Artemis worship instigated the restrictions of 1 Timothy 2:9-15

1 Timothy is a letter written to help Timothy navigate the mixed-up, idolatrous ideas that were wreaking havoc on the faith of the Christians in Ephesus. Read more about these problems in this article. In 1 Timothy 2:9-15, Paul placed extreme limitations on the women in the Ephesian church, because the women were especially causing… Read More Artemis worship instigated the restrictions of 1 Timothy 2:9-15

Irenaeus

The wizard Simon of Samaria wanted to be powerful and famous. His nickname was “The Great Power of God!” and he had a many fans. When he heard the gospel of Jesus, as preached by Phillip and proved by miraculous signs, he believed. Still a fan of “magic,” Simon coveted the power of Peter and… Read More Irenaeus

Justin

Justin is the first Christian philosopher. He was born in 100 AD, and was beheaded for his faith in 165. Truth Seeking Scholar Justin was Greek, but he was raised in Samaria. He studied various secular philosophies, and had almost settled on following Plato when a mysterious old man convinced him Jesus was the divine… Read More Justin