What did early Christians believe? Their praise was their sacrifice.

Here’s a Christian article mentioning a flawed Roman Catholic interpretation of a prophecy in the Book of Malachi (the Malachi of the Old Testament and not “Saint” Malachi who gave a supposed “prophecy” about popes). I was not aware of this “Sacrifice Challenge”.

Pilgrim’s Progress revisited - Christiana on the narrow way


“The Early Church understood praise, not the Lord’s Supper, to be the sacrifice of the New Covenant (Hebrews 13:15).”


After the Apostles died, and were received into the Lord’s presence, did early Christians remain faithful to their teaching, which was Christ’s?

What did these early Christians believe about worship and sacrifice?Timothy F. Kauffman is posting a series of articles answering these questions on his blog, Out of His Mouth. This is the intro from one of the posts:

… This series is a response to The Sacrifice Challenge, a challenge issued by Roman Catholic apologists who believe that the only possible fulfillment of Malachi 1:11 is Roman Catholicism’s sacrifice of the Mass. The Early Church, however, saw the sacrifice and incense of Malachi 1:11 to be “simple prayer from a pure conscience,” not a sacrifice of bread and wine.

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  1. ephesians2013, part 6 in this series was especially edifying for me. As I said in the post, the comments section is not for the faint of heart. God bless you!

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