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exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches

More, Henry

exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches

together with a brief discourse of idolatry; with application to the Church of Rome.

by More, Henry

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Published by Printed by J. Flesher in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic church -- Controversial literature -- Protestant authors -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Bible. N.T. Revelation I-III -- Commentaries.,
  • Idols and images -- Worship.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAn antidote against idolatry.
    StatementBy Henry More.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2825.A2 M65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. l., 184 p., 8 l., 140 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6406471M
    LC Control Number40023187
    OCLC/WorldCa5509291


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EARLY HISTORY OF RELIGION. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early Author: Henry More. By Mark Burden.

If we believe the author’s own account, the composition of An Exposition of the Seven Epistles to the Seven Churches () came as something of a personal surprise to Henry during the printing process, he exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches book anxious about the text’s likely reception: a new ‘prophetic’ exegesis of Revelation chapters was likely to be seen by many as unnecessary at.

An exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches; together with a brief discourse of idolatry; with application to the Church of Rome. Genre/Form: Commentaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blunt, Henry, Practical exposition of the epistles to the seven churches of Asia.

A practical exposition of the epistles to the seven Churches of Asia Item PreviewPages: The seven letters at the beginning of the book of Revelation provide both encouragement and critique for the Church. Theologian and priest Richard Chenevix Trench presents valuable exposition on just these letters, giving focus and careful attention to these epistles and what they mean.

Trench’s readable yet scholarly interpretation will be of great value to students and general readers alike. Ask any Bible student how many epistles (letters) are in the New Testament. He will probably answer 13 authored by Paul, plus Hebrews, which appears anonymous; 2 and the seven "general epistles" by Peter, James, John, and Jude.

We usually overlook the seven most important letters: the seven authored by Jesus personally. For many reasons. Full text of "The messages to the seven churches of Asia Minor: an exposition of the first three chapters of the book of the Revelation" See other formats.

The Seven Churches of Revelation, also known exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches book the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse and the Seven Churches of Asia, are seven major churches of Early Christianity, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation.

All of them are located in the Asia Minor, present-day Turkey. 3 Seven messages. 4 Angels of the churches. 7 Further reading. So, although there may be some truth to the seven churches representing seven eras, there is far too much speculation in this regard.

Our focus should be on what message God is giving us through the seven churches. The seven churches are (1) Ephesus (Revelation ) - the church that had forsaken its first love (). Excerpt from A Practical Exposition of the Epistles to the Seven Churches of Asia To those into whose hands his work may fall; and he would in all humility rest this expecta tion upon the promise so clearly conveyed in Rev.

3, Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, earnestly desiring prayers of his readers that : Henry Blunt. An exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches together with a brief discourse of idolatry, with application to the Church of Rome / by Henry More Author: More, Henry, University of O xford T ext Exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches book rchive.

The letters to the seven churches—and the seven Church eras they represent—contain important lessons. If we heed these lessons, we will gain a reward from Jesus Christ. John advised all seven churches: "He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches" (Revelation ).

Do we understand how the lessons apply to each. The Seven Churches Of Asia: An Exposition Of The Epistles Of Christ To The Seven Churches Of Asia Minor (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Seven Churches Of Asia: An Exposition Of The Epistles Of Christ To The Seven Churches Of Asia Minor.

Author. Wills, Samuel. Publisher. Wentworth Press. exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches book Publication Date.

A number of expositors down through history have held that the seven churches represent seven sequential stages of church history. 1 While we do not favor this view, it is instructive to understand the arguments for and against such a view since it will frequently be encountered by students of the book of Revelation.

The view is known as the historical-prophetical view. communicating the contents of the Book of Revelation is becoming increasingly obvious. Although separated by nearly years, there are remarkable similarities between churches today and the seven churches spoken of in chapters two and three. Certainly the persecution experienced by the congregation of Smyrna and Pergamum, the sexual File Size: 4MB.

Revelation After this I looked After John had seen the vision of Christ, in the midst of the golden candlesticks, with seven stars in his right hand; after he was bid to write what he had seen, and what were, and should be hereafter; and after he had by order written the seven epistles to the seven churches, he looked about him to see what else he could, having his desires and.

The mystery of the seven stars, and the seven golden candlesticks: see RevelationThe seven stars are the angels of the seven churches; that is, they signify the angels of the seven churches. By angels he means God’s messengers and ambassadors to the seven churches, called angels, both in respect of their office, being the ambassadors of Christ, 2 Corinthiansand of that.

EXCURSUS. ON THE HISTORICO-PROPHETICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE EPISTLES TO THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA. IT is, doubtless, familiar to as many as have at all gone into the history of the exposition of these seven Epistles, that a large body of interpreters, several of these distinguished for their piety and their learning, have not been content to take them merely for what.

INTRODUCTION TO Revelation 4. This chapter contains an account of the second vision John saw, as preparatory to the sealed book, and the opening of it, as the. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Revelation that listen attentively to the reading and exposition of this book, and have ears to hear, so as to understand the prophecies especially in the epistles to the seven churches; or the sense is, happy are those persons that observe, and take notice of what is written herein, and meditate.

The Book is addressed to the "seven churches which are in Asia." By Asia is not meant the great Continent of Asia, or even the whole of Asia Minor, but only its western end. Neither were the seven churches named the only churches in that district, for there were at least three other churches: Colosse, Col.

