||Not only did the same
gospel apply, but believers were unified by a church
organization in both eras.
This is that Moses, which said
unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord
your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like
unto me; him shall ye hear. This is he, that was in the
church in the wilderness with the angel which
spake to him in the mount Sinai, and with our
fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto
And God hath set some in the
church, first apostles, secondarily prophets,
thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of
healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
I Corinthians 12:28