7 churches

Messages or Conditions of the 7 churches which apply to the Seventh-day Adventist Church and People

EPHESUS (Revelation 2:1-7)
– Applies to God’s SDA people – Testimonies, vol 8, p 98-99.
– Applies to the SDA church – Testimonies, vol 6, p 422-423.
– Applies those SDA’s who have had great light – Review and Herald, December 9, 1890.
– Applies to SDA brethren, to the church and to the worshipers therein – Review and Herald,
March 27, 1900.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, May 26, 1903.
– Applies to SDA churches – Special Testimonies, Series A#2a, p 26-27.
– Applies to SDA’s who have had great light, but have not Christ in heart – Manuscript
Releases, vol 4, p 321.
– Applies to SDA churches – Manuscript Releases, vol 16, p 101-102.
– Applies to SDA ministers and church members – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 191.
– Applies to SDAs who circulate hearsay – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 198.
– Applies to SDA churches – 1888 Materials, p 665-668.
– Applies to the SDA people – 1888 Materials, p 1007-1008.
– Applies to SDAs – 1888 Materials, p 1019-1020.
– Applies to the SDA church – 1888 Materials, p 1055.
– Applies to the SDA conference and leaders of responsibilities – Spalding-Magan Collection,
p 162-165.
– Applies to the SDA church and members – Selected Messages, book 1, p 369-370.
– Applies to the SDA church and its professed people – Review and Herald, April 4, 1893.
– Applies to the SDA leadership – 1888 Materials, p 1640-1641.
– Applies to many SDA’s – Spalding-Magan Collection, p 289.
– Applies to the people at GC headquarters – Life Sketches, p320.
– Applies to the SDA church and people – Selected Messages, book 1, p 387.
– Applies to the SDA church at the General Conference headquarters – Testimonies, vol 5, p 191.
– Applies to the SDA church – Testimonies, vol 5, p 611-612.
– Applies to many in the SDA church – Testimonies, vol 6, p 425-426.
– Applies to the SDA church – Testimonies to Ministers, p 275.
– Applies to every SDA church – Bible Echo, March 1, 1892.
– Applies to the SDA people – General Conference Daily Bulletin, January 31, 1893.
– Applies to the SDA church – General Conference Daily Bulletin, February 28, 1893.
– Applies to SDA churches and members – Review and Herald, November 30, 1886.
– Applies to God’s professed SDA people and church – Review and Herald, December 23, 1890.
– Applies to the position of the SDA people – Review and Herald, December 20, 1892.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, March 20, 1894.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, July 31, 1894.
– Applies to professed SDA people – Review and Herald, August 28, 1894.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, July 16, 1895.-2-
– Applies to SDAs – Review and Herald, March 27, 1900.
– Applies to SDA churches at present time – Review and Herald, February 25, 1902.
– Applies to the SDA people today – Review and Herald, December 15, 1904.
– Applies to the professed SDA church – Youth Instructor, June 14, 1894.
– Represents the SDA church – Special Testimonies, Series A#6, p 13.
– Applies to SDAs – Pamphlet 151, p 47.
– Applies to the SDA church – Manuscript Releases, vol 5, p 52-53.
– Applies to the general condition of the SDA church and many at Minneapolis in the 1888 GC
session –Manuscript Releases, vol 7, p 261.
– Applies to many SDA leaders and ministers in the Minneapolis 1888 GC session – 1888
Materials, p 894-895.
– Applies to some SDA’s – Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 307 (also Paulson Collection, p 156).
– Applies to the SDA people today – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 189.
– Applies to those SDAs who are not meek and gentle, but who are ready to reprove and irritate
others – Manuscript Releases, vol 19, p 205-206.
– Applies to those SDAs who are sharp, critical, faultfinding, judgmental and who oppose those
who do not hold to their ideas of truth – Battle Creek Letters, p 99.
– Applies to the leadership at GC Headquarters – 1888 Materials, p 917.
– Applies to the leadership at GC Headquarters – 1888 Materials, p 951.
– Applies to the SDA church and membership – 1888 Materials, p 1116.
– Applies to the professed SDA people – Paulson Collection, p 338-339.
– Applies to the SDA church – Paulson Collection, p 341-342.

