You will notice that in Pergamum Jesus is in type the One who has the two edged sword. One characteristic of Christ from chapter one is used for each of the seven churches.  This one is the two edged sharp sword.
Notice where they are dwelling. It is where Satan’s throne is.  To me that means they were earth bound. I could say more but I will leave that for another time except according to 2 Corinthians 4:4. Satan is the god of this world.
These so called Christians were engrossed with the doctrine of Balaam which is cursing the real people of God and also to mix God’s people with fornication.
The Nicolaitin doctrine was to people of God. Its two groups the Hierarchy and another group called Laity.  Jesus is asking repentance and you notice the word, “or else.” He continues with he who has an ear.  He said that more than once in the four gospels.
Written by Pastor Curt Darling



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