Messenger Of Christianity, Jesus Of Nazareth

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Lauren Robison Ivy Mccmullin February 20,2017 “Messenger of Christianity, Jesus Of Nazareth” “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means, God with us ” (Teen Study Bible NIV, Mat.1.23). The name Immanuel, also refers to the leader of the Christian society, Jesus Christ. The word “Jesus means "God is salvation," and the word Christ, or Messiah, means "the anointed", that is, the one anointed of God, who came to guide the people walking in darkness” (Arabic Bible). This Christian man, Jesus, is the central deity to the monumental religion of Christianity. He lived a life modeling faith, courage, selflessness, and love. These main aspects impacted the way that the modern…show more content…
On the other hand, he encourages for people to love their enemies, give to the needy, and be in consistent prayer with God (Teen Study Bible NIV, Mat. 5). These sermons are historical records for the central moral guidelines, on how to live a Christian life. If Jesus did not teach the word of God, and lead by an example from his teachings, there would be no guidelines to live by in the religion. A miracle is “a divinely natural phenomenon experienced humanly as the fulfillment of spiritual law” (Merriam-Webster). Jesus performed many miracles throughout his community. A few examples of miracles performed by Jesus was him healing a man with leprosy, giving a blind man vision, healing people demon possessed, walking on water, feeding a large community of people, resurrection from his crucifixion, and much more. These miraculous accounts added a since of life to religion, and gave people hope and faith into this new religious practice. Witnessing the miracles, and hearing the stories of a human figure performing miracles, spread across the Roman Empire. People from all over the community came to hear and witness these miracles partake. These accounts gave evidence that Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus’s miracles and teachings came to a halt when he was put up for trial for potential crucifixion, under Pontus Pilate and the community of people. The people voted him as guilty and he was
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