Revelation 2:1-7 NIV

To the Church in Ephesus

1 “To the angelaof the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands.

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    • f 2:1 - Or "messenger" ; also in verses 8, 12 and 18
      2 I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false.

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      3 You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary.

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      4 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first.

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      5 Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place.

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      6 But you have this in your favor: You hate the practices of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

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        • 11 2:6 - ver 15
          7 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

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