{dates may be approximate}                                  R E M N A N T     T I M E L I N E                                                                                                                                    Wherefore Messiah also, that He should be hallowing the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Now then, we may be coming out to Him outside the camp, carrying His reproach. For here we are not having a permanent city, but we are seeking for the one which is impending...  Hebrews 13:12-14
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  edah/ekklesia in the wilderness
Acts 7:38
Jerusalem outpouring
at pentecost

Acts 1 & 2
Paul warns Corinth of "another gospel".
II Corinthians 3:15
{account from Acts of the Apostles leaves off with chapter 28.}
Acts 28:30-31;
Good News Magazine The History of the Church of God, part 2
Rome burns under Nero. "Christians" blamed.
Tacitus, Annals XV.44
Jews rebel against Roman rule. 4 years of war begin.
Good News Magazine The History of the Church of God, part 2
Simeon ben Clopas with ekklesia flees Jerusalem for Pella
Alban Butler, Lives of the Saints; Benziger Bros. ed. [1894], at sacred-texts.com
Roman legions destroy Jerusalem's temple.
Josephus, Wars of the Jews VI
Roman conquest of Masada.
Simeon ben Clopas returns to Jerusalem with ekklesia.
Hegesippus. Josephus.
"The crimes of heresy and schism were imputed to the obscure remnant of the Nazarenes which refused to accompany their Latin bishop."
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ***NEED FULL REF
"He [Polycarp of Smyrna, 69-155 A.D.] had always observed it [Passover] with John [; Thraseas, bishop and martyr from Eumenia; bishop and martyr Sagaris; Papirius; Melito the Eunuch; Philip] the disciple of our Lord, and the rest of the apostles, with whom he associated."
Eusebius of Caesarea, Church History. Book V, Chapter 23,25.
Constantine of Mananali begins to preach in [**NEED REGION] among the Paulicians.
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Constantine of Mananali stoned by a convert on order of Byzantine soldiers commanded by an officer known as Simeon.
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, chapter 54
Commander Simeon, overwhelmed by the example and teachings of the executed Constantine of Mananali, renounces his former life, honors and wealth, to become a convert and zealous preacher.
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, chapter 54
Simeon martyred.
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, chapter 54
Empress Theodora persecutes Paulicians: 100,000 martyred over 20 years.
Survivors flee to the Balkans (Bulgaria); became known as Bogomils.
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Patarines emerge in Milan.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Religion.
John Henry Blunt, Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of Religious Thought.
Peter de Bruys, from Valley Louise in southeastern France, preaching repentance.
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Arnold & Henri
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The name Cathars is given for "heretics" in northern Europe.
Walter L. Wakefield, Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition in Southern France 1100-1250
Peter Waldo of Lyons begins preaching the evangel after discovering stark contrast between the Scriptures and the Roman Church. [He] exhorts his brethren to prayer, to watchfulness... declare themselves to have apostolic authority, and the keys of binding and loosing... hold the church of Rome to be the whore of Babylon.
Ecclesiastical History of Ancient Churches of Piedmont, pp. 231, 236-237, 175
Peter Waldo under persecution, relocates from Lyons France to northern Italy.
Ecclesiastical History of Ancient Churches of Piedmont, pp. 231, 236-237, 175
Peter Waldo preaches in Bohemia and Germany for 7 years.
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Apostasy overtakes many Waldensians. A remnant survives [to this day] in remote areas of the Carpathian Mountain area of central and eastern Europe.
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  Paul arested by Rome; taken to Rome; tried and beheaded.
Good News Magazine The History of the Church of God, part 2
Roman emperor Domitian brings the apostle John to Rome, then exiles him to Patmos.
Roberts and Donaldson, Ante-Nicene Fa­thers: Acts of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, pp. 560-562
Demetrius
commended

