Jesus stated explicity that the church in Pergamos was CONFIRMED,CORRUPTED and COUNSELED. He expected them to change and stand firm.
Pergamos: The Compromising Church
Pergamos was approximately 100 miles north of Ephesus. Emperor worship was strong with Augustus, Trajan, Septimus Severus, Athçna, Zeus, Dionysius and the Asklepios. They were a center of culture, learning and emperor worship. They had