MORNINGTIME 2563

by Benjamin Munsell on October 18, 2017
MORNINGTIME 2563
 
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; Rev. 2:1. But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, WHICH I ALSO HATE. Rev. 2:6. And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write;  Rev. 2:8. And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; Rev. 2:12. And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; Rev. 2 :18. And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; Rev. 3:1. And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; Rev. 3:7. And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; Rev. 3:14.  This starts off with a Hatred for the Nicolaitans, and it finishes off with the church of the Nicolaitans. Kinda like saving the "best" for last. There are some big names preachers claiming that the warnings to these 7 churches are for certain times, or "Dispensations" during the last 2000 years and that now, we are in the last "dispensation" being called the "Nicolaitan Dispensation". The idea is that the church has been through the first 6, and that now we are in number 7, being  the worst of the lot. Even Christ made note of His Hatred for that bunch. This type of preaching implies that we only need to deal with the sins of the Nicolaitan church, today. Really??? As we look at ALL the sins of ALL 7 churches, isn't it obvious that all the sins of all the churches are very much alive and well on planet earth today? It doesn't seem that ANY of them should be swept under the carpet or given any less importance, especially today. We should be very careful to heed EVERY warning in the Bible, because they are all timeless and meant for our safety and care as we walk through this life, as we get closer to "the end". Don't fall for the false peace and security of, "Don't worry about those things, that was for back then, we're in good shape today" preaching. Satan is pulling out ALL the stops to kill, steal, and destroy all he can  before his time comes to an end. Here my point, DON'T LET YOUR GUARD DOWN FOR ANYTHING, and, Be Blessed.
 
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