Christianity Is The Source Of God 's Teachings About The World

1252 WordsDec 15, 20156 Pages
Christianity is a religion followed by a huge number of people across the world, but what is it exactly? Christianity is all about cultivating and maintaining a life with God. In this paper we will be reviewing the fundamental Christian beliefs as well as exploring how an active relationship with God and His church is important to practicing Christians. When looking at the base pillars of Christianity, it is a good idea to start at the beginning of the Bible. The Bible is the source of God’s teachings about the world and the people in it. It is organized into two main parts, The Old and New Testament. The first chapter of the Old Testament in the Bible is called Genesis, which is Hebrew for “beginning”. (“Genesis” Mackie) In this chapter, God creates the world and everything in it completely on his own. A foundation of Christianity is the fact that God alone created the world and everything in it, in which He was pleased. One of the most important pillars of Christianity is that there is only one true God; the God who created the world. After God created the world and the animals in it, He created humans. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” (New International Version, Gen. 1:27). Their names were Adam and Eve, Adam translating into “humanity” and Eve “source of life”. God placed this man and woman into the Garden of Eden. This sacred place on earth would provide everything that humanity would
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