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Early Church

March 6, 2009

I saw this quote and thought it was really interesting over at Justin Taylor’s blog – it’s a description by Justin Martyr of an early church service in the 100’s:

On the day called Sunday, all who live in cities or in the country gather together in one place, and the memoirs of the apostles and the writings of the prophets are read, as long as time permits; then, when the reader has finished, the president speaks, instructing and exhorting the people to imitate these good things (First Apology 67).

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