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Embrace Purity- Save the World Richard Salbato 6-29-2009 I have always been so impressed by the rapid expansion of the early Church and the methods of that expansion. Of course, the very early Church was backed up by many miracles to prove the truth they were saying. There were many reasons these miracles were needed at that time, but the biggest is the fact that these teaching were radically different and required a radical change in life without compromise. In just a few years the Church spread throughout the Middle East, India and China. Rome and Europe took longer because of the strong resistance of the Emperors. A thousand years later, as the leaders of the Church compromised on basic truths, the Church was mostly pushed out of India, China and the Middle East becoming a small minority, as it is today. Putting aside the miracles of the early Church, what really converted so many people so fast, was the radical sharp contrast in life styles. Let’s use Afric