SMYRNA (Revelation 2:8-11)
– No application made.

PERGAMOS (Revelation 2:12-17)
– No application made.

THYATIRA (Revelation 2:18-29)
– No application made.

SARDIS (Revelation 3:1-6)
– Applies to God’s SDA people – Testimonies, vol 8, p 98-99.
– Applies to SDA’s who have had great light, but have not Christ in heart – Manuscript
Releases, vol 4, p 321.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, March 27, 1900.
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, November 2, 1886.
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, April 21, 1903.
– Applies to SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, August 20, 1903 (Bible
Commentary, vol 7, p 959).-3-
– Applies to small SDA churches ready to die – Review and Herald, March 4, 1890.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, September 2, 1890.
– Applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, February 25, 1902.
– Applies to our time – 1888 Materials, p 1194.
– Applies to many SDAs – 1888 Materials, p 1795.
– Applies to SDAs today – Spalding-Magan Collection, p 338.
– Applies to the SDA church and members – Review and Herald, March 27, 1900.
– Applies to a particular SDA church – Manuscript Releases, vol 10, p 84.
PHILADELPHIA (Revelation 3:7-13)
– No application made.
Other interesting information:
– Experience applies to today – Great Controversy, p 560; Spirit of Prophecy, vol 4, p 377.
– Applies to those who will be keeping God’s commandments when His law is made void –
Review and Herald, May 2, 1893.
– Applies to those who remain true after being tested and tried – Review and Herald, June 19,
1900.
– Applies to the present time to those who live for God while in a corrupt world – Signs of the
Times, June 11, 1894.
– Applies to those who are purifying their souls through obedience in preparation for the final
conflict – Great Controversy, p 560.
– Applies to those remaining true to their baptismal vow – Manuscript Releases, vol 20, p 129.
– Applies to those who overcome all their trials through the power of God, and who are alive and
endure through time of trouble – General Conference Bulletin, April 6, 1903.
LAODICEA (Revelation 3:14-22)
– Applies to the SDA church – General Conference Daily Bulletin, February 28, 1893.
– Applies to the position of SDA people – Review and Herald, December 20, 1892.
– Applies to professed SDA people – Review and Herald, August 28, 1894.
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, August 20, 1903 (Bible
Commentary, vol 7, p 959).
– Represents the SDA people – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 193.
– Applies to many SDAs – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 337.
– Applies to the SDA church – 1888 Materials, p 1051.
– Applies to the SDA people – Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 961.
– Applies to the early Adventists – Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 966.
– Applies to SDAs who do not believe the message applies to them – Counsels to Writers and
Editors, p 99-100.
– Applies to early Adventists – Review and Herald, June 10, 1852 (Early Writings, p 107-108).
– Applies to SDAs – Faith and Works, p 82-83.
– Applies to the Christless SDA church – Notebook Leaflets, book 1, p 99 (LDE 49).
– Applies to the SDA church – Reflecting Christ, p 199.-4-
– Applies to the SDA church – Selected Messages, book 1, p 92.
– Applies to the slumbering SDA church – Selected Messages, book 1, p 196 (Special
Testimonies, Series B#2, p 14).
– Applies to the condition of SDA people – Review and Herald, July 23, 1889 (Selected
Messages, book 1, p 357).
– Applies to some SDA members – Selected Messages, book 2, p 69.
– Applies to the SDA church – Selected Messages, book 3, p 17.
– Applies to the SDA people – Review and Herald, December 15, 1904 (Bible Commentary, vol
7, p 961).
– Applies to the SDA church – Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 961-962.
– Applies to SDAs – Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 962.
– Applies to the present time – Spiritual Gifts, vol 2, p 214.
– Applies to the early Adventist church at present time – Spiritual Gifts, vol 2, p 223 (1T 186).
– Applies to professed SDAs – Testimonies, vol 4, p 87.
– Applies to the SDA church at that time – Atlantic Union Conference Recorder, April 15, 1912.
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – General Conference Daily Bulletin, February 28,
1893.
– Applies to many SDAs in New York – Review and Herald, October 28, 1884 (Pamphlet 39,
