Articles on The History The New Testament Church will give an explanation on how the true church started grew and spread.
Article 1 of The History The New Testament Church will prepare the reader to understand the situation Israel was in in the first century and the events leading up to it.
Society as a whole is presented with thousands of misleading unscriptural church’s and cults. A person desiring to become a member of the Lord’s Church is confused as which to choose, there is only one and choosing an unscriptural one isn’t confirming to the New Testaments teachings.
The six articles in this category will give an understanding of the makeup of the New Testament Church.
Part 2 explains how the church at first went the way it was planned, but apostatized into the Roman Catholic Church.
The Reformation movement started to reform the Catholic Church, but only resulted in the eventual creation and establishment of the thousands of unscriptural church’s of this present day.
In 1798 when the Restoration movement began it was the start of the New Testament reappearing. This was prophesied in Revelation that this would happen. Revelation a book mostly of metaphors.
A thousand two hundred and threescore days, Revelation 12:6, which actually means years, will be hard to understand by the novice reader. To know the ending date read Article 6. Also A thousand two hundred and threescore days, Revelation 12:6, which actually means years, is explained in Article 6.
Reading all six articles outlines events related to the New Testament Church, but they are overviews, so help in understanding more may need someone well versed in what i am ex planing. Of course once a member of the New Testament Church, bible study at the church, and asking questions bring on understanding.
Next are links to the articles, with a brief explanation of each one.
- Part 1: The New Testament Church
A short and brief summary is given in part 1 which will set up the seen Israel was in in the first century, and what Christ was born into. It mentions his teachings, healings, and crucifixion.
- Part 2: The New Testament Church
The true church as it started grew and spread, then started apostatizing toward the end of the second century is given in detail.
- Part 3: The New Testament Church
The New Testament Church is correctly called, the Church of Christ, how do we know that, where can we find that out? The first answer is found in, Colossians 1:18 (KJV). The name is found in, Romans 16:16, Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you.
- Part 4: The New Testament Church
This part goes into the Reformation Movement some. It talks about, Martin Luther, John Calvin and John Knox and there part in the Reformation Movement.
- Part 5: The New Testament Church
The prophecy in the book of Revelation is explained how the Church of Christ went into hiding for 1260 years and reappeared in 1798. The prophecy backs up history of the church as told in Part 6 History The New Testament Church, Restoration Movement.
- Part 6: The New Testament Church
Thomas Campbell and his son Alexander Campbell are referenced in this article as to their part in The Restoration Movement. Alexander Campbell because his part was so energetic forcibly and so vast a contributing efforts to the restoration of the Church of Christ, much is revealed about him in this article.