Augustin delighted in viewing the church's bishops sitting on thrones, therefore announcing the Millennium as having begun already. After history this view seems hard to maintain. The thousand years ...
Isaiah 49:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 16 “Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me."
Seems like when the NT was written, the churches Paul planted could not have been large numerically in Ephesus, Thessalonia, Corinth etc. Acts says that 3000 were added in a day in Jerusalem, but ...
In 1st Corinthians 14:34-35 (NASB), Paul says: 34The women are to keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but are to subject themselves, just as the Law also says. 35If ...
Though it has a couple different meanings, most often ἐκκλησία is translated as "church" in the NT. I'm wondering, though, whether its use in 1 Corinthians 14:34 might be distinguished from its use in ...
Possible Duplicate: What are the biblical metaphors for the local church? The Bible often uses metaphors or images to illustrate a point. What are the different metaphor the New Testament ...