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|the period after the collapse of the Roman Empire; characterized by a distortion of Christianity
|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
|the twelve men who had firsthand knowledge of Jesus and whom God sent out to preach the gospel
|the portion of Scripture which foretold Christ's coming and which Jesus used with reverence
|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
|the approximate year the New Testament was completed
|the most common form of the Greek language; used for writing the New Testament
|an assembly or group of people
|the religion of the Jews
|the city in which church leaders met to discuss the problem of Gentile believers and Jewish law; location of the first Christian church
|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"
|name for a church leader which comes from the Greek term meaning "overseer" or "superintendent"
|name for a church leader which comes from the Greek word which is also the source for the word priest
|the true Head of the Church, according to the Bible
|the term which refers to the special leaders, authorized to speak and act in Jesus' name, appointed by Christ Himself
|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
|the term which means "universal" or "one"; can be used to describe the great "invisible" church of all believers
|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