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THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................1How did the worship of the church develop in the period of 1st to 5th centuries....................1CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONChurch history is the history of faith of Christians which was begun on 30 A.D inPalestine. The history of church begins with the Jesus Christ. Christianity is a religion that isdeeply rooted in history. In this report, Howthe worship of church develop in the period of 1stto5thcenturies is included in this study. Further, the assignment also includes from 1stcenturydevelopment to 5thcentury.MAIN BODYHow did the worship of the church develop in the period of 1stto 5thcenturiesAccording to Parkes, (2016), P.85, “Church history is the history of faith of Christianswhich was begun on 30 A.D in Palestine”. The history of church begins with Jesus Christ.Christianity is a religion, which is deeply rooted in history. Central to the Christian faith is thefact that God came to the earth as a man- Jesus Christ. About 2000 years ago, he lived, loved andtaught humanity There is a greater reality to the history of Church and Jesus that he sacrifices,miracle and burial in corn-stone of the faith of Christians.By the 3rdcentury, Christianity had grown-up to turn as the dominant religion of thenorthern Mediterranean world as well as they also gained significant extensions to the east andsouth of the Mediterranean. Bishops were the successor of Jesus Apostles as well as the leader ofchurch. With the great efforts of Bishops, Christianity is spread to the early Roman Empire.Reading and accumulation of scripture, prayer, singing of hymns and psalms and manyspiritual songs. All the activities were in full command of Jesus. Except the celebrations of theLord's Suppers, even so, these practices were not recognized by Jesus, as they were derived fromSynagogue worship of the Jews. Jewish was the first Christian community in Jerusalem. It isrecognized as the Old Creed as the world of God. As per the Burkholder, and Grout, (2014),pp.145-148. “The early Christians continued from their Jewish counterpart was that Jesus wasthe promised Messiah and the salvation was found only by Jesus.” Their worship was continuedin the style of Jewish fashion but they added the Lord Supper and prayer in the name of Jesus.However, they did prayers daily in groups. After some time, the chief day of worship gotchanged and it was fixed for the first day of week. This was a great development in the history ofchurch as well in style of worshipIn 1stcentury, Christians believed Yahweh to true God only. The God of Israel believedJesus to be the Messiah. Jewish proselytes and Jewish were the first Christians. Christianity1
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