This is a church that literally makes Jesus sick to the point of spewing them out.
Spew is vomit.
Vomit- showing utter rejection (desiring total separation)
“To reject with extreme disgust” (WP,6,321) – (HELPS Word-studies)
This church had its faith in its wealth and they believed they lacked nothing. The name Laocicea means “rule of the people.” This church is a picture of “you can not serve God and money.” They believed there wealth and prosperity said they were right with God, however Jesus had a very different viewpoint.
Revelation 3:17 For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.
They were blinded to their true condition. It is dangerous and deadly to be ruled by the man and not God.
Jesus described their condition specifically as:…. [read more]