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This question already has a lot of answers, but I feel like the most basic answer is missing! The answer is yes, and we need look no further than the Bible. Titus himself was a gentile convert. We learn this in Galatians 2 Galatians 2:3 nkjv - Yet not even Titus who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised. For the sake of being ...


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Whilst doing my own research I found two articles that touch on the subject. I simply want to post these in addition to the other two useful answers already given: Cornelius (Greek: Κορνήλιος) was a Roman centurion who is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles. The baptism of ...


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The earliest list of Gentile bishops in Christianity would be those after the first 15 bishops. The first 15 were of Jewish descent who served as bishops of Jerusalem from the time of Christ's death until the second major persecution under Roman Emperor Hadrian during the Bar Kockba Revolt about 135 CE. The first Jewish bishop was James the brother (same ...


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Were any of the early church leaders Gentile converts to Christianity? The short answer seems to be yes. But a secondary question comes into play here. What sources is one willing to accept? According to Catholicism, there are some examples of Gentile converts who went on to become Church leaders such as Bishop and others positions of authority. Let’s ...


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When did the Early Church begin and end their twice weekly fasts? We know from the Didache that the Early Church fasted two days a week. But it does not expand on that nature of this particular fast as a timeframe is concerned. The Didache also known as The Lord's Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations is a brief anonymous early Christian ...


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The answer seems to be NO. It looks like that a lot of early church fathers taught the doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints. Of course they may not call it by that name, or by "Once saved always saved" label (after we translated their writings from Latin / Greek into English), but according to Rev C. Matthew McMahon whose Th.D dissertation is titled ...


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