III John 1:12
Simeon martyred
under Roman emperor Trajan

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Polycarp visits Anicetus, bishop of Rome, to persuade him for the celebration of Passover.
Irenaeus of Lyons, Fragments 3:4
Polycrates holds ground against pressure from Victor, bishop of Rome, to move away from Passover observance:
"We therefore observe the genuine day [Passover]; neither adding thereto nor taking therefrom."
Victor immediately attempts to cut off the parishes of all Asia, with the churches that agreed with them, as heterodox; writing letters and declaring all the brethren there wholly excommunicate.
Eusebius of Caesarea, Church History. Book V, Chapter 24.
Eusebius of Caesarea writes Constantia, the Emperor's sister, regarding artistic renderings of Christ.
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Epiphanius of Salamis tears down a curtain in Palestine with a purported picture of Christ, delivering a vehement protest to the bishop of Jerusalem.
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     …eon to ~28 A.D./B.C.E. 31 32 45 62 64 66 68 70 73 86 95 100 107 110 120 135 155 160 180 190 200 209 227 251 300 313 321 324 325 327 363 400 654 681 684 687 840 1050 1096 1104 1125 1160 1161 1180 1208 1210 1487 1500 1713
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  The Policy of the Romans was opposed to the existence of separate political unions in countries dependant on them. On the other hand, they seldom interfered with the religions of their subjects or allies if these religions neither disturbed the peace nor encouraged barbarities ... since it was part of their political tradition to win the good-will of other nations by re­specting their gods.
Jackson-Lake, The Beginnings of Christianity, p.199
samaritanism;
gnosticism:
syncretism.
"another gospel" creeps into the ekklesia at Corinth.
II Corinthians 3:15
{first record of faithful disciples being put out of the New Covenant edah/ekklesia.}
III John 1:9-11
pragmatic compromise: appeals for political, heirarchal authority as a means to peace and concord (unity). years of instability begin for the edah/ekklesia at Jerusalem.
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{changes in practice that help avoid persecution as Jews by the Romans} large part of the ekklesia at Jerusalem will renouce the Law of Moses to avoid a death penalty under Hadrian for entering the city as a "Jew".
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ***NEED FULL REF
Justin Martyr holds up Greek philosophers as knowing the God of Abraham.
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Irenaeus of Lyons adapts Greek philosophy, advancing the purpose of our existence as the making of character by the mastery of difficulties and temptations.
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Members first receive involement in militaries and politics as acceptable.
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Edict of Toleration issued in Milan.
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Constitution of Constantine
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Synod in Antioch fails to bring unity between East and West churches.
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Council of Nicea. Those who observe Passover are expelled.
Nicean Creed
Council of Laodicea
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Images & veneration of Mary
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  Ananias & Sapphira lost
Acts 5:1-11
Simon Magus rebuked
Acts 8:9-24
enter: Greek philosophy; lip service to God. Gnosticism stressed pagan dualism with its emphasis on the immortality of the soul and the inherent evil of matter. It also introduced much vain speculation on the nature of God and the spirit realm. Several New Testament books, including Colossians, the gospel of John and First John, spend much time refuting the Gnostic heresies that Simon Magus and many others began to spread.
Diotrephes
marked
(Asia Minor)
III John 1:9-11
Clement of Rome writes Corinth with apostolic succession: follow the bishop.
I Clement 44
Ignatius abides Clement of Rome: "Give heed to the bishop ...attuned to the bishop ...obedient to the bishop as to Jesus Christ".
epistles of Ignatius, various
Bishop Sixtus (116-126 A.D.) holds Sunday worship services, substituting Paschalis (Easter) Sunday and "Eucharist" for Passover and the memorial of bread & wine.
Eusebius of Caesarea
Prayer for the dead indicated from the inscription at Abercius' tomb in Phrygia.
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Tertullian makes use of the word "Trinity".
Tertullian, various.
Origen conveys the teaching of a hypostatic union between the Father and the Son.
De Principiis book 1 2:2.
Cyprian abides Ignatius: "He can no longer have God for his Father, who has not the Church for his mother."
Cyprian on Unity 6
All Roman courts of justice, inhabitants of towns, and workshops were to be at rest on Sunday, the venerable Day of the Sun.
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Constantine, Emperor of Rome, helps to adopt Christianity as the official State religion.
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Forbidding Christians from resting on the Sabbath day; actually enjoins them to work on that day.
Canons [29] of the Council of Laodicea
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed., "Sunday"
Pope Urban II describes the Piedmont valleys of southeastern France as being "infested with heresy."
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Pope Innocent III uses force against the Albigenses in southern France.
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Pope Innocent VIII issues a bull calling for extermination of the Waldenses, the sect of the valleys of Vaudois. A fog encircling the Catholic armies saves the Waldenses from total destruction.
Encyc. Britannica, 11th ed., "Waldenses"
Newport, Virginia, USA:
William Davis family will influence many in America into trinitarianism.
Richard Nickels, Six Papers on the History of the Church of God.
        {dates may be approximate}                                  R E M N A N T     T I M E L I N E                                                                                                                                    Wherefore Messiah also, that He should be hallowing the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Now then, we may be coming out to Him outside the camp, carrying His reproach. For here we are not having a permanent city, but we are seeking for the one which is impending...  Hebrews 13:12-14