Jesus commanded His Disciples to “Go make Disciples of all men, Baptizing in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Teachings of the Apostles explains Baptism in a short but informative instruction. Concerning baptism, you should baptize this way: After first explaining all things, baptize in the name of the … Continue reading Baptize in the Name of the Father, The Son, and the Holy Spirit
When in our youth and even into early adulthood there are many obstacles that the Adversary can tempt people with. Believers in God have it real bad as the Adversary’s desire is to thwart God’s plan in our lives. It is this that the next portion of Lessons from the Apostles talks about. DIDACHE 6 … Continue reading Don’t Be Led Astray
For the past four weeks we have looked at the Didache teachings on The Way to Life. We have seen the similarities to the Ten Commandments and other parts of the Hebrew Scriptures that communities of The Way lived by. This provides to us that the community was based on the whole Scripture and … Continue reading Are You Steeped in Sin? The Way Of Death (Didache 5)
How did the early Christian communities operate? How did they live as one Body in Christ? The early Christian community was called The Way, a sect of Judaism. This community had Gentiles (few in number) in it even before Paul was sent out and were mostly Roman Soldier families and aristocrats who were transformed by … Continue reading The First Century Christian Community
Continuing the Way of Life, the Teachings take the last chapter and go a little more detailed. These explain that the evil deeds result in matters of the heart. DIDACHE 3 FLEE EVIL My child, flee evil of all kinds, and everything like it. Don't be prone to anger, for anger leads to murder. Don't … Continue reading Didache 3: A Matter of the Heart
Continuing our look into the Didache, the second part is an extension of the first about the way to life. The second commandment of the teaching is this: Do not commit murder; do not commit adultery; do not corrupt boys; do not have illicit sex; do not steal; do not practice magic; do not … Continue reading DIDACHE On Commandments and Codes (Laws and Statutes)
Ever Wonder How the Early Church Even Before Paul New What to Do? The Didache tells this.