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PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia receives no correction, for she has remained faithful, and therefore, she will be kept from the “hour of trial”Revelation 3:7-13.

Philadelphia lay fifty kilometers southeast of Sardis, where it straddled a major road into the interior, making trade with the other cities of Asia vital to its economy. The city was established in 189 B.C. by the king of Pergamos, and later, came under Roman provincial government when the last king bequeathed his realm to Rome in 133 B.C.

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