What happened to the twelve disciples after the ascension of Christ?

Out of fourteen disciples [twelve disciples + Matthias (replacement to Judas) + Paul = fourteen disciples], one was lost forever Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus, and nine were martyrs. Four were local missionaries in Jerusalem/Judea. The rest were foreign missionaries who left their local surroundings to be church planters. And according to the historians Hippolytus … Read more
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Who was the first martyr in the early apostolic church?

The Bible in the book of Acts chapter 7 tells us that Stephen was the first martyr in the early apostolic church. Stephen was “a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 6:5). Not much is recorded about his personal life. Tradition has it that Stephen and Philip were both of the … Read more
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How did the Lord confirm the priesthood of Aaron?

God had ordained that the theocratic church should exercise its outward priestly function through the family of Aaron’s that had been set apart for that purpose. unfortunately, Korah and the Levites in his company already possessed great privileges beyond those of the other tribes but were not satisfied. They desired to have the same prerogatives … Read more
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Who was the apostle Philip?

Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. The name Philip (Gr. Philippos) means “fond of horses.” He was a native of Bethsaida (John 1:44), near the northern end of the Lake of Galilee. He also was among those surrounding John the Baptist when the latter first pointed out Jesus as the Lamb of … Read more
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What is the Most Holy Place?

The temple of God or the sanctuary was divided to three sections: the Court, the Holy Place and the Most Holy Place. The Most Holy Place was separated from the Holy Place by a veil (Hebrews 9:3). The Most Holy Place had one piece of furniture which was the Ark of the Covenant (Exodus 25:10–22). … Read more
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What’s a brief history of the Protestant Reformation?

The Protestant Reformation, began when Martin Luther posted the Ninety – five theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in 1517. Martin Luther protested the Catholic Church’s corrupt practice of selling “indulgences” to absolve sin and other unbiblical doctrines. The Protestant Reformation caused a great awakening and revival to the Biblical teachings. This … Read more
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