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Biblical Site Resources

Take a view minutes to enjoy these short articles on some of biblical sites of Turkey, and appreciate their place in history, the Bible, and in the legacy of the Church.

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Philadelphia

The city of martyrs

Colossae

Where false philosophies threatened the faithfulness of Christians

Tralles

Onetime base of Alexander the Great

Thyatira

Where the Apostle Paul visited and established a strong Christian community through his ministry.

Ephesus

Where the Apostle Paul’s School of Tyrannus unleashed the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout Asia.

Sardis

The place of myriad faiths, creeds, ethnicities, and empires.

Perga

Meetingplace of Paul, Barnabas, & John

Pergamum

The city of mythological mystery.

Antioch

Where the disciples were first called Christians

Miletus

City of philosophers, architects, & rebels

Magnesia

Land of Persians, Spartans, and Alexander the Great

Laodicea

A picturesque reminder of the “lukewarm” church.

Smyrna

A principal city of the Roman Empire vying for the title "First City of Asia."

Antioch in Pisidia

The City of Both Joy & Persecution

Hierapolis

Land of hot springs and the illusion of snow

Derbe

Meeting Place of Paul & Timothy

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