And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars.
I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee. Mt. 24.43, 44 · Lk. 12.39, 40 · Rev. 16.15
He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, Ex. 32.32, 33 · Ps. 69.28 · Rev. 20.12 but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels. Mt. 10.32 · Lk. 12.8
¶ And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth. Is. 22.22
Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, Is. 60.14 and to know that I have loved thee.
Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: Rev. 21.2 and I will write upon him my new name.
I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.