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the period after the collapse of the Roman Empire; characterized by a distortion of Christianity Middle Ages
the time period known as the Middle Ages A.D. 500 to 1500
the apostle who had not been one of the original disciples, and to whom Christ made a special appearance Paul
the twelve men who had firsthand knowledge of Jesus and whom God sent out to preach the gospel apostles
the portion of Scripture which foretold Christ's coming and which Jesus used with reverence Old Testament
the portion of Scripture which records Christ's first coming, life, ministry, death, and resurrection; written by apostles or men close to the apostles under divine inspiration; consists of the permanent record of the gospel and admonitions to the church New Testament
the approximate year the New Testament was completed A.D. 100
the most common form of the Greek language; used for writing the New Testament koine
an assembly or group of people church
non-Jews Gentiles
the religion of the Jews Judaism
the city in which church leaders met to discuss the problem of Gentile believers and Jewish law; location of the first Christian church Jerusalem
What was the decision of the church leaders in Jerusalem concerning Jewish law and Gentile believers? Church leaders came to an agreement that Gentile believers did not have to practice all the Jewish laws of the Old Testament.
name for a church leader which comes from the Greek word for "servant" deacon
name for a church leader which comes from the Greek term meaning "overseer" or "superintendent" bishop
name for a church leader which comes from the Greek word which is also the source for the word priest elder
the true Head of the Church, according to the Bible Christ
the term which refers to the special leaders, authorized to speak and act in Jesus' name, appointed by Christ Himself apostolic authority
2) baptism 3) the Lord's Supper 1) symbolic ordinances instituted by Christ and the early church 2) a personal, public identification with the greatest act of human history—the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ 3) commemorates th 1) baptism & the Lord's Supper 2) baptism 3) the Lord's Supper
the church leader who loved to "have preeminence" and who put himself above God's Word Diotrephes
the term which means "universal" or "one"; can be used to describe the great "invisible" church of all believers catholic
the first single, visible, large, organized church for all Christians; soon led to dominance of one local church over the other and distortion of Christianity Church of Rome
the church leader in Gaul who said that every church must agree with the Church of Rome Irenaeus
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