God equips and enables His church by His power to keep His Word, not deny His name and to patiently endure.
The Lord’s warning to the churches rebukes first, the tolerance of such who teach and seduce His servants and second, the spiritually dead church.
In the midst of persecution in a pagan culture, the church of Christ will stand firm and uphold the testimony of the Lord.
The Spirit of the Lord speaks to the churches for doctrine, reproof, correction and instruction in righteousness.
It is a privilege to worship God in thanksgiving by being involved in bringing the gospel to the nations.