Did The Early Church Use The Apocrypha As Scripture?

the blinding of Tobit and Raphael, at the beginning of Tobit

Anytime a question is asked about what the “early church” thought about something, it is important to know that many of our early writings are not in 100% agreement. Few topics had the luxury of being uncontested. Even the existence of Hell was hotly debated (pun intended). Some believed in a fiery eternal torment while … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 10:29-43] Peter Preaches at Cornelius’s House

Peter in the House of Cornelius, by Barend Fabritius

Peter Preaches at Cornelius’s House The previous entry ended with Acts 10:28 when Peter asks Cornelius: May I ask why you sent for me?” Acts 10:29-43 Cornelius answered: “Three days ago I was in my house praying at this hour, at three in the afternoon. Suddenly a man in shining clothes stood before me 31 and said, … Read more