After James began his letter encouraging oppressed Christians in their suffering, he moved onto how to properly practice the faith despite of trials and temptations to sin. 2,856 more words
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What if I told you Paul’s advice to Timothy was to drink a little wine, because it makes you feel good?
“No way,” one might say. 1,983 more words
Chrysostom’s seventh Homily of Acts looks at what the very first “church” was like. While the term may be a bit anachronistic for the group of believers that emerged from the response to Peter’s Pentecost sermon, it certainly was a group of believers that started to lay the foundation for the way the Christian church would organize itself. 594 more words