Essay on Christianity: Salvation by Grace

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Christianity is a faith based on the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Fisher, 1991) Christianity is a one God religion as presented in the New Testament. Today, Christianity and the church are culturally diverse, even in the aspects of race. It is even said that Sunday mornings is the most segregated time in the world. There is one central belief that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, all Christians can come to this conclusion. Christianity teaches that Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins and that we are all under the judgment of God because we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Other religions may often depict that it is only necessary to do some good when it comes to God in order to…show more content…
God expects us to live in likeness of him; however we are still accountable and will be held responsible for our actions and decisions. We must hear God’s word, believe, repent (turn from which that is wrong), confess and be baptized in order to be saved. "Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come," (2 Cor. 5:17). This means that God actually lives in the person and the Christian then experiences a true and living relationship with God. In being a Christian you belong to Christ; you are saved through Jesus Christ. Unfortunately many people call themselves a Christian and do not have a personal relationship with Christ. The bible makes reference to this in (Revelation 3:1-6). Jesus is of great significance in both Islam and Christianity. When it comes to the views of Jesus according to Muslims and Christians there are quite a few differences in terms of beliefs about the nature and life occurrences of Jesus. In Islam Jesus is found in the Quran, also known as “Koran”, the Muslim bible. It was revealed by God to the Prophet called Muhammad. Today, those that call themselves Muslims believe in the complete authenticity of the Quran as the original revealed guidance from God. With Christians, information and guidance in relation to Jesus comes directly
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