Revelation 3:1-6 NIV

To the Church in Sardis

1 "To the angela of the church in Sardis1 write: These are the words of him who holds the seven spiritsb2 of God and the seven stars.3 I know your deeds;4 you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.5

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    • a 3:1 - Or "messenger"; also in verses 7 and 14
    • b 3:1 - Or "the sevenfold Spirit"
      2 Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your deeds complete in the sight of my God.
      3 Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; obey it, and repent.6 But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief,7 and you will not know at what time8 I will come to you.

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      4 Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes.9 They will walk with me, dressed in white,10 for they are worthy.

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      5 He who overcomes11 will, like them, be dressed in white.12 I will never blot out his name from the book of life,13 but will acknowledge his name before my Father14 and his angels.

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          6 He who has an ear, let him hear15 what the Spirit says to the churches.

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