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BUT IF THE 'WORLD' GETS INTO THE CHURCH,

THE CHURCH WILL GO DOWN IN DISGRACE!"

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 24

“THY WORD IS TRUTH”

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CHURCH HISTORY OVERVIEW:  PART 1

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“A 2000 Year Overview of Church History” Part 1

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1. In Matthew 18:16 Jesus says “_____________ will build My Church”.

2. The __________ ___________ came upon the church at Pentecost.

3. Church history is the record of the Church of Jesus Christ being ______________.

4. When the church began in the early 30s it was made up entirely of ________________.

5. Non-believing ____________ led by Saul of Tarsus began to persecute the church.

6. Even after Stephen is killed the Church ___________________.

7. The Ethiopian eunuch brings ___________________ into Africa.

8. Saul of Tarsus, persecutor of the _________________, is miraculously saved by the resurrected glorified Christ and becomes the Apostle Paul.

9. God instructs ____________ to preach to the gentiles.

10. Believers are first called Christians in ______________________________.

11. During the first Church Council in Jerusalem the Scriptures are examined and it is determined that believing Gentiles can enter the Church as Gentiles; they don’t have to become _____________ first.

12. During the Apostle Paul’s second missionary trip _______________ are planted in seven key cities.

13. In 65 A.D. Nero, a _________ man, comes to power.

14. In 70 A.D. Titus destroys _____________________.

15. The _____________________ flee to Pella and are saved.

16. Under the rule of Domitian, the Apostle ______________ is placed in exile.

17. The Apostle ________ receives and writes the book of ________________________ while in exile.

18. The New Testament is written from the 40s through the mid-90s and completed with the writing of ________________________ in 96 A.D.

19. The Apostle Age ends in 100 A.D. with the death of the Apostle ______________.

20. Communion and Baptism were conducted for ________________ only in the early Church.

21. From 100 through 250 A.D. the Christians are under severe __________ persecution and many Christians die for their faith.

22. From 250 through 311 A.D. persecution is vigorous and vicious and Christians are given the ultimatum, “____________ your faith in Jesus Christ or ____________”.

23. Even though many Christians are ___________ the church ________ and ___________.

24. In 311 A.D. with the Edict of _______________ by Emperor Galerius, Christians are no longer persecuted in Rome.

25. In 313 A.D. Emperor Constantine issues the Edict of Milan and now Christians have total _________ to assemble as a Church.

26. The idea of Apostolic ______________ is advocated by some Church leaders, the idea that the Apostle’s authority is passed down to certain key Church leaders.

27. The _________________ methods of teaching and Greek philosophy cause some to reject the idea of pre-millennialism.

28. After 313 A.D. the ________ of Jesus Christ is becoming polluted with pagans as the official State Church of _____________.

29. In 324 A.D. the Church becomes the ___________ religion of Rome and Emperor Constantine declares himself a _________________.

30. In 380 A.D. Emperor Theodosius declares Christianity to be the ________ religion allowed in the empire and with that the paganization of the Church begins.

 


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3 comments:

  1. Great History PB, and I followed you throughout.
    Easy to see how paganism came into the highjacked church.
    I will be looking forward to hearing you build on this.
    Clear to see how Jude was trying to wake up the assembly to what was common.
    Thank You PB and K

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  2. It is good to have you back home. We learn something new every Sunday!

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  3. I just saw our church in the paper. Very cool!

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