Ignatius (Part II)

The letters of Ignatius are an important testimony to the content of Christian theology. a. Ignatius put great stress on loyalty to a single bishop in each city, who is assisted by both presbyters (priests) and deacons. b. Ignatius stressed the value and reality of the Lord’s Supper (Eucharist), calling it “a medicine to immortality“. […]

Ignatius (Part I)

Ignatius of Antioch, is historically and widely believed to be the child that Jesus took up in His arms in Matthew 18:3. He was a contemporary of both apostles Peter and John. Ignatius became Head Bishop (or Patriarch) of Antioch from 67-107 AD. Antioch is where believers were first called Christians. Acts 11:25-26 Then Barnabas […]