- Verses 1-6. What was wrong with the Christians in Sardis, and what was needed to remedy the situation? On whose action did change and better living depend? Is our condition at all similar?
- In verses 7-13, what Christian quality is shown to be essential? For how long ought it to be exhibited? To what rewards will its practice lead?
Note. Verse 8. ‘An open door’: i.e., a missionary opportunity. Cf. 1 Cor. 16:9; 2 Cor. 2:12.