IS THERE CONTINUITY OF THE EARLY CHURCH?

I’ll refute one of the Catholic’s best argument to support church continuity.
Firstly, they say, the church exists throughout all generation as it say:

EPH3:21 UNTO HIM BE GLORY IN THE CHURCH BY CHRIST JESUS “THROUGHOUT ALL AGES”…

Throughout all ages is the same as throughout all generation as it say:

NIV

EPH3:21 TO HIM BE GLORY IN THE CHURCH AND IN CHRIST JESUS THROUGHOUT ALL GENERATIONS…

Does throughout all generation suggest an all the time existence?

We, mcgi, believes in the death of the physical church thus throughout all generation doesn’t imply it as all the time. How does god use the term throughout all generation? Does it have no period as exception?

PSALMS146:10 THE LORD SHALL REIGN FOREVER YOUR GOD O ZION UNTO ALL GENERATION.

Is all ages or all generation suggesting all time, day to day? Did god REIGN forever in ZION AS THEIR GOD all the time?

NO.

JER 18:15 MY PEOPLE HAS FORGOTTEN ME

ISAIAH2:6 THOU HAS FORSAKEN THY PEOPLE, THE HOUSE OF JUDAH

EZEK 15:6-8 I WILL SET MY FACE AGAINST THEM (ZION).

EZEK 22:30 I LOOKED FOR A MAN AMONG THEM WHO WOULD BUILD THE WALL AND STAND BEFORE ME IN THE GAP ON BEHALF OF THE LAND, SO I WOULD HAVE NOT TO DESTROY IT, BUT I HAVE FOUND NONE SO I WILL POUR OUT MY WRATH ON THEM.

HOSEA 4:1, THERE IS NO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD IN THE LAND

HOSEA 6:4 WHAT CAN I DO WITH YOU JUDAH? YOUR LOVE…DISAPPEARS…FOR I DESIRE..ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD THAN BURNT OFFERINGS…



Meaning, there was a time  throughout all generations, that god did not REIGN as god in ZION, as it say: ISAIAH2:6 THOU HAS FORSAKEN THY PEOPLE, THE HOUSE OF JUDAH which concludes that throughout all generations does not necessary mean all the time.
SO WHAT DOES IT MEAN THEREFORE BY GOD SAYING the church lives throughout all ages or generation?
LOGICALLY, ALL GENERATIONS IN THE CHRISTIAN DISPENSATION with the exception of the period the physical church died as suggested by context, that there was a FAMINE in hearing gods words over the world as it say in AMOS8:11-12.

Generation is defined differently than how people normally understand generation as a period of 25-30 years, biblically, a generation is a term that refers to the important events within the christian dispensation.

I could only surmised. 

JESUS MINISTRY ON EARTH as a generation, which was the seeking of the lost sheep of Israel

PAUL’s ministry and the widespread  gentile conversion as one generation.

The death of the physical church would precedes another generation, the re-establishment of the church.

THE GREAT TRIBULATION time before rapture is one generation.

THE MILLENIUM is one generation.

THE ARMAGEDDON time is one generation..

etc…
These as I presumed is the totality of all generation wherein the church existed.

ONE GENERATION in gods vocabulary doesn’t conform to man’s knowledge, which sums up to 25-30 years.

It could be a thousand year or more.

LUKE 21:5-32 MANY WILL COME IN MY NAME SAYING I AM CHRIST…THERE WILL BE WARS, PESTILENCE, FAMINE, EARTHQUAKE…THERE WILL BE SIGNS IN THE SUN, MOON…THE HEAVENLY BODIES WILL BE SHAKEN…AT THAT TIME, THE SON OF MAN WOULD COME DOWN FROM HEAVEN…THIS GENERATION WILL NOT PASS UNTIL ALL OF THESE WILL HAPPEN…
Nothing of those sort completely happened yet since Jesus time up to present, which means, from JESUS time including our present time until JESUS return is one generation. SO TO GOD, a generation is not the same as how man perceives it as 25-30 years…
CONSIDERING THAT THERE WAS A FAMINE OF GODS WORDS resulting to the death of the physical church, “Throughout all generation”  logically, implies the times wherein the church existed regardless of the more than thousand years it died, so as suggested by the presence of the FAMINE likewise as how god REIGN as god in ZION throughout all ages but having a point in time that he forsook it and did not reign..as their God.

JESUS suggested one generation is from his time to his coming but that is a generation regarding the signs of the times. It is not how it defined the generations of what is said as “throughout all generations”, BEC as I said, there was a time that the church died…

What could be logically deduced is that THROUGHOUT ALL GENERATIONS in referring to the church’s existence don’t consider the years it died as generation…LIKE HOW GOD DID NOT CONSIDER THE TIME HE DID NOT REIGN AS PART OF THE ALL THE GENERATION HE REIGNED..


PSALM146:10 THE LORD SHALL REIGN FOREVER YOUR GOD O ZION UNTO ALL GENERATIONS..

ISAIAH2:6 THOU HAS FORSAKEN THY PEOPLE, THE HOUSE OF JUDAH

What does it mean therefore by throughout all generations?
LOGICALLY, THESE ARE THE GENERATIONS THAT GOD ONLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND IT DOESNT INCLUDE THE TIME THE PHYSICAL CHURCH DIED. 

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