"When Gog Attacks There Shall Be
A Great Earthquake in the Land"
Paul and Silas Are Jailed in Thyatira
Freed by Earthquake
Acts 16: 14-34
One of those listening was a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul's message. When she and the members of her household were baptized, she invited us to her home. "If you consider me a believer in the Lord," she said, "come and stay at my house." And she persuaded us.
of the Church in Thyatira
"To the angel of the church in Thyatira write: I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.
Life Application Bible Study Notes
A censer filled with live coals was used in temple worship. Incense was poured on the coals, and the sweet smelling smoke drifted upwards, symbolizing believers' prayers ascended to God (see Exodus 30:7-9)
The trumpet blasts have three purposes: (1) to warn that judgment is certain, (2) to call the forces of good and evil to battle and (3) to announce the return of the King, the Messiah. These warnings urge us to make sure our faith is firmly fixed on Christ