Mister Richardson’s
Church History Class

Chapter 1 Outline

A. Background of the Church

B. Nature of the Church

C. Physical preparation for the Church

D. Spiritual preparation for the Church

E. Expansion of the Church

F. Character of the Church

1. What is the Church? What is its work? Who is its head?
2. What event is considered to have started the New Testament Church?
3. Why would Pilate write the placard for the cross of Jesus in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin?
4. How did the Roman Empire help the spread of the gospel?
5. Why did God allow His Temple to be destroyed by the Romans?