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Jesus Christ

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Jesus Christ is the foundation on which the Christian faith is built. Ask and answer questions about His life, death, resurrection, and more here.
The name Jesus (I‧e‧sous′ in Greek) (Jeshua or Jehoshua in Hebrew), was not unusual back in the Bible times, and many were named that at the time(Luke 3:29). That's why it was important to add further identification, saying, "Jesus the Nazarene ." (Mark 10:47; Acts 2:22) or Jesus...
I cant grow closer to God because I am already a part of It!
Following Jesus means that you believe in him heartily and acceptthat you are a sinner, and sharing his mission means you spread thegood news
Peter (Cephas) denied Jesus (Yehowshuwa) three times.
if you mean that Matthew walked on the water with Jesus, it's no. peter is the one who walked with Jesus. but wherever Jesus travels, the apostles also travel and Matthew is one of it.
Some see a reference to Jesus in Zechariah 13:7, " Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones ." They say that when Zechariah spoke of a...
Forty days According to Scripture and tradition Christ stayed withthe apostles forty days between His resurrection and Ascension. Acts 1.3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, bymany proofs, for forty days appearing to them, and speaking of thekingdom of God. According to ...
A: Judging by the gospel accounts, Joseph would have taught Jesus to work with wood as a village carpenter. This involved no education other than manual skills. John Dominic Crossan ( The Birth of Christianity ) says that Jesus was a peasant from a peasant village and was therefore illiterate...
As legend would have it, it was made of dogwood, but due to thesmall size of the dogwood tree that's highly unlikely. The biblehas nothing to say on the wood and roman history isn't veryspecific about what was used to make crosses. Most likely it wasmade of whatever they had at hand
Jesus Christ or Christ means that Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed one, the Messiah, the Son of God. It means that Jesus is more than just a man, He is God Almighty in Human form. It also means that the Roman Cesar was just an ordinary man and that the Cesar (Tiberius at the time) would have to bow...
Luke 17:11-19; Jesus heals the ten lepers on his way to Jerusalem,on the borders of Samaria and Galilee. They cried out to him toheal them. He tells them to go show themselves to the priests, andso they were cleansed. Only one of the ten, a Samaritan came backto express his thanks to Jesus of...
in the old times, water, wine. The drink of the Romans during Jesus's time was beer.
Throughout the Gospels Jesus' every message was a witnessing event,which he preached daily.
This encounter took place at the gates of a city called Nain . See Luke 7:11-17 .
You must be brave to get a whipping and to be cricified as well.
Caesar Augustus was the leader of the Roman Empire, which included many small countries. There were several kings named Herod. Herod Archelaus was king of Judea but was still under the authority of the Romans. Sort of like a person born now in California--in the time of President Obama but also the...
Jesus chose the average everyday believer right in their own world or lifestyle. Many of the disciples were fisherman. He did not pick the elite or the rabinnical educated or the Pharisees who thought they knew everything when they knew nothing of God in reality. He chose the everyday man so they...
jesus died at 33. so we can say that jesus died right in his early thirties: 33\n
Good Friday--the Friday after palm Sunday and before Easter.
Jesus died on Passover, Nisan 14, was resurrected to earth on Nisan 16, and remained 40 days before his ascension to heaven. Just before he ascended to heaven, he promised he would send the Holy Spirit . ( Acts 1:1-9) With this new ability, provided by the Holy Spirit, they were to preach to the...
This story is not in the gospels. It was the author of 1 Peter who wrote of Jesus going down to preach to the prisoners in hell, at verse 3:18-19.
Garden of Gethsemene
Jesus' death on the cross was the reason for the first Good Friday.
So that everyone would know he has risen from death
messiah means "savior" so people project jesus as the savior. but they expect to have a political savior to save them from the roman empire just as moses did in egypt. \n
Jesus said to Love One Another As You Love Yourself! . A New Testament perspective: Matthew 22:37-40 - Jesus said to him, " 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it:...
Answer 1 Because nobody believed in him anymore. Just like Ra. Ra was an Egyptian sun god who was worshiped way back around 2400BC. Ra is no longer "alive" since there is no one left to believein him. You see, since gods are not real, the only way for them to "live"is through belief. When you...
