Words to seven churches

Words to seven churches

Bill Drewett: Withstanding persecution

Bill Drewett continues our series looking at the messages to the seven churches in Asia minor, in Revelation chapters 2 and 3. Many of the churches John wrote to were experiencing persecution. The main aim of the letter was to encourage them to persevere, to continue to hold tight to their faith in the face of that persecution. As our culture becomes less tolerant of orthodox Christianity, what can John’s letter teach us?