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. Christ was from a Jew born into the family of Mary and Joseph who was Judaism adherents.
Most people celebrate in the world remember the birth of Jesus every year. Bible scholars are of the view that the Romans picked this date to coincide with their festivals in December and it is not the actual time for Christs birth.
Jesus came as a human being though he was God. He has come in the world with one sole mission. Man had soiled his relationship with God when he sinned willingly in Eden, but God was seeking a way of blotting out the sins of humanity. 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. One must acknowledge that he is a sinner. Thus, one must rely on Jesus to cleanse his sins and present him before God as people dont have the ability to cleanse their sins through their actions. Believers are certain that the forgiveness through Jesus Christ allows them to be adopted into the family of God.
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. Christians believe that when they go through hard times, God uses it to refine their character. 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. Christians must purpose never to miss church services on Sundays. Through encouragement by the preachers, Christians are encouraged to face difficult situations with courage, and therefore those that attend church regularly have an improved blood pressure. The church is believed to be the body of Christ, and thus they have faith in the same God even if there are many denominations.
Jesus appointed twelve disciples who followed him everywhere he went. Judas was a corrupt disciple of Jesus. It is noteworthy to say that it is the desire to be wealthy made Judas betray Jesus. Jews came about with false accusations which led to the crucifixion of Jesus.
Those who confessed their faith in Christ were inhumanely tortured. Despite these persecutions, the church grew, and they believed God even more. You will discover more if you research that Christians are still being oppressed for their faith even in this century. It is sad to learn that China has had one of the worst treatment for Christians though more people are becoming Christians. Christians in China are many that all the believers found in European nations.