The early Christians did what other communities had been doing since the beginning of time.
The idea of a pioneer was a very important one for the early Christians.
The fish was the most important symbol to early Christians.
Yet for most early Christians, the lesson to be drawn from the story was very different.
"This is a sign used by the early Christians," she said, and then left.
There are many reasons why the early Christians had such a strong sense of expectancy.
The extent to which it was held by early Christians is debated.
Now we may be well assured that the case was not thus, but far otherwise, with the early Christians.
The early Christians began to attach special significance to the first day of the week.