Revelation 2:12-17


Click to read the passage.

“The problem in Pergamum is that much of the church has lost its cutting edge, its ability to say ‘no’ to the surrounding culture.”

–N.T. Wright, Revelation for Everyone

 


Holy Nickname!

When my brother was a little guy, he called me “Wicky” because he had a hard time pronouncing my name. And I have a...

New Name, New Person

Isn’t it awesome that as disciples of Jesus we get to be new people? In my mind, the best part of the Good News...

Antipas

I’ve been mulling over in my mind why I like the letter to Pergamum so much better than I did the letter to Smyrna....

Compromising With Culture

The Church at Pergamum was faced with a great challenge. They were situated in a majestic imperial city with all the trappings that...

Don’t Let the World Squeeze You

When I was a teenager I attended a conference where the speaker said, “don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its mold.”...

But Wait. There’s More.

Can we please acknowledge right away that the promises made to Pergamum are the coolest of all the seven churches? Heavenly manna? A white stone...