Then the Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the inner court, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.
While the man was standing beside me, I heard someone speaking to me from the temple.
The voice of the LORD calls out to the city (and it is wise to fear Your name): "Pay attention to the rod and the One who ordained it.
and among the lampstands was One like the Son of Man, dressed in a long robe, and with a gold sash wrapped around His chest.
The secret of the seven stars you saw in My right hand, and of the seven gold lampstands, is this: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand and who walks among the seven gold lampstands says:
"Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.
He asked me, "What do you see?" I replied, "I see a solid gold lampstand there with a bowl on its top. It has seven lamps on it and seven channels for each of the lamps on its top.