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This section contains discussions and teachings on church history, including overviews of important figures in the history of the Church.

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Lesson 9 - Church Life In The Third Century

This month we looked at church life in the late 2nd and the 3rd century. This covered chapters 10 and 11 in the Gonzales book.


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Lesson 8 - Early Teachers of the Church

This month we will look at chapter 9 in the Gonzales book - The Teachers of the Church.  This chapter will predominately look at four important early teachers: Irenaeus of Lyons, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian of Carthage, and Orgien of Alexandria.

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Lesson 7 - The Canon of Scripture

This month we will take a look at the formation of the canon of Scripture.  How did the church decide which books were truly inspired and should be considered authoritative Scripture?  What was the process it used?  Which books almost did not make it into the Bible - and why?  And which books were considered but ultimately rejected m- and why?

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Lesson 6 - Early Heresies

This lesson looks at the early heresies in the church and how the church responded to these heresies - especially Marcion and the Gnostics.

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Lesson 5 - The Didache

This looks at persecution in the early church. It will look up through the first couple of hundred years ending in the early to mid 200s.

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Lesson 4 - Readings In The Apostolic Fathers

This looks at persecution in the early church. It will look up through the first couple of hundred years ending in the early to mid 200s.

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Lesson 3 - The Church Under Fire

This looks at persecution in the early church. It will look up through the first couple of hundred years ending in the early to mid 200s.

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Lesson 2 - From Jerusalm to Rome and Beyond

This class gives goes over the period covered in the book of Acts, helping us understand how the early church went from being a small group of Jews in Jerusalem to a worldwide movement comprised predominately of Gentiles - in around 30 years.

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Lesson 1 - Introduction and the World of the NT

This class gives and introduction to Church history, explaining why it is valuable to study the history of the church, and then looks at the major forces shaping the world during the time of the New Testament - the Greeks, Romans, and the Jews.

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C.S. Lewis

A visitor from the C.S. Lewis Institute came to teach on C.S. Lewis and his case for Christ. Read More...

Jonathan Edwards Discussion

We apologize however due to some technical difficulties the second part the discussion was lost. This is the first portion of the discussion which covers Jonathan Edwards' sermon "Christian Knowledge."

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Introduction to Jonathan Edwards - Handout

Handout for the class Read More...

Asleep in the Light

Why the Modern Church Desperately Needs to Rediscover Jonathan Edwards Read More...

Jonathan Edwards' Concept of Seeking

The Concept of “Seeking” in the Theology of the Apostle Paul and Jonathan Edwards Read More...

Revival and Awakening

Jonathan Edwards: His Theology of Revival and Awakening Read More...

Jonathan Edwards and the Toronto Blessing

Revival: A Comparison of the Theology of Jonathan Edwards and the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship Read More...
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