Understanding the Basics of Christian Faith
Christianity has managed to be the most subscribed faith in the globe. Christianity has been around for many years after Jesus came to the world and afterward ascended to heaven. You need to learn that, his parents were Jews who based their faith on the law of Moses.
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. Despite the fact that this wasnt the precise date of Christs birth people have continued to celebrate it as the birthday for Jesus.
Christ came into the world as God incarnate. 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. Earlier man had to shed the blood of goat and sheep to obtain forgiveness. 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. 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. 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.
Sunday is the main day that believers attend church. 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.
Among the assistants that Jesus had chosen to walk him in his ministry journey was Judas who was the treasurer in this ministry. 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. 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. Persecutions did not dampen their faith in Christ but it made them reach more people to believe in Christ. Interestingly, Christians are being persecuted even today. 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.