Understanding the Basics of Christian Faith
Christianity has managed to be the most subscribed faith in the globe. It started in Israel about two thousand years ago. Christ was from a Jew born into the family of Mary and Joseph who was Judaism adherents.
Christmas Is the most significant event in the world which Christians believe that it is the day that Christ was born. Despite the fact that this wasnt the precise date of Christs birth people have continued to celebrate it as the birthday for Jesus.
Though Christ was born as a man; he was fully God. He has come in the world with one sole mission. God has a desire to reconcile with man through the forgiveness of sins. Sacrificing animals was a practice that was done many times many years to atone for the sins of man. God had a plan to wipe away the sins of man completely. Though he has one son, God freely gave him up to die on behalf of humanity. People must first confess his sinful state. It is important to understand that no matter what man he cannot makes himself pure as Gods standards are very high. Christians become sons of the highest God when they are forgiven sins through the blood of Christ.
Christians dont have to pass through an intermediary to fellowship with their father in heaven as Christ through the Holy Spirit enables them talk to God directly. Hardships are seen as an essential component in a believer as it assists them to improve their values. Love is a paramount ingredient in Christian belief.
Sunday is the main day that believers attend church. Going to church is important to every Christian. It is a refueling center where Christians go every week to receive spiritual nourishment and exhortations which help them to live healthily. People have come up with assemblies that have different doctrines that guide their teaching.
Jesus appointed twelve disciples who followed him everywhere he went. Judas was a corrupt disciple of Jesus. Due to his love of money, he conspired with the Jewish leaders and betrayed Jesus for thirty shekels of silver. 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.
Many Christians were thrown into prison and others killed for their faith. Christians continued becoming more in numbers even though they were mistreated. Interestingly, Christians are being persecuted even today. Despite the intense suffering caused by those who want to suppress Christianity in China, believers have continued to learn more about Jesus Christ and have thereby increased tremendously. Today, there are many Christians in China than in Europe where persecution is not as much.