Contributed by Michael Hopkins on Oct 10, 2005
What can we learn today from the churches at Smyrna and Pergamum, one of the seven churches in Revelation 2-3 ?
Why would letters be written to these churches?
Well, Smyrna was a very important centre of trade, with a valuable harbour, and big wine business. It was a very beautiful city, even outstanding. In all the civil wars, the people of Smyrna always chose the right side to be: it was politically