FOCUS TEXT: Revelation 2:12-20

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Numbers 25:1-8; Jude 1:8-13; Revelation 2:12- 29

DEVOTIONAL READING: Galatians 5:16-25

KEY VERSE: From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand (Matthew 4:17).

CENTRAL TRUTH: God tolerates no competition to His lordship of our lives.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain what is involved in repentance, and identify when this action is appropriate for Christians.

I. Compromise Rebuked (Revelation 2:12-15)
II. Repentance Required (Revelation 2:16, 17)
III. Worldliness Judged (Revelation 2:18-23)