Crucial Facts You Should Know about Christianity
Christianity is the leading religion in the world. 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.
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.
Christ came into the world as God incarnate. 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. 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. It is important to understand that no matter what man he cannot makes himself pure as Gods standards are very high. Believers are certain that the forgiveness through Jesus Christ allows them to be adopted into the family of God.
Christian believers behold a personal bond with their maker which makes their religion different from others. 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.
Christians attend church on Sundays. 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.
Among the assistants that Jesus had chosen to walk him in his ministry journey was Judas who was the treasurer in this ministry. He loved money to a great extent. 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.
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. Just like early days of Christianity believers are even now going through persecution in several parts of the globe on account of their faith. 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.