Under the opening authority of Christ, history unfurls toward the fulfillment of God's Plan.
The ascended Christ executes the will of God for all history
In this second vision of the book, John sees the heavenly administration of God on the throne
We must overcome to escape indifference through a new willingness to pay a price.
Revelation 3:7-13 We must overcome to keep what the Lord has given us.
Revelation 3:1-6 We must overcome spiritual death through the Life-Giving Spirit.
We must overcome heresy through Christ's burning judgment (2:18-28)
We must overcome the comfort of the world through Christ's dividing word (2:12-17)
We must overcome fear of persecution through Christ's resurrection (Rev. 2:8-11)
It is critical to overcome distraction and return to Christ as our first love. (Rev. 2:1-7)