In Thyatira

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Rev ch2:v18-29
Rev 2:18 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;
Rev 2:19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
Rev 2:20 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.
Rev 2:21 And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
Rev 2:22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
Rev 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.
Rev 2:24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.
Rev 2:25 But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.
Rev 2:26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:
Rev 2:27 And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.
Rev 2:28 And I will give him the morning star.
Rev 2:29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. (KJV)

Jesus introduces his eyes as like “flames of fire” that the eye is his gaze is not in view rather His “seven eyes” are the seven fiery bowls before the throne – the holy spirit seeing all: and His feet like fine brass, representing the spiritual walk of Christ through the seven churches; (The angel walks merely one cycle whereas Christ walks everywhere as every static subgroup possible (for every choice of unity) in every C7 group over every isomorphic octal. Jesus has been with every believer.

The angel is commended by Christ for his efforts to keep himself busy. In wishing to continually better himself he does well, and it would appear that the majority of the angel’s good works occur at this point in the cycle.

All the same the angel is rebuked for tolerating a church or spirit referenced as “Jezebel” – a clear allusion to the chief prophetess of baalim and of the groves in ancient Israel; with which we associate the celebration of midwinter with the Christmas tree. Such acceptance of Christmas is referred to here as church teaching, and a worship of idols (the trees etc.) with a different gospel (a different Christ – Tammuz, Horus?) Also it appears the church would meet for a Christmas meal – so also eating things in the name of different Lord; another Jesus. In effect the Easter (Ishtar) cycle of the equinoxes is worshipped rather than Jesus.

Jesus states he had given space for that wider church to repent of its worship of a false Christ; (Nearly two thousand years’ worth of space) The letter thus states that the church was far more patiently and charitably treated by Christ than as by the angel himself whom is merely tolerant rather than truly expectant of religious zeal. The result is? The church is already under judgement for its worship of solar deities dressed up in Christian garb.

The false apostles and false teachers (her children) that teach men to worship the solar deity in the name of Jesus will be put to death – ejected from the saved body of Christ and under the curse of God under condemnation of the law of grace rather than of the letter – they are already “dead” and outside of Christ.

Jesus will search those in all “churches” as to whom worships Tammuz and whom Christ: Clearly tares that “just love the season” in the churches rather than those whom truly value God will be clearly and fairly rooted out.

It is not for the angel to judge any of those in the churches; therefore the angel is called to repent: and that means to not tolerate the false system of Jezebel. That in fact means putting it all away and/or leaving this fellowship for a stricter one. (Which is not the case: the angel is not yet convicted to leave: merely to not be just tolerant but to have true zeal – and let Jesus judge.)

Now there is a no extra burden placed on the angel at this point; as to be on guard against those whom practice the dialectic (satan’s method of seduction as “they” speak) in the church; neither is any extra burden at that point placed upon those that also avoid all things Christmas and solar.

The angel is promised that what he has thus far in doctrine is enough for now; and whether this also includes his works I cannot tell. That with which he has overcome thus far he is instructed to keep until Christ arrives. But I say; when the seven cycle begins its elements of the static subgroup that complete that portion of the (earthy elements in the) cycle Jesus indeed arrives. We see this in the rewards themselves.

Jesus rewards the angel with power over the nations. (Now, I am assured that divine authority to correct those with the gospel is only exercised over the faithful themselves and is squandered on those whom blaspheme.) Therefore in overcoming, Jesus grants the angel like authority to Himself over all the elect that require correction as well as the ungodly amongst them (for the elect are not broken to shivers yet are still the work of a potter; power to fearfully discipline the tares is granted.) By extension; the false prophet spirit, (as that of Jezebel) worldwide is then under his righteously gifted authority, with discernment comes true judgement.

The angel is encouraged to keep Jesus’ works unto the end (the limit of completion) – (see the section of “the angel’s mechanism to salvation” in revelation “part five” of this site for an interpretation, albeit personal.)

The angel is rewarded with the name of the Holy Spirit- a morning star. Clearly the just reward of approval for his works and his reason for being here if the mechanism of salvation of the angel is correct. This is in stark contrast to the fallen star as over Sardis with the key to the bottomless pit whom has been transposing the seven cycle back amongst the first four churches (as earthy elements including Laodicea as unity - c.f. the fifth trumpet.).

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