Because this is what the bible seems to indicate contextually and is a reasonable conclustion to come to according to several sources: **"It is even itself probable that the Leader of the hosts of light (in Rev. 12:7-9) will be no other than the Captain of our salvation, the Lord Jesus Christ...
As followers of Jesus: He calls them to 'follow me' (Mark 1:17) They are portrayed as 'fishermen' because they will gather people into their community. In this respect, the boat became a symbol for the church, which is why the congregation sit in the part of a church called 'the nave' (Latin for...
he chose the twelve apostles to share his mission with.
he chose the twelve apostles to share his mission with.\n
Herod became king of Judea in 37 BCE, when he conquered Jerusalem at the head of a Roman army. So it would be consistent with Matthew's Gospel for Jesus to be born any time between 37 and April 4 BCE, when Herod died. Since Augustus became emperor of Rome in 31 BCE, it would also be consistent with...
no. there's nowhere to be found in the bible that hesus turned mud into a pigeon.\n
Through His Own Public Ministry, Our Lord Gained thousands of followers, & He Chose 12 specific men to preach His Gospel.
he was badly beaten because he was scourged at the pillar before he was nailed on the cross. among the three people who was nailed, jesus suffered the most\n
Every man and woman is cursed with sin and not being perfectbecause of the fall of adam and eve and thanks to sin entering intothe world. Part of not being perfect is being blind, handicapped,deaf, etc. These aliments were and can be fixed or healed by God.
Whether Jesus ever performed miracles is a matter of faith, not necessarily shared by all Christians. Many Christians believe that the "age of miracles" finished long ago, while others, particularly the Catholic Church, say that miracles still happen. That Jesus performed miracles is attested in...
First off, Jesus is not God he is Gods son read Proverbs 8:22,proverbs 8:30, and Mark 13:32, John 14:28. Depending on whatdenomination you are in, in the Judaism faith you have mixedanswers. Some believe that Christ never came, and some believe thatJesus is a hoax.
That faith and magic are paramount in Christianity, over logic andreason.
One answer is that we don't know for sure. There were millions of people crucified by the Romans. Crassus lined the "Appian Way" with crucifixions for miles during one slave revolt. The idea that only one method was used in millions of different crucifixions obviously isn't likely. From archeology,...
El Nino refers to the warming of the Tropical Pacific Ocean.
The reasn Anno Domini is still used is because Jesus only died on the cross. He was then resurrected and is still our living Saviour today and forever.
A very little of Jesus childhood is known to us.
If you'll check scripture, Jesus never said that he was dying inorder to redeem civilization. Apparently, Christianity put thosewords into his mouth,
The Ten Commandments weren't a prophecy. They were basic rules thatgod gave the Israelites to guide them on the right path. Even todaypeople follow the Ten Commandments.
365 times and theirs 365days in a year
He was denied and insulted by sinners
he preached for the coming of the messiah which is jesus. he also baptized him\n
The answer is found in Matthew chapter 16 verse 17. God revealed this to Peter. Mat 16:16 Simon Peter answered and said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." Mat 16:17 Jesus answered and said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you,...
By showing His grace and kindness. When He cured many diseases, Loved the children and said let themcome to me and told us to be like children, He said we should loveour enemies and pray for those who curse us, He said we shouldforgive our brothers 7 x 70 times, he said that we should sharewith...
jesus said this to the paralytic man who were lowered from the rooftop by his four friends.\n
33 years. he began his ministry at 30 and for three years, began preaching.\n
Just like a court room has witnesses who tells the jury whathappened or what they saw, in the same way the Apostles did thesame for Jesus Christ, when they witnessed his miracles, histeachings, and his death and resurrection. Also in Christendom, to be "a witness" means to tell others aboutJesus...
John 8.2-11 tells the story of how Jesus saved from being stoned a woman caught in adultery, but does not mention her name. The story appears in different places in some old manuscripts but does not occur in any manuscript prior to the end of the fourth century. If the author of John's Gospel was...
Because He was creating a symbolic connection between thetraditional Lamb sacrifice at the Temple of Jerusalem (used toacquire forgiveness for the sins of Israel) and his forthcomingcrucifixion and death which He accepted peacefully in order toachieve the forgiveness of sins for future Christian...
