Old Testament Denominations

Who Told You That

The American College Encyclopedia Dictionary defines the word denomination as “a religious sect”.  There were many groups who fit this definition during the time Jesus lived on the earth as man.  The prominent two were the Pharisees and the Sadducees.  There were many others besides these two.  One must conclude that denominationalism is not exclusively a modern day event. 

These denominations thought their beliefs were correct.  Each claimed to be following the Word of God while holding to varying and distinct views.  One would suppose that when the Christ came He would have set them straight on the evils of denominationalism.  If one had held this idea he would have been mistaken.  When Jesus came to earth He went about His Father’s business.  As he did His Father’s business he made life better for those who sought Him.  He healed the sick, raised the dead, and fed those who were…

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