John Chrysostom (1)

Having posted several articles on ancient church heresies, this post begins a short series on ancient church fathers. Again and again, God raised up men of extraordinary faith and ability to preserve His church. The days in which John Chrysostom lived were not unlike our own. Within the church, superficiality and worldliness abounded.[1] Outside the … Continue reading John Chrysostom (1)

Montanism (2)

This continues a short series on ancient church heresies. The church condemned Montanism. “The believers in Asia met many times in many places to investigate the recent utterances, pronounced them sacrilegious, and rejected the heresy… Then at last [the Montanists] were excommunicated and ejected from the church.”[1] These meetings were likely some of the first … Continue reading Montanism (2)

Montanism (1)

This continues a short series on ancient church heresies To his “little children,” the apostle John said, “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world” (I John 4:1). This prophetic word of the Holy Spirit through John would quickly … Continue reading Montanism (1)