The History and Source of Christianity Essay

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Religion has existed for countless centuries. Christianity is one of the major religions in this world, which had people be criticized, battle in wars, and killed for, but it still survived to this day. The purpose of this paper is to study the source of the religion, recognize the teachings, observe its spread throughout the world, and to identify how it stands among people today. Approaching this paper by a factual report I will explain these major points and why we need to know about this religion and other religions that existed before our generation. Christianity is the largest faith group in the world today. The word Christianity came from “Christ,” which meant the “Anointed One” and the central point of …show more content…
He stirred many hearts and as a result had many followers, which angered the Romans and they began to think of something that would get rid of Him. Soon, a faithful group of people started following Jesus around and called him teacher, which were His disciples. Jesus taught them the will of God and helped them see that humankind is bound to experience pain and suffering as a result of their sin. And that He came to relieve them of their sins by being crucified on the cross so that whoever would believe in Him will have everlasting life. After the crucifixion and rising of Jesus, the small group of disciples started going around and preaching about the gospel and the love of Jesus Christ throughout the territory. It only took a small group of men to spread the word of God throughout the world and the gospel message was simple: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16) Many people believe that this is a fairytale because scientists cannot find true evidence of Gods bones in a tomb. People today need to see in order to believe but the apostles have hope and they want to spread it: "And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain." (Corinthians 15:14) But the spreading of faith was a great risk for these believers.
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