The Letter to Pergamum – Part Two (Rev 2:12-17)

Yesterday, we looked at the letter to Pergamum in Revelation chapter two. We saw how the church had been faithful in the past under intense persecution, but more recently had been lured into idolatry, the “teaching of Balaam” and the Nicolaitans. And we asked the question: why would a church of Jesus Christ need this warning about idolatry? Isn’t it obvious? Shouldn’t it be unnecessary – a warning not to go back to something inferior? What kind of weak-willed Christians were they that required this?

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