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Ephesians 6:10-13
Revelation 2:13
Revelation 6:9
Ephesians 6:10-13
1 Timothy 6:12

Outline -
Introduction
I. Church History
A. Beginning of the church up to 70 AD
B. Age of Catholic Christianity –
70-312
C. Christian Roman Empire –
312-590
D. Middle Ages – 590-1517
1. the dark ages – 590-1095 – a historical period characterized by demographic, cultural and economic deterioration that supposedly occurred in Western Europe following the decline of the Roman Empire.
2. the Crusades – 1095-1221
3. 1300-1700 – period of the Renaissance – a time of social and cultural change in Humanism, Art, Science, Music, Religion and Self-awareness
4. Religion in the Renaissance
E. Reformation – 1517-1648 – all a part of the Renaissance
F. Counter Reformation – 1550
G. 1650 to the present
II. What this all means
A. A lot of changes have taken place
1. many new discoveries and inventions
2. ideas have changed
B. Doctrinal changes
1. the truth of Jesus identity changed
2. Tertullian was the first to actually use the term ‘immortal soul’ in A.D. 177
3. still God preserved his truth through faithful people brave enough to speak out
Conclusion