Chords: Jesus to the Seven Churches 

Text: Revelation 2 and 3  --  Disc 1 Track 6  --  57 bpm

 

Am     F C          G

 

Jesus to the seven churches

Am      F    C G

This is what He says to them

 

         Am        F

My angel Ephesus, it is I

          C            G    

I hold the seven stars and walk among the seven lampstands

          Am               F

With love I draw you nigh

  C                    G

I know you have endured and hate the wicked Nicolatians

      Am                F        

But all the right you do just makes your heart a selfish wasteland

       Am                     F            

You see, my angel you have lost the love and works you once had

E                      Am    

Turn back to me or I’ll remove my lampstand

F

Remember me

      G

Eat from the tree

C

Of life

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                Am            F

And my dear Smyrna, you I love

          C               G

I am the first, the last, I died and lived again to save you

   Am                       F

I watch you from above

  C                        G

I know all that has passed and tribulations will continue

             Am                         F

Though poor, you have the best for you are rich in things that matter

    Am                           F    

Don’t fear the hand of death, it cannot take your life your life forever

E                      Am    

Their prison bars they will hold you never

      F

Be faithful still

        G

And soon you will

             C

Receive the crown

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         Am                    F

Oh, angel Pergamum, hear my word

    C                       G

I know just where you dwell, that Satan’s throne is there to vex you

    Am                  F

But from my mouth, a sword

       C                           G

For you have not done well in that you’ve let this Balaam hex you

    Am                        F

Yes, you’ve held fast my name, but it’s integrity you’re breeching  

        Am                            F

Yes, Antipas was slain, and yes, the martyr’s blood still preaching

       E           Am

But you I blame for this impure teaching

    F

Who has an ear

G

Let him hear

      C

My words

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    Am       F

Thyatira, on this day

       C                          G

The Son of God with eyes of fire and feet like burnished brass, I

Am                                F

Know all your deeds, your love and faith

        C                 G

And yet I feel such ire what Jezebel has brought to pass, Why

Am                                        F

will you this thing allow? She brings impurity upon you

     Am                            F

I’ll make her languish now and all her followers I’ll undo

    E        Am

Return to Me, only I can save you

    F

Hold fast, look far

    G

The morning star

C

I’ll give

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      Am          F

Angel Sardis you I write

    C                 G

Who has the seven Spirits, seven stars to pierce the dark, oh

         Am          F

You wander in the night

       C                                 G

You have a name so dear but underneath there is no heart, no

    Am                                F

You’re dead so deep within, wake up and strengthen what remains, yes

   Am                          F

Indifference is your sin, but there are some who have no stain yet

         E                Am

He (that) overcomes, he will keep his name as

       F

The Spirit speaks

       G

The Seeker seeks

         C

Your ear

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         Am    F

Philadelphia, I call

        C                         G

The holy and the true, the One who holds the key of David

     Am            F

An open door for all

   C                       G

I know the things you do, that you have not denied my name, and

       Am                     F

You have a little power, and Satan’s temple knows I love you

    Am                         F

Before you they will bow, false Jews that many have succumbed to

        E           Am

But lean on Me, and I will protect you

 F

I ever live

  G

A new name give

    C

To you

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       Am    F

Angel of Laodicea

    C                   G

The Beginning of creation, and the faithful, true, the Amen

        Am            F

Says you’re not cold nor hot

    C            G

Your folly nauseates Me; I will spew you from my mouth then

        Am               F

You say how rich you are but in reality resourceless

        Am               F

I’m waiting, but so far you are entirely remorseless

E                 Am        

Buy from Me gold, white garments, eyesalve precious

   F

I stand before

    G

Your spirit’s door

       C

And knock

 

Am     F C          G

 

Jesus to the seven churches

Am      F    C G

This is what He says to them