God's Truth For Sheboygan

 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God. (Revelation 2:7)

In this last verse of the letter to Ephesus, Jesus switches his focus so that he is directly addressing all Christians whom are listening, not just the Christians in this church. He promises that the one who is “victorious” will be given the “right to eat from the tree of life.”

Victorious Christians are ones who remain in the faith and do pure deeds. This power to do this does not come from themselves, it comes from God. He is the only source of true victory. You see, when we repent of our sins and believe in the gospel then the Holy Spirit comes to live inside us, giving us victory over sin…

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