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Title: Christianity


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Christianity
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Christianity
  • The cross is the central symbol of Christianity.
    Christians believe that Jesus died on the cross
    and three days later rose from the dead. The
    cross is a symbol of victory over death,
    promising eternal life.

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True meaning
  • Christianity is the second oldest to Judaism.
    Afterwards, is Islam.
  • The term Christians, means Christ-like.

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Book
  • Their Holy Book is called The Bible.
  • Has two parts Old and New Testament
  • The Holy Bible was originally written in Hebrew,
    Greek, and Aramaic. Now, it is translated into
    many languages of the world.
  • Ten Commandments

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Beliefs
  • Believe in one God, the God of Abraham, Isaac,
    and Jacob (called Adonai.)
  • Idea of God is called Trinity Father, Son, Holy
    Spirit

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Practices
  • Worship Service
  • Christians come together as the Church.
  • Led by Pastors or Priests
  • Baptism is an outward declaration of faith in
    Jesus Christ.
  • They also participate in Holy Communion, also
    called the Lords Supper.

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Cities
  • Bethlehem is the birthplace of Jesus Christ.
  • Jerusalem is the place that Jesus died and rose
    again.

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After Death
  • The focus of Christianity is righteousness
    through Jesus Christ so that Christians will
    spend eternity with Him in Heaven.
  • Without the salvation of Jesus Christ, there is
    hell.
  • Christians believe that Jesus will come again to
    the Earth one day.

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Number of Members today
  • 2 billion

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Origin and Spread
  • After Jesus death and resurrection, the
    disciples preached that Jesus is the Messiah and
    persecution began and continues until today.
  • Until 312 A.D., Romans were polytheists. After
    Constantine accepted Christianity, it became more
    acceptable and the religion began to spread.

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Denominations
  • Roman Catholic
  • Orthodox
  • Protestant
  • Baptist
  • Methodist
  • Presbyterian
  • Lutheran
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