Church in Philadelphia- Perseverance

In this letter Jesus provides words of encouragement for people who were faithful, but barely holding on. Philadelphia was a Roman trade center, filled with wealthy Romans and Non-Christian Jews. The early Christian church, however, was poor and powerless. This area also experienced frequent earthquakes, leaving this small church in a constant process of rebuilding.... Continue Reading →

Church in Smyrna- Persecution

The church in Smyrna was heavily persecuted for 250 years. They lived in relative poverty in this rich city due to their lowered social status and victimization. They were persecuted by Romans and Jews alike and many were put to death for their faith. This is one of 2 churches addressed that did not come... Continue Reading →

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