Crucial Facts You Should Know about Christianity
Christianity has managed to be the most subscribed faith in the globe. It started in Israel about two thousand years ago. He was a child that was born into a Jewish family who has religious roots in Judaism.
25th December has been assumed to be the date that Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, and people celebrate with song, dance and exchanging gifts. Despite the fact that this wasnt the precise date of Christs birth people have continued to celebrate it as the birthday for Jesus.
Jesus came as a human being though he was God. Jesus came with a definite goal. It was the desire of our creator to establish an improved relationship with human beings through remission of sin. Sacrificing animals was a practice that was done many times many years to atone for the sins of man. God desired to cleanse away the sins of mankind. When Jesus was crucified, Jesus paid the price for the freedom of man from sin which meant that man had power over sin through the power of the blood of Jesus Christ. People must first confess his sinful state. You must also learn that no human effort can make mankind righteous before God. Christians believe that once they accept salvation through Jesus Christ, they become sons of God.
Christian believers behold a personal bond with their maker which makes their religion different from others. Thus, believers are encouraged to persevere difficult circumstances in order to become more like Christ. Love is a paramount ingredient in Christian belief.
Some people have weekday fellowships but most people to church on every seventh day of the week. Going to church is important to every Christian. It has also been noted that frequent churchgoers have other physical and mental benefits. Christians gather in churches which have different doctrines through the bible is their primary reference with Christ being the center of their belief.
Among the assistants that Jesus had chosen to walk him in his ministry journey was Judas who was the treasurer in this ministry. Though Jesus knew more about Judas flawed character he allowed him to continue being one of his disciples. It is noteworthy to say that it is the desire to be wealthy made Judas betray Jesus. Though Jesus was innocent these malicious Jews insisted that he be crucified on a cross and a notorious robber be released from prison in exchange even though he had committed no crime.
In the next few days after the ascension of Jesus to heaven, Christians were now heavily persecuted. Persecutions did not dampen their faith in Christ but it made them reach more people to believe in Christ. Just like early days of Christianity believers are even now going through persecution in several parts of the globe on account of their faith. It is sad to learn that China has had one of the worst treatment for Christians though more people are becoming Christians. Its growth has continued to surpass many religions by a huge margin in that nation.
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