© 2009, www.lettersfromthelamb.com Pergamum
<ul><li>Capital of the province of Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Center of Roman government and of emperor worship </li></ul>
<ul><li>Home of a library of over 200,000 volumes </li></ul><ul><li>Featured giant altar to Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Had lar...
Pergamum <ul><li>Name means “citadel” </li></ul><ul><li>Built on a cone-shaped hill 1000 feet above the Caicus River valle...
Revelation 2:12-17
<ul><li>He who has the sharp double-edged sword </li></ul><ul><li>“ I know…” </li></ul>From the Risen Christ
Satan’s Throne <ul><li>Pergamum was the center of Roman government in Asia  </li></ul><ul><li>The church had suffered pers...
The Compromise <ul><li>Some held to the teachings of those who would lead them to idolatry and immorality </li></ul><ul><l...
Repent! <ul><li>Jesus threatens the visitation of judgment </li></ul><ul><li>He will come to them with words of judgment, ...
He Who Conquers <ul><li>He who conquers will eat of the hidden manna </li></ul><ul><li>He will receive a white stone with ...
<ul><li>Our circumstances must not dictate the intensity of our faith </li></ul><ul><li>There can be no compromise between...
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Lesson 5 — Pergamum

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This is the fifth lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers the third of the letters to the seven churches of Asia in Revelation, the letter to Pergamum

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Lesson 5 — Pergamum

  1. 1. © 2009, www.lettersfromthelamb.com Pergamum
  2. 2. <ul><li>Capital of the province of Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Center of Roman government and of emperor worship </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Home of a library of over 200,000 volumes </li></ul><ul><li>Featured giant altar to Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Had large temple to Asclepios ( seen here ) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pergamum <ul><li>Name means “citadel” </li></ul><ul><li>Built on a cone-shaped hill 1000 feet above the Caicus River valley </li></ul>
  5. 5. Revelation 2:12-17
  6. 6. <ul><li>He who has the sharp double-edged sword </li></ul><ul><li>“ I know…” </li></ul>From the Risen Christ
  7. 7. Satan’s Throne <ul><li>Pergamum was the center of Roman government in Asia </li></ul><ul><li>The church had suffered persecution already </li></ul><ul><li>They had remained faithful, even in the face of martyrdom </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Compromise <ul><li>Some held to the teachings of those who would lead them to idolatry and immorality </li></ul><ul><li>The teachings of Balaam and of the Nicolaitasns seemed to be the spirit of compromise with the surrounding culture </li></ul>
  9. 9. Repent! <ul><li>Jesus threatens the visitation of judgment </li></ul><ul><li>He will come to them with words of judgment, words that will condemn them </li></ul>
  10. 10. He Who Conquers <ul><li>He who conquers will eat of the hidden manna </li></ul><ul><li>He will receive a white stone with a new name written on it </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Our circumstances must not dictate the intensity of our faith </li></ul><ul><li>There can be no compromise between the church and the world </li></ul>

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