The word "church" is not mentioned in the Old Testament. The only biblical reference to the Old Testament "church" is in the New Testament book of Acts. Acts 7:37-38 "This is that Moses, who said to the children of Israel, A prophet will the Lord your God raise up to you of your brethren, like me; him will you hear. This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him on the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the living oracles to give to us:" The Bible first mentions the word "church" in the New Testament book of Matthew. Matthew 16:18 "And I say also to you, that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church: and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it."
If you are looking for an Old Testament equivalent, the word congregation would be a good one. It is first mentioned in Exodus 12:3 below.
3Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:
Matthew reference heaven more than any other New Testament Book.
Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament.
The first book in the old testament is the book of Genises.
What new testament book tells us of the work of the early church
GenesisThe first book of the old testament is Genesis.
The establishment and early history of Christ's church (and its members) is recorded in the New Testament book of Acts of the Apostles.
The first text writings of the Catholic Church which we still have were gathered into a book at the end of the fourth century, we call it the New Testament.
Mathew (the first book of the New Testament) mentions him. I'm sure other books do, as well, but I can't remember which ones.
the book of acts
The first book of old testament poetry is named for Job.
In the book of Genesis, the first book of the Old Testament.
The book of Romans is found in the New Testament. That book was a letter written by Paul of Tarsus to the church in Rome.
The book of Galatians is found in the New Testament. That book was a letter written by Paul of Tarsus to the church in Galatia (in modern-day Turkey).
The Bible mentions music primarily from the Old Testament; mostly in the book of Psalms.
The first book of the New Testament is Matthew, not the book of the law. The book of the law refers to the Old Testament law of Moses. The first four books of the New Testament are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Your first resource in studying the history of the early church should be the book of Acts (Acts of the Apostles) in the Christian New Testament in the Bible.
The Gospel according to St. Matthew is placed as the first book of the New Testament canon.
Genesis is the first book of Moses , and it is also the first book in the Old Testament.
Acts of the Apostles; the fifth book of the New Testament.
The Book of Acts, attributed as a sequel to Luke's Gospel, it considered the 'history book' of the early Church.
It is the first book in the New Testament.
The first book in the old testament is genesis.
The first book in the Old Testament of the bible - is Genesis.