Religion Of Christianity Research Paper

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The religion that I will be presenting is Christianity. Christianity was founded by Jesus Christ in the first century A.D. Jesus was born of a young virgin women named Mary, and her husband Joseph, a carpenter, in the town of Bethlehem. They then fled to Egypt to escape King Herod's decree that all young boys will be killed, and lived there for two years. Jesus then lived a fairly normal life until he turned 30, which is when He began His ministry. Jesus called 12 disciples, who would follow Him when He taught and preached to people. Jesus did this for three years, until it was time for Him to be crucified by the Romans. Jesus died by crucifixion, but rose again on the third day after His death. He then ministered to people for another 40 days, before ascending into Heaven. The news of Jesus spread throughout the known world, and even though many people were martyred for their faith in Jesus, Christianity has become the predominant religion in the world.…show more content…
Christians believe that we are all sinful from birth, and that the only way for us to receive forgiveness is through faith in Jesus' death and resurrection. The fundamental beliefs of Christianity can be summed up in John 3:16, which says, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." We can do nothing on our own to save ourselves from spending eternity in hell, but through God's grace and mercy, He sent His one and only Son Jesus to take on our punishment, so that we can spend eternity with Him in
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