Thyatira


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Thyatira

(thī'ətī`rə), ancient city of Lydia, now Akhisar, Turkey. It was one of the Seven Churches in Asia and was known for its purple dye (Acts 16.14).
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Those folk at Thyatira were strong in their love, loyalty and service and seemed to be strong and flourishing.
Prior to "Kitty Hawk," Frost's most notable use of comedy in serious discourse was in A Masque of Reason, in the fictional character of Job's wife, Thyatira.
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet saying, "Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.
Three of the sites are today living cities: Smyrna (Izmir), Philadelphia (Alasehir), and Thyatira (Akhisar).
Of the seven cities, Thyatira was the only one built on flat land without natural defenses.
Lydia of Thyatira (Acts 16), George Bernard Shaw, Martin Niemoller (leader of the underground, the Confessing Church in Nazi Germany).
62: 6)--and of Paul and Silas, who prayed and sang in the prison at Thyatira during the middle of the night (Acts 16: 25).
An early example comes from the Revelation to John, in the message to the church of Thyatira, a church which is assessed as good, except for the presence of one woman, a Jezebel:
He that over cometh will I give power over the nations -- and I will give him the morning star," reads the epigraph to The Angel of Thyatira chapter.
According to HALL (2002) thyatira is distributed from Colombia to Brazil and the Guianas and in Colombia has been recorded from the east side of the Cordillera Oriental and the Amazon (CALLAGHAN, 1985).
Her hometown, Thyatira, is one of the seven cities addressed by the seer in the Book of Revelation (2:18-29).
To the Church at Thyatira, he writes, "And to him who overcomes, and who keeps my works unto the end, I will give authority over the nations" (Apoc 2:26).