Christ chooses some as kings and priests unto God—Christ will come again—John sees the risen Lord.
2 Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the afirst begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and bwashed us from our sins in his own cblood,
9 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and apatience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the afirst and the last: and, What thou seest, bwrite in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto cThyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto dLaodicea.
12 And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden acandlesticks;
15 And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his avoice as the sound of many waters.
17 And when I asaw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
19 aWrite the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;
20 The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven astars are the bangels of the seven churches: and the seven ccandlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.