Jesus himself did not, he only preached about common beliefs of the time, such as the Essenic beliefs, which were later removed from Judaism. However, later Paul removes many of the Jewish aspect from Christianity, such as keeping Kosher, so that Christianity would be more appealing to Gentiles....
1.He guided them. . 2.He taught them. . 3.He loved them.
Satan never spoke to Jesus on the mount of Olives.
All authorities agree it was between 29 and 33AD. The traditional date is 33AD, but more-up-to-date and biblically-impartial scholarship taking into account (i) the Passover dates (ii) that there were two sabbaths that week (not just 1) and (iii) Daniel's 70-weeks prophecy seem to put it at 32AD...
The word rabbi means teacher.
The healing at the pool of Bethesda is found in John 5:1-8.
When the Pharisee reacted that Jesus violated the rules of the Sabbath,\nJesus then told them about the time of King David. David and his men ate the food of the temple even it was only required for a priest.Abiathar the priest at that time allowed them because Yahweh allowed it. Jesus then told the...
Jesus said that he was the King of the Jews. To the Roman governor,Pontius Pilate, such a claim would have been sedition. A king ofthe Jews would have to be appointed by the Roman government duringthat time. He was tried and executed only by the Roman government.
No they do not. Nor do they accept St. John the Baptist.
Jesus rose on a Sunday
Jesus told His followers many things about how to live and how to treat each other. However, one important command is given in Matthew 28:19-20, commonly called the Great Commission. It says: " Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of...
Jesus in Greek is Iesus in Hebrew it is Yeshua or Yahoshua meaning " The Lord Saves"
An athlete is a very respected image in our society especially, andif you are a Christian, show others that will be watching you thatyour lord and savior Jesus Christ has blest you with the athleticability. Sooner or later people will start to follow your boldnessand courage in the Lord.
Another answer from our community: The Bible tells us in Matthew Chapter 1 the entire lineage ofJesus. This was very important because the prophecies about who theChrist would be said He would be from the line of David. Carefulrecords were kept so that the lineage of Jesus could be proven tobe...
no. it was somewhat presumed that December 25 is the coldest time of the year just as Jesus was born in a cold weather
sheep without a shepherd or a flock aka the when the preacher says that he is leading his flock
Well, Jesus was poor. He decided to be poor so He could show love to the poor in ways no one else was willing to. BUT this does not mean He only loves the poor. God loves everyone. Yes, He loves you too. He loves everyone no matter what they have done or how many times they have done it. His love...
He started up all the works to make Christianity
'The plant, which the crown was made from, was not mentioned by the Gospels. ACTUALLY THE CROWN OF THORNS PLANT COMES FOR THE ISLAND OF MADAGESCARE, OF THE COST OF SOUTH AFRICA. IT IS IN RUBBER TREE FAMILY/
Jesus inspired others in many ways. He did not sin. He loved others and showed even the socially low and poor people care and unconditional love. He was generous, with his time and with miracles. He was able to inspire others to live in purer ways and follow God.
Gnostic churches are characterized by the belief that a special knowledge ("gnosis") is needed to fully enter into salvation. Jesus then possessed this special knowledge and gave it to some (one?) of his disciples, and it has been preserved in the Gnostic church. In a sense the Gnostics become an...
Both Matthew and Luke say that Jesus was born during the reign of King Herod the Great, who died in April 4 BCE, but do not say exactly when he was born. In 533 the Roman abbot Dionysus Exiguus set out to create a calendar based on Christian history. He knew that it was impossible to say when Jesus...
Maryam. She was a Hebrew Jew, and that is her name in Aramaic/Hebrew. Now commonly called Mary. Mary
Even the followers of Jesus knew him as a prophet. Provided here in Matthew 21:42 42 Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: " 'The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes" 43 "Therefore I tell you...
actually it is called a stole\n
No one knows as the story did not specify.
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his apostles and his disciples\n
He found twelve men who he asked to follow him and he called themdisciples. They were Simon (Peter) , Andrew, James son of Zebedee,John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas who would later be known asDoubting Thomas, Matthew the tax collector, James son of Alpheus,Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas...
The Bible seems to show them being very upset since He wasconsidered a controversial and unorthodox religious leader.
I believe it was John the Baptist