p 9).
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, June 19, 1888.
– Applies to the SDA people at present time – Review and Herald, December 18, 1888.
– Applies to some SDAs – Review and Herald, April 1, 1890.
– Applies to the SDA church at present time – Review and Herald, December 23, 1890.
– Applies to professed SDA people – Review and Herald, August 28, 1894.
– Applies especially at this time – Review and Herald, September 25, 1900.
– Applies to the SDA people – Review and Herald, December 15, 1904.
– Applies to many SDAs – Southern Watchman, February 27, 1902.
– Applies especially at this time – Southern Watchman, April 16, 1907.
– Applies today to SDAs – Special Testimonies, Series A#10, p 8.
– Applies to the SDA Medical Missionary Association – Special Testimonies, Series B#2, p 47
(Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 259).
– Applies to SDAs at this time – Special Testimonies, Series B#7, p 38.
– Applies especially to one SDA – Pamphlet 138, p 48.
– Applies to the SDA people – Manuscript Releases, vol 7, p 264.
– Applies to the SDA church at this time – Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 306.
– Applies especially to one SDA church – Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 317.
– Applies generally to SDA churches – Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 317.
– Applies to the SDA church – Manuscript Releases, vol 16, p 147.
– Applies to the SDA people – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 192.
– Applies especially to SDAs – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 193.
– Applies to all SDAs in lukewarm condition – Manuscript Releases, vol 19, p 255.
– Applies to SDAs – Sermons and Talks, vol 1, p 114.
– Applies to SDAs at this time – Battle Creek Letters, p 80.
– Applies to SDAs – 1888 Materials, p 387.
– Applies to this time – 1888 Materials, p 588-589.-5-
– Applies to the SDA church at this time – 1888 Materials, p 1130.
– Applies especially to GC headquarters – 1888 Materials, p 1605-1606.
– Applies to the SDA church at this time – Notebook Leaflets, vol 1, p 34.
– Applies to the SDA church – Paulson Collection, p 341-342.
– Applies to today – Spalding-Magan Collection, p 45.
– Applies to SDA churches – Spalding-Magan Collection, p 307.
– Applies to the early Adventist church – Testimonies, vol 1, p 141.
– Applies especially to SDA people at present time – Review and Herald, August 20, 1903.
– Applies to the SDA people at present time – Review and Herald, September 16, 1873 (3T 252).
– Applies especially to SDAs – Review and Herald, October 21, 1884.
– Applies to those assembling at the GC session – Manuscript Releases, vol 16, p 108.
– Applies to the SDA church at this time – 1888 Materials, p 1797-1798.
Other interesting information:
– Applies to non-SDA churches – Testimonies, vol 6, p 77.
– Applies to non-SDA Christians – Testimonies, vol 6, p 77.
– Applies to all the world – Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 964.
– Laodiceans and foolish virgins are the same – Review and Herald, August 19, 1890.
– Applies to non-SDA churches – Manuscript Releases, vol 18, p 41.
– Applies to all who have not appreciated great light and many opportunities – Review and
Herald, March 11, 1902 (Bible Commentary, vol 7, p 961).
More than one of the 7 church messages applied to SDA church at same time
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to SDA church – General Conference Daily Bulletin, February
28, 1893.
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to God’s professed SDA people and church – Review and
Herald, December 23, 1890.
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to position of SDA people – Review and Herald, December 20,
1892.
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to professed SDA people – Review and Herald, August 28,
1894.
– Ephesus and Sardis applies to SDAs – Review and Herald, March 27, 1900.
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to some SDA’s – Manuscript Releases, vol 15, p 306-307 (also
Paulson Collection, p 156).
– Ephesus and Laodicea applied to the SDA church – Paulson Collection, p 341-342.
– Sardis and Laodicea applies to the SDA church – Review and Herald, August 20, 1903 (Bible
Commentary, vol 7, p 959).
– Ephesus, Laodicea and Sardis applied to the SDA church and people – Review and Herald,
February 25, 1902.

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