Acts 15 First Council of the Church. The Jerusalem Council Part 3

Acts 15:13-21 (NLTse) When they had finished, James stood and said, “Brothers, listen to me. 14 Peter has told you about the time God first visited the Gentiles to take from them a people for himself. 15 And this conversion of Gentiles is exactly what the prophets predicted. As it is written: 16 ‘Afterward I […]

Acts 15 First Council of the Church. The Jerusalem Council Part 2

Acts 15:6-12 (NLTse) So the apostles and elders met together to resolve this issue.  This matter of wether the Gentiles who were being converted must also be circumcised and obey the law of Moses to be saved, was the very reason why the first council called the Jerusalem council was convened to discuss. The question […]