Alternative understanding- Is it time for new understandings and making sense of what we are taught?
I’ve spent the last 10 years or so discovering truths about scripture that the religious teachers have hidden from us for 2000 years. The name “Christianity” is not in scripture. The word “Christians” (plural) is in the bible ONCE (only once) and the word “Christian (singular) is in the bible TWICE.
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church, and taught a large company of people; and in Antioch the disciples were for the first time called Christians.
And Agrippa said to Paul, "In a short time you think to make me a Christian!
yet if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but under that name let him glorify God.
Before Paul was an apostle, He was the chief Pharisee that persecuted Jesus worshippers, (NOT "Christians").
Act 9:2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
He had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.
but when some were stubborn and disbelieved, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation