|Revelation 2||Cross References|
I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
1 John 4:1
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
|remember the former days||Revelation
Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;
|tree of life||Revelation
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
|the first and the last||Revelation
And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive
I the LORD, the first, and with the last; I am he.
Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.
Hearken unto me, O Jacob and Israel, my called; I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.
And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich)
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
|the real Jews||Revelation
and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
|ye shall have tribulation ten days||Revelation
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king’s meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants.
|the doctrine of Balaam||Revelation
But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.
And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth out of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.
|the sword of his mouth||Revelation
Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna,
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
I am that bread of life.
Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die.
I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
|a white stone||Revelation
and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:
Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
|the Son of God, who has eyes like fire||Revelation
And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass;
and his eyes were as a flame of fire
His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.
And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
1 Kings 21:25
But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
2 Corinthians 11:2-3
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes,
and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
|I the Lord try the reins and search the hearts||Revelation 2:23
and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.
And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.
|power over the nations||Revelation
And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:
Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
|rod of iron||Revelation 2:27
And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.
|the morning star||Revelation
And I will give him the morning star.
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
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