Revelation Prologue 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ , which God a gave him b to show to his servants 1 the things that must soon take place . 3 gBlessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, hfor the time is near. 18 I counsel you vto buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and wwhite garments so that you may clothe yourself and xthe shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, uso that you may see. 23 and I will strike her children dead. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do mthe works you did at first. If not, mI will come to you soon and nwar against them with ethe sword of my mouth. (E)To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of (F)the tree of life, which is in (G)the paradise of God.’. 29 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. English Standard Version (ESV). 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our fcommon salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you gto contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. Amen. 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has ethe sharp two-edged sword. 6 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. 7 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. And all the churches will know that I am he wwho searches mind and heart, and xI will give to each of you according to your works. If not, (B)I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. 14 It was also about these that Enoch, lthe seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, m“Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, 8 And the four living creatures, weach of them with six wings, are xfull of eyes all around and within, and yday and night they never cease to say. Cancel any time. 2 Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your works lcomplete in the sight of my God. 15 nto execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have ocommitted in such an ungodly way, and of all pthe harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, wthat you may be tested, and for xten days yyou will have tribulation. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 10 yBut these people blaspheme all that they do not understand, and they are destroyed by all that they, like unreasoning animals, understand instinctively. 8 x“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, y“who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”, 9 I, John, your brother and zpartner in athe tribulation and bthe kingdom and cthe patient endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos don account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God agave him bto show to his servants1 the things that must soon take place. 17 tFor you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, ublind, and naked. 25 Only hold fast awhat you have until I come. 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. cThe one who conquers will not be hurt by dthe second death.’. 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not gdeny my faith2 even in the days of Antipas hmy faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells. 20 Behold, I stand at the door and zknock. 4 Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not psoiled their garments, and they will walk with me qin white, for they are rworthy. 2 “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.3 I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.4 But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first.5 Remember therefore from where … ESV Reader's Bible, Six-Volume Set (Dark Brown Cloth over Board), ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 19-Volume New Testament Boxed Set, Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, deep brown, Psalms, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Student Study Bible, Trutone, Chestnut. Amen. 18 and the living one. They cast dtheir crowns before the throne, saying, and gby your will they existed and were created.”. 10 the twenty-four elders cfall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever.