Understanding the Basics of Christian Faith
Christianity has managed to be the most subscribed faith in the globe. It began when a man called Jesus came into the world about two millenniums ago. He was a child that was born into a Jewish family who has religious roots in Judaism.
Christmas Is the most significant event in the world which Christians believe that it is the day that Christ was born. 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.
Though Christ was born as a man; he was fully 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 had a plan to wipe away the sins of man completely. 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. 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. Hardships are seen as an essential component in a believer as it assists them to improve their values. Believers in Christian faith are also exhorted to love one another and to forgive each other freely.
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. 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. 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. Though Jesus knew more about Judas flawed character he allowed him to continue being one of his disciples. This led him to satisfy his insatiable selfish desire for money by selling his master for a few coins. During those days, Jews were under the colonial rule of Romans who administered the most shameful and painful punishment to offenders.
In the next few days after the ascension of Jesus to heaven, Christians were now heavily persecuted. 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. 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. Christians in China are many that all the believers found in European nations.