A Stumbling Block or a Stepping Stone?

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Something “easy”—the eating of Jewish dietary laws—was bringing down the Roman brethren. The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. “Visitors from Rome” were present at Pentecost (Acts 2:10).  The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. “Visitors from Rome” were present at Pentecost (Acts 2:10).  It seems that they went back & established the Roman church. The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. “Visitors from Rome” were present at Pentecost (Acts 2:10).  It seems that they went back & established the Roman church. Then, the Emperor “Claudius . . . commanded all the Jews to leave Rome” (Acts 18:2, ESV).  The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. “Visitors from Rome” were present at Pentecost (Acts 2:10).  It seems that they went back & established the Roman church. Then, the Emperor “Claudius . . . commanded all the Jews to leave Rome” (Acts 18:2, ESV).  When Claudius died on October 13, AD 54, his edict became null & void. The Roman church was greatly mixed between Jew & Gentile. “Visitors from Rome” were present at Pentecost (Acts 2:10).  It seems that they went back & established the Roman church. Then, the Emperor “Claudius . . . commanded all the Jews to leave Rome” (Acts 18:2, ESV).  When Claudius died on October 13, AD 54, his edict became null & void. The Jewish Christians returned & found a Gentile church. Cultural wars erupted!