Lesson 32: The Church: The Church in History


Read Know the Truth: Chapter 26: The Church: The Church in History (Pages 324-334)

Questions for Discussion

1. State and assess the biblical support for the Episcopalian, Presbyterian and Congregational forms of church organization. ‘As far as church government is concerned the NT gives principles rather than a detailed pattern.’ Discuss.

2. What are the benefits to be derived from the study of the history of the church over the centuries?

3. Identify signs of hope in the present development of (a) your local church or Christian group, (b) the national Christian scene, (c) the progress of Christianity worldwide.

4. What is the destiny of the church? What values derive from contemplating that prospect?

Milne, Bruce (2012-11-28). Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (pp. 334-335). InterVarsity Press. Kindle Edition.

Scripture Reading, Scripture Memory and Catechism

Please visit emmauscf.org/passages to view a suggested Bible reading plan, suggested scripture memory verse, and Emmaus’ catechism. Once there, please select the appropriate week of the year.

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