Revelation chapters 2 and 3 appear to contain language that refers to the corporate deeds, the corporate faithfulness and the corporate perseverance of the recipients. Does this indicate that the members of a local church bear responsibility as a group before God for how their local church, as a body, measures up to expectations of the Lord? Is Jesus expecting a local congregation to respond together in unity? The purpose of this study is to answer these questions by seeking to identify the presence of corporate language in Jesus’ directives of Revelation 2:1-3:22. Following an exegetical research model, this study utilizes a review of scholarly literature, a study of context as well as various analyses to determine the pericope’s meaning.

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