Why Are There So Many Churches?, Part IV
AD 588 – John the Faster of Constantinople assumed the title of Universal Bishop.
AD 606 – Boniface III was declared to be the Universal Bishop and the Roman Catholic Church comes into existence.
The first denomination can now be identified!
Jesus said in Matthew 23:8, “But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all brothers.”
AD 1054 – The Pope in Rome sent messengers to the Bishop of Constantinople with charges of heresy against him. When he avoided them, they excommunicated him and all those who opposed the Pope in Rome.
This brought about the establishment of the Orthodox Church. The Patriarchs of Alexandria, Antioch, and Jerusalem aligned themselves with Constantinople.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHURCH THAT IS LIKE THE ONE IN THE BIBLE, ASK ME.
Mat 16:18, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and
on this rock I will build my church, and
the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
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