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Seven Churches in Asia

Seven Churches in Asia, addressed in the preface of the Book of Revelation. They are the churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia (Lydia), and Laodicea (Phrygia). They are in W Asia Minor.

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