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Were Catholics the first Christians?
Catholic Christianity is Complete Christianity. In fact, we Catholics were the first Christians because we Catholics were the original Christians. Sadly, a lot of Catholics have apparently played into this word-trap as well, referring to Catholics as “Catholics” and to Protestants as “Christians.” What they’re doing,…
Were the first Christians Catholic?
The fact that Catholics were the first Christians is confirmed two ways: 1. First of all, most historians accept the fact that the Catholic Church was the first Christian community, such being confirmed from ancient texts. 2. Secondly, the modern practices of the Catholic Church are the closest to the practices of the apostles and early Christians.
What is the first church in the Bible?
The first mention of the word church in the entire Bible is in Matthew 16. In this passage, Jesus brings His disciples outside Jerusalem and asks them who they think He is (v. 15). Peter responds by declaring, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God” (v. 16).
Why are we called Christians?
We are also called christians because we have the annointing that Jesus had on our lives. The term christian was coined by nonchristians after Jesus death to describe the followers of the Christ. They were viewed as being weird because they served and worshiped only one God unlike the people of that day and time.