; Hierapolis, Col. ; and. THE SEVEN CHURCHES. Before we begin an exposition of each verse in these chapters, a brief overview of The Seven Churches of Revelation is in order to set the stage and prepare a foundation by which we may grasp the meaning of Christ's messages to the Churches.

After the exordium, and the seven epistles to the seven Churches of Asia Minor, to whose angels or bishops the book seems to be dedicated, (Revelation ), the scene of the visions is opened in heaven, full of majesty; and John receives a promise of a revelation relative to the future state of the Church, Revelation The seven epistles of Christ are therefore of as universal application as the epistles of Paul to the seven churches of Rome, Corinth, Galatia, Ephesus, Philippi, Colosse, and Thessalonica.

All agree that these are universal in their ap­plication, and are still up to date, even though they were addressed to local churches of the first century. Created Date: 10/8/ PM. By Mark Burden. If we believe the author’s own account, the composition of An Exposition of the Seven Epistles to the Seven Churches () came as something of a personal surprise to Henry during the printing process, he remained anxious about the text’s likely reception: a new ‘prophetic’ exegesis of Revelation chapters was likely to be seen by many as unnecessary at.

Understanding the Book of Revelation 15 Understanding the Seven Churches of Revelation 10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's Day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, as of a trumpet, 11 saying, "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last," and, "What you see, write in a book and s end.

It is disputed whether the “book” which St. John is to write, and having written, to send to the seven Churches, is this whole Book of the Apocalypse, or only the seven shorter Epistles contained in chapters ii. and iii. Hengstenberg affirms the last; but against the great body of interpreters, and, as I am persuaded, wrongly.

The church of Ephesus was the first of the seven churches mentioned in Revelation (; ). It needed a warning from God. CITY OF EPHESUS. It was the chief city of the Roman province of Asia Minor (western Turkey). Ephesus was the fourth major city in the Roman Empire (behind Rome, Alexandria, and Antioch), with a population of aboutThe seven churches are presented as a sort of "decentralized" menora, that is, seven lamps instead of a single seven-branched lampstand.

This suggests that we are supposed to take the Church as a new Israel, one whose worship is centred in heaven (on the true Zion) instead of the old one centred on earth (Paul says as much in Galatians 4).

Revelation 1 discusses how Christ is the Almighty God and the heart of the book of tion 2 introduces us to seven letters. These letters were written to seven Christian churches that sprang up throughout Asia Minor, which is present-day Turkey.

Like a dotard; foolish and weak. Henry More, An exposition of the seven epistles to the seven churches together with a brief discourse of idolatry, with application to the Church of Rome: To direct our Adoration toward a supernatural and unimitable Transplendency of the Divine Presence, or to any visible corporeall nature that is hypostatically.

*The seven parable suggestions, seven church suggestions and seven epistles above are from The Book of Revelation, supplemental notes p Koinonia House Inc., The letters to the seven churches have a fourfold application: They are for each of the seven churches that existed in.

The short letters in Revelation chapters two and three are addressed to these specific seven churches: Ephesus: The church that had abandoned its first love for Christ (Revelation ).; Smyrna: The church that would face severe persecution (Revelation ). Pergamum: The church that needed to repent of sin (Revelation ).

Thyatira: The church whose false prophetess was leading people. The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians, (or simply Colossians), is the twelfth book of the New was written, according to the text, by Paul the Apostle and Timothy to the Church in Colossae, a small Phrygian city near Laodicea and approximately miles ( km) from Ephesus in Asia Minor.

Scholars have increasingly questioned Paul's authorship and attributed the letter to an. The Book of Revelation the Culmination of Prophecy Someone has written an exposition of the book of Revelation in two parts and entitled his volumes The Crown Jewel of Prophecy.

This is an appropriate title. The first volume deals with the prophecies found in the Old Testament. The final volume deals exclusively with the book of Size: 1MB. of this epistle to the seven churches in Asia; John to the seven churches in Asia: and it beginneth as the epistles ordinarily begin, Grace be unto you, and peace.

Where we have, 1. The thing wished, grace and peace. The persons to whom, the seven churches. The persons from whom, the. What the Spirit Saith Unto the Churches: An Exposition of the First Three Chapters of the Apocalypse, in the Form of Seven Lectures on the Epistles to the Seven Asiatic Churches, Contained in Rev.

II.-III: Joseph Bland: Books - or: Joseph Bland. An Exposition of the Seven Epistles to the Seven Churches; Together with a Brief Discourse of Idolatry, with application to the Church of Rome.

The title of the latter in the volume itself is An Antidote against Idolatry, and it elicited from More in reply to attacks A brief Reply to a late Answer to Dr. Henry More his antidote against. ‘Serving the Lord’ (Acts ). With pdf exception of the statement of our Lord Himself, ‘Ye cannot serve God and Mammon’ douleuo is used exclusively by the apostle for service unto the Lord.

There are six occurrences in his epistles which, together with Actsmake seven in all.2] The matching OCR text file of download pdf specific book 3] A screenshot jpg of the source of these files (documentation) along with possible Word doc's may also be included within this file. Please keep in mind, when constructing a workable module master document, you can often go to Google Books and find a better text file that you can cut/paste.the seven stars ebook the angels of the seven churches; that is, the seven stars ebook John saw in Christ's right hand, represent the angels, or pastors of the seven churches of Asia, and in them all the pastors and ministers of the churches in all the periods of time until Christ's second coming.