The scriptures tell us that in the end times there will exist two churches: the church of Sardis and the church of
Sardis is a wealthy, worldly church with
many of the same evils that occur in the world taking place in the church. They will have a form of godliness, but will deny
We believe that it is important to take
on the attributes of the church of Philadelphia in order to be an effective church in the last days: a church that provides
a hedge of protection against the times of trouble.
While we are not the only church that adheres
to the standards of Philadelphia, we boldly make the statement with our name that we are God’s church.
Revelation 3:7-13 And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that
is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee
an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make
them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience,
I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which
thou hast, that no man take thy crown. Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no
more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which
cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
He that hath an ear, let him hear what
the Spirit saith unto the churches.