Contributed by Graham Kettle on Dec 19, 2017
Philadelphia always stayed faithful to the Christian faith until the end of its history, a powerful testament to the nature of a church for which Jesus had no admonition nor condemnation. God grant that we, too, may have that faithfulness to the end.
THE CHURCH OF THE OPEN DOOR
1. HISTORY OF PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia/Alesehir is located approximately 80 miles east of Smyrna/Izmir and 26 miles southwest of Sardis. It stands on the Cogamis River, a tributary of the Hermus river.
Philadelphia always stayed