• The synagogue is not the Christian church, of course. Still it must be realized that Christianity emerged from Judaism. And that Jesus utilized the synagogue arrangement, himself. 

    And yet, it can hardly be a system claiming divine sanction. Interesting, very interesting. 

    So, here is the picture faced by many of earliest Jewish Christians. As time went by, believers would have felt less and less at home in the synagogues. Unless everyone became a believer.

    Let's just try to remember what they were accustomed to in their daily lives.