Crucial Facts You Should Know about Christianity
Believers who believe in Jesus Christ are more than those who believe in Islam. 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. 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. Christ left heaven and came to this sin-filled earth to accomplish one purpose. God has a desire to reconcile with man through the forgiveness of sins. Despite the act of sacrificing beasts to plead for their sin, they were unclean before God. God desired to cleanse away the sins of mankind. Though he has one son, God freely gave him up to die on behalf of humanity. Now, humanity must admit they are sinners from birth and they deserve a savior. 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.
Unlike Judaism where one has to go through priests to talk to God, Christianity suggests that you can have a personal relationship with God. Hardships are seen as an essential component in a believer as it assists them to improve their values. Christians are encouraged to demonstrate selfless love towards every person on earth.
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. People have come up with assemblies that have different doctrines that guide their teaching.
Among the assistants that Jesus had chosen to walk him in his ministry journey was Judas who was the treasurer in this ministry. Judas was a corrupt disciple of Jesus. This led him to satisfy his insatiable selfish desire for money by selling his master for a few coins. 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.
Those who confessed their faith in Christ were inhumanely tortured. 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. Today, there are many Christians in China than in Europe where persecution is not as much.