Believers who believe in Jesus Christ are more than those who believe in Islam. 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. 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. Jesus came with a definite goal. God has a desire to reconcile with man through the forgiveness of sins. Earlier man had to shed the blood of goat and sheep to obtain forgiveness. God desired to cleanse away the sins of mankind. 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. 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.
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. Believers in Christian faith are also exhorted to love one another and to forgive each other freely.
Sunday is the main day that believers attend church. Going to church is important to every Christian. It has also been noted that frequent churchgoers have other physical and mental benefits. 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. Judas was a corrupt disciple of Jesus. It is noteworthy to say that it is the desire to be wealthy made Judas betray Jesus. During those days, Jews were under the colonial rule of Romans who administered the most shameful and painful punishment to offenders.
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. 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.