If you're not reading the same bible as the first Christians in 144 A.D. you're reading just another book. The first Christian bible is not only the foundation of faith that virtually every denomination traces its canonical roots back to - it's also the only place you'll find the gospel preached by Paul the Apostle that he specifically references numerous times: "But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ." (Galatians 1:8-9)
In addition to the Gospel of the Lord you'll also read in their original, unedited form Galatians, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Romans, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, Ephesians, Laodiceans, Colossians, Philemon and Philippians. That is the entirety of the first Christian bible as it was gathered and transcribed in 144 A.D. and as it is now. Numbered chapters and verses in standard bible format.
This special first edition includes illustrations along with a Study and Reference Guide where you'll learn about the key people and events surrounding The Very First Bible and the Marcionite Church - and the suppression of both for 2,000 years. http://www.theveryfirstbible.org
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About the Author
A.W. Mitchell is a Society of Professional Journalists award winner and serves as the Community Outreach Director for the Marcionite Christian Church and the www.theveryfirstbible.org web site.
Table of Contents
The Very First Bible consists of The Gospel of the Lord (Evangelion) and the original Epistles of Paul (Apostolikon). Within the Apostolikon are: Galatians, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Romans, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, Colossians, Philemon and Philippians. It did not contain an Old Testament.
This edition includes a Reference and Study Guide which explores the roots of the first Christian bible and the Marcionite Christian Church. Some of the key players and events include Marcion of Sinope, Constantine, Tertullian, the Council of Nicaea and the Council of Rome.