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Did the Apostles distort what Jesus taught?

Why The Disciples of The Apostles Matter Today
  1. The Council of Jerusalem (50AD)
    1. Acts 15:7-29 
    2. Apostolic Decree
    3. Address legalism
  2. The Council of Nicaea (325AD)
    1. The Nicaea Creed 
    2. The Trinity
    3. Divinity of the Son and the Father
    4. Address Arianism, Quartodecimanism, and Easter controversy
  3. First Council of Constantinople (381AD)
    1. Divinity of The Holy Spirit
    2. Affirmed The Nicaea Creed
    3. The Athanasian Creed 
    4. Address Pneumatomachianism, and Apollinarism
  4. The Council of Ephesus (431AD)
    1. Affirmed The Nicaea Creed
    2. Addressed Nestorianism
  5. The Council of Chalcedon (451AD)
    1. The Chalcedonian Creed
    2. Hypostatic Union
    3. Addressed  monophysitism
    4. The Council of Chalcedon and It's Impact
  6. The Second Council of Orange (529AD)
    1. Addressed the depravity of mankind and the act of baptism.
    2. Explains Salvation by Grace through faith alone
    3. Addresses Pelagianism
  7. The 3rd Council of Constantinople (681AD)
    1. Affirmed The Trinity
    2. Affirmed The Hypstatic Union of Christ Jesus
    3. Elaborated on the distinct Wills of the distinct natures of Christ Jesus
  8. The Belgic Confession (1567AD)
    1. First of Three "forms of unity"
    2. Doctrines of the Church
    3. Addressed the Arminian Controversy 
  9. The Heidelberg Catechism (1563AD)
    1. Second of Three "forms of unity"
    2. Addressed the Roman Catholic Council of Trent
    3. Basic Question and Answer with Biblical Proof texts
  10. The Canons of The Synod of Dort (1619AD)
    1. Third of Three "forms of unity"
    2. Address Arminimsim, and Roman Catholicism
  11. The Westminster Confession of Faith (1664AD)
    1. Continuation of Doctrines of Christianity
  12. The CRC Synod of Kalamazoo (1924AD)
    1. Common Grace
  13. The Chicago Statement of Biblical Inerrancy (1978AD)
    1.  Addressed the Inerrancy, infallibility, inspiration, and authority of The Bible 
  14. The Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (1987AD)
    1. Addressed Biblical Marriage and Biblical gender roles.
  15. The Nashville Statement (2017AD)
    1. Addresses what the Bible reveals about human sexuality.

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