Category Archives: early church history

Sola Fide: Justification by Faith Alone – John Chrysostom (349-407 AD)

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Posted in church history, early church history, Faith, Justification

Dr. James White on the historical process of the canon of the New Testament

http://www.aomin.org/aoblog/1989/10/01/the-early-canon-process-of-the-new-testament    

Posted in Apologetics, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Historical reliability of the Bible, Uncategorized

Ten things about Eastern Orthodoxy

http://effectualgrace.com/2017/04/17/10-things-about-eastern-orthodoxy/ A very helpful summary of Eastern Orthodoxy, in light of the conversion of Hank Hanegraaff to Eastern Orthodoxy.  (by Sam Storms)  (Posted by Pastor John Samson at Effectual Grace. Samson links directly to Storms’ article.) See also: Causing Unbelievers … Continue reading

Posted in church history, early church history, Eastern Orthodoxy, Hank Hanegraaff, Tradition

Long Before the Council of Nicea of 325 AD, the early Church taught the Deity of Christ

https://www.str.org/blog/nine-early-church-fathers-who-taught-jesus-god#.Wk9rlFQ-dTY    

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Council of Nicea, Deity of Christ, early church history, Theology

Historical Testimony for Jesus’ Death and Deity

The Death of Jesus and the Defeat of Islam: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-death-of-jesus-the-defeat-of-islam The Early Church Fathers on Jesus: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-early-church-fathers-on-jesus  

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Deity of Christ, early church history, Historical Jesus, History, Islam, Muslims, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Irenaeus and the church at Rome in his day

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Irenaeus was one of the most important church fathers of the second century, who was bishop of Lyon, France, and who wrote around 180-200 AD, his famous work, Against Heresies, that was against Gnosticism…

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholicism

Response to Dave Armstrong’s response to my article on his taking Irenaeus out of context

I begin with a link to an article by Anthony Lane, that David Waltz linked to at his blog.  (see at the very bottom of his side bar, right above the famous Newman quote)  This article by Anthony Lane is … Continue reading

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, The rule of Faith, Tradition