In order to understand what really happened in the First Century, it is necessary to study certain Bible topics much deeper than most ever venture to study. Sadly, a great many people who will stridently argue about the second coming, the ekklesia, or any other related topic, have never done an exhaustive study of that topic from all scriptural sources. Instead, they generally have but a verse or two in mind–or even worse, mere hearsay on the topic that they picked up somewhere or other and for which they cannot even cite a source.
The anatomies (works in progress) are linked in a drop-down menu under the link “Anatomies” above. (The same link you clicked to open this page.)