The Growth Of The Church In The First Century

In this 20-minute Bible study, Brian Simmons examines New Testament history to chart the growth of the church from Pentecost until the closing of the canon. While most students consider the growth of the church as an organic body, here the emphasis is placed on the church as an institution. A study of the historical order of New Testament writings reveals new truths involving the progression of doctrine during the apostolic period, and the church’s growth from “babyhood” under the Judaic elements, to ultimate “manhood,” when Christianity became distinct from Judaism.

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