Sermons from September 2021

Sermons from September 2021

Christianity and North Africa Part 1

Church History I First Baptist Church Dandridge Dr. Justin Terrell Jterrell@fbcdt.org Session Seven “Christianity in North Africa” – Part One Introduction As a result of Christ’s promise that the gospel would travel from Jerusalem to the “end of the earth” (Acts 1:8), Christianity began spreading throughout the Mediterranean region of North Africa. It reached distinguished and sophisticated cities like Alexandria and Carthage. In these cities, Christian leaders and apologists such as Clement, Origen, Tertullian, and Cyprian, dominated the theological and…

The Early Danger of Holy Deception

Church History I First Baptist Church Dandridge Dr. Justin Terrell Jterrell@fbcdt.org Session Six “The Early Danger of Holy Deception” Introduction As the church continued to grow and expand, the enemy often looked for new ways to stall and upend the Christian movement. Persecution caused great physical harm and fear, but ironically it led to greater strength and growth. False teaching from the Gnostics caused great confusion and separation, but it was quickly exposed for its inconsistency with Scripture and its own claims,…