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When did the church of which Christ is head begin? Some teach that the church Paul discusses in Ephesians and Colossians is the same as that which is mentioned in 1Cor 12 and which began with the salvation of Paul or shortly thereafter. There are several positions that are followed in Christianity. The main positions are Acts 2, Mid-Acts (Acts 9 or 13) and Acts 28. To answer the question, you must study the context and message of Paul, Peter and others presented during that timeframe in scripture. This is no small matter for many inferences come from the decision you make. So, what saith the scripture?


Wayne Stewart's avatar
July 22, 2014

Paul, Baptism and Mid-Acts

Should we water baptize today and is the mid-Acts position logically right? The answers are No and No. Though a conclusion is affirmed correct this does not mean that the logical process used to attain the result is correct. It...
Wayne Stewart's avatar
July 4, 2014

The Head Metaphor and Mid-Acts

κεφαλή Some who defend the mid-Acts position say that "because Christ is the head of the church present in the book of Acts and is also the head of the church that is mentioned by Paul from prison that we...
Wayne Stewart's avatar
June 22, 2014

Mid Acts or Acts 28

When I began my christian life at the age of 21 in a small Baptist chuch in rural New Zealand I knew little of the bible and even less of its doctrine. I knew that I was saved by grace...