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Doctrines of God and Christ in the early church

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • God -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with introductions by Everett Ferguson.
    SeriesStudies in early Christianity ;, v. 9
    ContributionsFerguson, Everett, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT98 .D56 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1736776M
    ISBN 100815310692
    LC Control Number92041865

    Church of God is The Church of God was founded in upon the principles of Christ as they are revealed in the Bible, the Word of God. It has its foundation of faith and practice in the Scriptures and the vital experience of its constituents is scripturally oriented. Churches of Christ are independent Christian congregations linked with one another through distinguished beliefs and practices. Now represented worldwide as one of the various denominations to evolve out of the American Restoration Movement, they declare biblical foundation for their doctrine and practice and outline their legacy back to the early Christian church as expressed in the New.

    This book surveys the history of Christian doctrine from approximately A.D. to It generally follows chronological order and identifies the most significant events in church history, but the emphasis is on tracing doctrinal developments. To further this purpose, it dis-cusses some events thematically rather than in strict chronological File Size: 1MB. Simply put, many of the doctrines that now are considered to be heresy were held by the early church and many doctrines now considered to be mainstream were condemned as heresy by those associated with the early church. Here is a listing of many such doctrines: Baptism .

    God is often referred to in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as our Heavenly Father because He is the Father of all human spirits and they are created in His image (see Genesis ). God the Father, His Son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost constitute the Godhead, or Trinity, for Mormons. Latter-day Saints believe God is embodied, though His body is perfect and glorified. Jesus - Jesus - The picture of Christ in the early church: The Apostles’ Creed: Even before the Gospels were written, Christians were reflecting upon the meaning of what Jesus had been and what he had said and done. It is a mistake, therefore, to suppose that such reflection is a later accretion upon the simple message of the Gospels. On the contrary, the early Christian communities were.


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An integrated overview of history The volume in this series are arranged topically to cover biography, literature, doctrines, practices, institutions, worship, missions, and daily life.

Archaeology and art as well as writings are drawn on to illuminate the Christian movement in its early centuries. Ample attention is also given to the relation of Christianity to pagan thought and life, to the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Enclosing, not enclosed: the early Christian doctrine of God / William R.

Schoedel --Some reflections on the origins of the doctrine of the Trinity / Maurice Wiles --The concept of divine substance / G. Christopher Stead --Athanasius of Alexandria and the foundation of traditional Christology. The doctrines of the Trinity, the authority of the Bible and tradition, the nature of Christ, salvation, original sin and grace, and the sacraments are all extensively treated in these pages.

This revised edition of Early Christian Doctrines includes: Sweepingly updated early chapters; Revised and updated bibliographiesCited by: : Doctrines of God and Christ in the Early Church (Studies in Early Christianity) (): Finney, Paul Corby, Scholer, David, Ferguson, Everett: Books.

Remember, the apostles were part of the earliest church and they have written what the early church was to believe and practice. One mediator between God and man, not many mediators (1 Tim. ) 1 Timothy"For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,".

If you want to further investigate I would recommend the 4th book of John Gill’s work, The Cause of God and Truth, where Gill, working from primary sources and manuscripts, who was a scholar on languages in his own right, has compiled almost an exhaustive list of the early church and some of the best quotes on these doctrines available.

Recorded in,It has been published in many places and at many times. For a summary see Milton V. Backman, Jr., Joseph Smith’s First Vision (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, ). An early Church minute book containing the proceedings of many Church meetings and councils.

20 Answers: The Early Church reveals the legacy of our forefathers in the Faith, showing how they lived and what they believed. And perhaps most importantly, how the Church they governed, guarded, and preached was the same Church that Jesus founded and the same Church that we have inherited almost two millennia later.

Thus the Word of God was written within the Church, the Body of Christ, flowing from the authority and teachings of Jesus Christ and the oral traditions and writings of the Apostles in the early Christian community. Scripture and Tradition form a unity of the faith experience. Heresy has been a concern in Christian communities at least since the writing of the Second Epistle of Peter: "even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them" (2 Peter ).In the first two or three centuries of the early Church, heresy and schism were not clearly distinguished.

The Church of Christ churches had their beginning in the early 's as a split from the Baptist denomination. Their most prominent leader of the time was Alexander Campbell.

Their only claim to an earlier existence would be through the Baptist churches. The idea that the Church of Christ churches are not a denomination is a play on words. The word "doctrine" comes from the Greek word "didaskolos," and it basically means "teaching." It is used many times in the New Testament.

Doctrine is extremely important in Christianity. By it we know who God is, what He has done, what the Trinity is, the deity of Christ, His resurrection, salvation, justification, etc.

Doctrine is what defines the who's and what's of. Working Group prepared a draft of a “Book of Doctrines and Discipline” (D&D) in response to It was defended by the women and men of the early church, many of whom gave their lives as testimony.

Their labor, enabled and inspired by the Holy Spirit, God's restored Kingdom with Christ. Recognize the laity as the people of God and a File Size: 2MB. Points of difference between the Gospel Trumpet people and the Church of God circa doctrine, compromise, Anderson, Church of God, history, Gospel Trumpet: Old Paths vs.

New Light: Peek, George: History: Areas of compromise in the Anderson Church of God in the early 's. "For too long certain scholars have been content to portray Irenaeus of Lyons as a well-meaning churchman but incompetent theologian. By offering a careful reading of Irenaeus' polemical and constructive arguments, God and Christ in Irenaeus contradicts these claims by showing that he was highly educated, trained in the rhetorical arts, aware of general philosophical positions, and able to use.

The Church is to be founded on Peter's confession of Jesus Christ as the Son of the living God. No supremacy is here given to Peter, as a comparison of these verses with Johnand Matt -- in which the same privilege of the binding and loosing is given to the whole Church and to all the apostles.

- Examining Catholic Doctrines - False Doctrines of the Early Church - Three Days and Three Nights - Predestination and Calvinism - The Holy Spirit: Our Help and Strength - What is Speaking in Tongues.

- The Grace of Giving - The Day Christ Comes Again - Works and Rewards - Introduction to the Book of Revelation - The Divorce Debate. The early church fathers deserve great admiration for their courage to stand boldly for Christ, even at the cost of their lives.

They shame us in our worldliness. The writings of the early church fathers also deserve serious study. These men lived in the shadow of the apostolic age. Some of them personally walked and talked with the apostles.

THE NATURE OF GOD way that the ancient apostles had the authority to God is often referred to in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as our Heavenly Father because He is the Father of all human spirits and they are created in His image (see Genesis ).

God the Father, His Son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost constitute. Christ is the Image of God, t6. Jesus is the/our Rock/Stone/Cornerstone, t7. Jesus is the Light or Light of Light, t8.

Jesus is our Shepherd, t9. Jesus Christ is the Lamb of God; The Holy Spirit -. The book reveals Jesus Christ, the God of the Bible, in His role during the Tribulation and as King of Kings (subjective genitive) and is the revelation from Jesus about the events that will transpire during the Tribulation and afterwards (objective genitive).

God wishes us .The book of Acts records eyewitness accounts of the early Church from Christ's resurrection until about A.D. Chapter 2 records the beginning of the Church. This special event began when the place where the apostles and other disciples were gathered was suddenly filled with the sound of a mighty wind and “tongues, as of fire” appeared to.Each introduced privately and separately his own peculiar opinion.

From them came false Christs, false prophets, false apostles, who divided the unity of the Church by corrupt doctrines uttered against God and against his Christ. (Eusebius. Church History, Book IV, Chap verses 1, ).