The Beginning of the Church
Ferguson, pp. 47-56, 63-69

  1. In what church is it popular to say that the rock of Matt. 16:18 is Peter?


  2. When the word rock is found in the Sermon on the Mount, what is it symbolic of?


  3. What does Ferguson say the two most important declarations of Matt. 16:18 are?


  4. What does Ferguson think that the phrase "the gates of hades will not prevail against it" refers to?


  5. To what two things do binding and loosing refer in rabbinic literature?


  6. What seven things began on the day of Pentecost?


  7. What scriptures indicate that "the disciples" and "the church" refer to the same thing?


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