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THE FATHERHOOD OF PRIESTS: A GLIMPSE IN HISTORY

Since the earliest times of Christianity, the title “Father” was already in use for the leaders of various religious communities. The bishops, who are the shepherds of the local church and the authentic teachers of the faith, were also given the title “Father” as direct successors to the apostles who became fathers themselves through the Gospel of Christ. 362 more words

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PENTECOST: THE BIRTH OF THE CHURCH

After his resurrection, Jesus appeared to His disciples and instructed them for 40 days, after which He ascended to heaven. While with them, He said: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift My Father promised, which you have heard Me speak about. 1,560 more words

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Jesus Was Misunderstood Too

So many people have their minds made up about Christians. Some believe that Christians are nothing more than rule keeping legalists, or self-righteous individuals. It’s a shame that many fail to investigate the true claims of Christianity and would rather go on what they have heard, or what they think. 914 more words

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The Biggest Lie About The Bible

One of the most damaging things one can do is tell a lie. Think about the drastic effects that a single lie can have. Lives can be changed forever because of a lie. 1,136 more words

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When There Is No Apology Necessary

There is a rising amount of skepticism in our day towards Christianity. There is a need for Christians to defend the faith. As the claims of Bible inaccuracy and contradictions are thrown out by the unbelieving world, we must be apologists who will defend the truth. 1,262 more words

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THE SEVENTY DISCIPLES OF CHRIST

For the sola-Scriptura adherents, the sacred Scripture is complete and lacks nothing. According to them, there should be no any other sources in which the truth can be gotten — but in the Bible alone. 3,472 more words

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DO THE BIBLICAL CHURCHES STILL EXIST?

Within 10 years of the death of the Lord Jesus Christ, the apostles and other disciples had spread Christianity from Jerusalem to the different cities in the Hellenized Roman Empire and beyond into East Africa and South Asia. 3,278 more words

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