In the beginning, when the Church was still formulating its official doctrines and beliefs about the Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), the Bible was unavailable to the people. Most people were illiterate and even those who could read the Hebrew, Greek or later Latin translations of Scripture could only be understood by a very small circle of professional priests and scholars. That is why the ancient churches throughout Europe and the Middle East are filled with sculptures, paintings and stained-glass windows on the outer and inner walls and ceilings of the sanctuary. The Bible and Church doctrine needed to be communicated to…
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