The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

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Some time ago, before Vatican II, God was a vengeful God, unmerciful and terryfying. Something that all parents used against their children for them to eat their vegetables and go to mass. Not that they would understand the mass, it was in latin, and they couldn 't get close to God as they was a rail surrounding the alter that only the priest could cross. [ And their was little imput from him because he had his back to you the entire time. But these days things are different, Human 's perspective on God changed, we came to an understanding of God being loving, understanding and merciful and a God who wants to help us and interact with us. God loves all of us, not just those under the category of Christians. However God may…show more content…
So much so the Cross has become the main representation of the Christain Church as well as, Christians themselves, who wear crosses around their neck to remember the sacrafice Jesus made them and live to the motto of taking up their own Cross and walking with Jesus. It is mentioned at church in the mass numerous times, however most importantly in the Nicene Creed where Christians state their belief of the event "He suffered and was buried, and the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, and ascended into heaven". This priniciple belief lead to the returning of Jesus at the end of time to judge the living and the dead as Jesus gives his ultimate demonstration that he has power over life and death, and therefore he has the ability to give people eternal life. God does not just want to be all knowing, righteous, just, unstoppable in power, knowing every thought and motive, but also to be humanity 's friend as well. Someone whom all of humanity can relate to: a human, with a face and a voice and a smile, God in the person of his Son – Jesus. God also wants to live IN everyone as well. He wants to change our lives, to help us ove when we live for Him and love for Him and forgive and die for Him. The nature of God and the concept of the trinity has eluded Christians since its creation, however the concept of the Trinity is not so much how God
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