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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER SEVEN – Part 13
THYATIRA: The Church’s Age of Adversity: The Dark Ages
18 And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: These things saith the Son of God, who hath His eyes like a flame of fire, and his feet like fine brass 19 I know thy works and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. Revelation 2: 18, 19, K.J.V.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
All great alterations in human affairs are produced by compromise.
SYDNEY SMITH, Catholic Question
Thyatira. “The origin and meaning of this name is uncertain. Some have suggested that Thyatira means “Sweet savor of labor,’ perhaps on the basis of the ‘works’ of the church set forth in v. 19.” . . . As applied to Christian history, the message to Thyatira is particularly appropriate to the experience of the church during the Dark Ages [538- 1798, A.D. of 1,260 years]. Read more