Christian era

Christian description of 1300 to 1350

History of Christianity


We can know Christianity best when seen in a historical perspective.  We too know ourselves when we understand our history. It would stand that through a combination of  Biblical understanding and Historical/Archeological knowledge we would come closer to the truth.

Recently findings at   Göbekli Tepe suggest that religion came first and possibly was the cause of civilization. The location of this site is near the geographical birth place of Abraham. Here are found the first Temples build by Neolithic man.

Michael Heiser : Gnosticism

Flavius Josephus, The Wars of the Jews, The eating of a child

This famine also will destroy us, even before that slavery comes upon us. Yet are these seditious rogues more terrible than both the other. Come on; be thou my food, and be thou a fury to these seditious varlets, and a by-word to the world, which is all that is now wanting to complete the calamities of us Jews." As soon as she had said this, she slew her son, and then roasted him, and eat the one half of him, and kept the other half by her concealed.

Dating the new testament to Augustus

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David. He went to be registered with Mary, to whom he was engaged and who was expecting a child. (Luke 2:1–7NRSV)

Nero, Acts 25

Nero. the 5th emperor of Rome, and ruled A.D. 54-68 Although he is not mentioned by name in the Bible, he did reign during the events of the Apostles that are chronicled in the Book of Acts.
Acts 25
8 Then Paul made his defense: “I have done nothing wrong against the Jewish law or against the temple or against Caesar.”
9 Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, said to Paul, “Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and stand trial before me there on these charges?”

Luke 12 Not Peace but Division

Could this be an indication that Christ is at the start of the Jewish conflict, he foretell's how things will be and have been until today? 

49 “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!

50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed!

Who do you say I am , Mark 8: 22-30

Mark 8
22 And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him.
23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw ought.
24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.
25 After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.
26 And he sent him away to his house, saying, Neither go into the town, nor tell it to any in the town.


Luke 16:13 "No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money."

matthew 6-24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

Enter through the narrow gate

Matthew 7:13-14

New International Version (NIV)
The Narrow and Wide Gates

13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.


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