53buy from Me 54goldrefined by fireso that you may becomerich, and 55whitegarmentsso that you may clothe yourself, and that 56the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed ; and eyesalve to anoint your eyesso that you may see.19'57Thosewhom I love, I reprove and discipline ; therefore be zealous and 58repent.20'Behold, I stand59at the door and 60knock ; ifanyonehears My voice and opens the door, 61I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.21'62He who overcomes, I will grant to him 63to sitdown with Me on My throne, as 64I alsoovercame and satdown with My Father on His throne.22'65He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches.' "