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Remember these are my own patterns that I drew the patterns for and wrote the tutorials for. I offer these patterns for free for you to make for yourself, as gifts, or even to sell BUT please do NOT claim my patterns as your own or put them on your website. You may put a link to my site on your website. Please be respectful. You would want the same respect for your patterns. Thank you. God bless.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Revelation: Letters to the Seven Churches Part One

Revelation:  Letters to the Seven Churches
Chapter 1
Jesus had John write letters to seven churches in Asia-seven different messages from the mouth of Jesus and John acted as secretary and wrote.
But these letters are not just for those seven church, but the are also for us today.  For at the end of each letter Jesus tells us:  “He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the church...”           There are certain benefits given to those who heed these words. 
These letters are given to “us” just before Jesus reveals what will happen in the very last day--the very end.  We need to listen to what is contained in them and take inventory of our lives as we read them.
V1 “must shortly come to pass”  1722 and 5034 brief space of time i.e. in haste; quickly, shortly, speedily. 
When it happens, it will happen in a short space of time––quickly.

V1 “must shortly come to pass”  1722 and 5034 brief space of time i.e. in haste; quickly, shortly, speedily. 
When it happens, it will happen in a short space of time––quickly.

...signified by His angel...(Webster’s)to show by a sign; to communicate by any conventional token as words, gestures, signals or the like.  to make known; announce.   ...to John:  who bare record of the Word of God and of the testimony of Jesus

V2 John bare record of the Word

V3 Blessing

V4-20 is a cover letter that was included to each of the churches along with the personal letter that the Lord had John write to each.

V4 From Him which is, and which was, and which is to come and from the Seven Spirits which are before His throne; 
...Seven Spirits or seven-fold Spirit Isaiah 11:2
Revelation 3:1 to Sardis
Revelation 4:5  7 lamps               > all refers to the Spirit of God
Revelation 5:6 7 horns, 7 eyes

V5 And from Jesus Christ,
Who is the Faithful Witness, and First begotten of the dead, and The Prince of the kings of the earth.
He: washed us from our sins in His own blood
V6 made us kings and priest unto God and His Father
Kings 935 basileus (bas-il-yooce) meaning king, monarch ie. one who
exercises royal authority and sovereignty
Matthew 28:18-20
Mark 16: 15-18
Acts 1:6-8
Priests 2409 hiereus (hee-er-yooce) a priest, one who performs the
sacred rites:  prayer, communion, sharing the gospel

V7 He comes with clouds––clouds of witness?
V8
V9  John a:
brother 80 deriving from the same Father
companion 4791 in tribulation 2347 co-participant, partake with or in affliction, anguish, trouble
kingdom 932 royalty, rule, dominion–reign that is the exercise of kingly power
patience 5281 endurance, constancy, patient continuance, bearing up under

 10-19  (10) I (John) was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, (11) saying, “I am Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last and, what thou seest write in a book and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.”  (12)And I turned to see the voice that spake with me.  And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; (13) and in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.  (14) His head and His hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and His eyes were as a flame of fire; (15) and His feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and His voice as the sound of many waters.  (16) And He had in His right hand seven stars:  And out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword” and His countenance was as the sunshineth in his strength.  (17) And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead.  And He laid His right hand upon me, saying unto me, “Fear not; I am the first and the last:  (18) I am He that liveth, and was dead, and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and Have the keys of hell and of death.  (19) Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter; (20) the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks.  The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches:  and he seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches. 

First of all we see Jesus explaining the seven stars and the seven candlesticks. The word angels means:  messengers,  heavenly beings or pastors.   The seven candlesticks are the churches.  So it makes sense that the angels are probably pastors of the churches.  And these letters are being written to the pastor of each of these churches to be shared with their congregation.  Secondly, we will be looking specifically at the attributes of Jesus listed in the verses above and how they relate to the different churches, and will only be looking at the highlights of each church because there is so much more to each of these churches.
Revelation chapters 2 through 3
Second of all after each letter, chapter 2 verses 11, 17, 29, chapter 3 verses 6, 13, 22, Jesus ended each of these letters with "He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says unto the churches...".  So then, not only are these letters written to the actual church but to us today and we are to pay attention to what is beings said––the warning, as well as to the praises that in included in each of these.

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Dates Added

I just added dates to the patterns under "Links to my patterns" so you will know where to find the tutorials that go with them. Please find the tutorials under the year, month and day listed next to the pattern listed. Thanks and enjoy! If you have any questions please feel free to write me at the address in my profile.

Remember these are my own patterns that I drew the patterns for and wrote the tutorials for. I offer these patterns for free for you to make for yourself, as gifts, or even to sell BUT please do NOT claim my patterns as your own or put them on your website. You may put a link to my site on your website. Please be respectful. You would want the same respect for your patterns. Thank you. God bless.

Pre-Op for Sweaters and Shrugs

This "Pre-Op for Sweaters and Shrugs" is to help you with sizing. There is a place for arm length, body length, wrist size---every thing you need to keep track of to make my sweaters and shrugs. The download button is on the right. You can copy off as many as you need sweaters and shrugs for. If you have any questions about this please let me know and I will try to help.