When it comes to Church history, for many there is a big vacuum between the New Testament period and 1517 when Martin Luther wrote his 95 theses launching the Protestant Reformation.
The claim that the church died with the apostles is unfounded.
Christ said “The gates of hell shall never prevail against His Church.” (Mtt 16:18). It is unimaginable that for 1400 years the Christian Church would not be there working to bring the Good News to the ends of the earth, and providing a place for people to be nurtured in the Good News.
Click here for a wonderful century by century summary of the Church.
11 Jun 2021 at 4:23am
“Not as the world gives, do I give unto you” (John 14:27). But does this promise of our Lord apply not only to His peace, but to other blessings as well. Could it be, for example, that the self-confidence of a Christian needs to be very different ...