The letter to Laodicea – Part Two (Rev 3:14-22)

We’re looking at the last of the seven letters in Revelation 3 – the one to Laodicea. Yesterday, we saw that Jesus called them “lukewarm.” This wasn’t a measure of spiritual temperature, meaning they were half-hearted (although they may well have been). Being “lukewarm” meant they were useless. Hot is good (as in, hot coffee, or hot mineral springs for bathing), and cold is also good (ice-cold Coke, or the refreshing mountain springs of Colossae). But lukewarm is good-for-nothing. And that’s what Jesus calls the Laodicean church. Why? Let’s read on.

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