In NT times, the name of a Roman province in what is now central Turkey. This province was evangelized quickly by Christian missionaries (Acts 13-16). Paul may have sent his Letter to the Galatians to churches in the region of Asia. The Revelation to John was addressed to “the seven churches of Asia,” the coastal cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea (Rev 1:4, Rev 1:11), and some of those to whom 1 Peter was addressed also lived in Asia (1Pet 1:1).
Barnabas and Saul Commissioned
1Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a ... View more
4John to the seven churches that are in Asia:
Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before h ... View more
11saying, “Write in a book what you see and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus, to Smyrna, to Pergamum, to Thyatira, to Sardis, to Philadelphia, and to L ... View more
1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
To the exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,