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. Though Christmas is celebrated as the day that Jesus was born, it may not be the exact day.
Christ came into the world as God incarnate. Christ left heaven and came to this sin-filled earth to accomplish one purpose. It was the desire of our creator to establish an improved relationship with human beings through remission of sin. Despite the act of sacrificing beasts to plead for their sin, they were unclean before God. It was in the design of the loving creator to free man from the burden of sin. 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.
Unlike Judaism where one has to go through priests to talk to God, Christianity suggests that you can have a personal relationship with God. 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 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.
When Jesus started his ministry on earth, he selected twelve apostles. He loved money to a great extent. 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.
Many Christians were thrown into prison and others killed for their faith. Despite these persecutions, the church grew, and they believed God even more. 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.