Sunday, October 12, 2008


1. What did Jesus mean when He told SARDIS, "You have a name that you are alive, but you are dead"? (v.1)
  • a. They had an appearance of Godliness
  • b. They were denying the power of the Holy Spirit
  • c. They were NOT teaching their congregation that they must "be born again"
  • d. All of the above
2. What best describes what Sardis needed the most? (v.3)
  • a. More good works
  • b. New leadership
  • c. A spiritual awakening
  • d. More church services
3. Which statement is NOT true concerning the Book of Life? (v.5)
  • a. It contains the names of all born again believers
  • b. It will be used in the judgment of the condemned
  • c. It contains an allotment of space which can be blotted out
  • d. It contains the names of the unredeemed
4. Complete this statement to PHILADELPHIA: "See, I have set before you an ___________________, and no one can ____________________" (v.8) What might best explain what Jesus was alluding to?
  • a. They would acquire a new building to meet in
  • b. Their membership would flourish
  • c. They would increase their weekly meetings
  • d. They would encounter new opportunities to proclaim the Word, and spread the Gospel
5. True or False. When Jesus told the Philadelphians, "I will make them come and worship before your feet,” He meant that the Philadelphians would be there in the presence of Jesus when the unbelievers are forced to kneel at the feet of Jesus in the presence of His Church. (v.9)

6. True or False. The church at Philadelphia could be representative of the body of believers who will be delivered from the Tribulation. (v.10)

7. True or False: LAODICEA had departed from the true doctrine of Christ. (v.14)

8. Why is it that Jesus would have preferred that the Laodiceans be either "hot or cold,” and not merely "lukewarm”? (v.15)
  • a. If they were "hot,” it would have signified a heart that burned for Christ
  • b. If they were "cold" it might have stirred a need to know Christ
  • c. "Lukewarm" is comfortable and stirs no need to change
  • d. All of the above.
9. What might explain what Jesus meant when He said, "I will spew you out of My mouth"? (v.15)
  • a. The Laodiceans would lose their salvation
  • b. The Laodiceans would forfeit the opportunity to be saved
  • c. The Laodiceans would be "cut off" from fellowship with the Church
  • d. None of the above
10. True or False. The great stumbling for the Laodiceans was their poverty. (v.17)

11. Complete this statement: “As many as I __________, I ______________ and ____________________.” (v.19) True or False. Therefore, we know that the Laodiceans were NOT true believers.

12. Which of the following is NOT true about this statement Jesus makes to the Laodiceans: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock”? (v.19)
  • a. He continues to pursue them
  • b. Though crowded out of their hearts, He remains at their hearts
  • c. Though they were prodigal, He yearns for fellowship with them still
  • d. He wanted access in order to rebuke them

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