What are some unique beliefs or practices of Christianity?
Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, we also believe that as the Messiah, he is the only Way to God. In order to go to heaven you must believe that Jesus is the Messiah, son of God, our Savior, that he died on the cross for our sins, and that he rose again.
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The beliefs of the majority of Christianity are summarized in the"Nicene creed". The Bible, both Old and New Testaments is God's inspired word andis God's self-revelation abo…ut Himself and His dealings with men. Genesis contains foundational truth about the Creation and fall aswell as the first promise of a savior. Jesus Christ, the Jewish Messiah promised in the Old Testament cameto save all of mankind. The Holy Spirit, who is God in a trinity (not accepted by allChristians) with the Father and the Son gives both power andinsight to believers. Jesus will come again to set all things right and usher in HisKingdom which will have no end, and give to people the results oftheir free choice to either accept or reject Him. As He is God, theconsequence of a persons reaction to Jesus Christ is of centralimportance to their eternal destiny. Christians worship God in the trinity as this is how He hasrevealed Himself. Prayer as part of a personal relationship with a living God isimportant for believers and is based upon God's invitation as wellas His power to do what is asked according to His will. Salvation is not by the Law as this cannot bring assurance and asJesus' atoning sacrifice is the only way to receive salvation. All Christians, not any elite group of 'holy' people are saints,made so by the blood of Jesus and the indwelling spirit. The Bible, not human tradition is the sole source of authority.Man's ideas must be measured against the Bible, not the other wayaround. To be rightly understood the Bible must be read in its context,understood according to its intention (to whom it applies), withthe help of the divine author, the Holy Spirit. Christians should never cease to 'grow in grace' and knowledge ofthe truth. It is a lifelong walk and can involve regular need tochange where Christians realize they are wrong and God's way isbest. Worship and religious practice primarily happen continually in theheart and life of the believer, not just at particular times whenChristians gather for worship. This is a major difference betweenthe Christian faith and some others, in that it is not salvationthrough religious practices and so these are the result of faithand cannot produce it. That by accepting a savior - Jesus - you will inherit the kingdomof God (heaven) after death. This usually deals with praying to God, asking him to forgive anindividual of their sins, and accepting Jesus Christ as a spiritualsavior. Many Christians believe that any form of prayer is acceptable, aslong as it is heart felt, and ends with something along the linesof "in Jesus's name, Amen." as prayer is supposed to be given toGod through Jesus's name. This may differ between Catholic andProtestant belief, though the Bible asks to direct prayer inJesus's name.
When Christians meet to pray, it must be done in private. Answer: Early Christians would have to meet in secret because of persecution. A person would draw half a fish a…nd if another drew the other half they would know they were a worshiper of Christ. Mass was done in private and they would repeat the Apostles Creed.
Those that Christians have today, as recorded in the New Testamentof the Bible and as summered in the "Creed". All early Christians believed that Christ was the Son of God who… had been sent among us to redeem humanity from sin. They disagreed on the issue of the trinity. Trinitarian Christians believed that although Christ (the Son), the Father (God) and the Holy Spirit were three different persons, they were one substance, essence or nature, three persons coexisting as one being, "one god in three persons". God was one being who consisted of three persons. Nontrinitarian Christians rejected the doctrine of the Trinity as not having scriptural origin. Their views differed widely on the nature of God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. The Arians believed that God the Father had always existed and was the only true God; the Son of God (Christ) did not always exist, but was created by (and was therefore distinct from) God the Father; that the Son was a subordinate entity to the Father; and that the Holy Spirit was the illuminating and sanctifying power who was neither God nor Lord/Master. The Adoptionists believed that Jesus was adopted as God's Son. The Monarchianists believed that god was one person, instead of three persons coexisting as one in being. The Subordinationists believed that the Son (Christ) and the Holy Spirit are subordinate to God the Father in nature and being. The Arian Christians were the most important Nontrinitarian sect and were very popular around the Roman Empire
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:35 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit th…e fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27 There seem to be too many nowadays that only talk about faith and religion, but there are also few that put their faith to work and actually live it.
They have one God. They may pray to him whenever they feel lonely or anytime.. Their are many Christian sects and not all have all practices in common - although they do have… a few (such as baptism) common to most. . Christening . Naming . Baptism . Confirmation . Reception of the Holy Ghost . Sacrament . Eucharist . Maidentry (Womanhood) . Virality (manhood) . Marriage . Confession . Excommunication . Shunning . Last Rites . Funerals . (To be added to)
It varies greatly among Christians but the one thing that Christians have in common is that Jesus is the savior and that baptism is essential for the forgiveness of sins. Most… Christians break bread and serve water, grape juice or wine to commemorate Jesus' death and sacrifice. //Although it is recommended, baptism is not essential for the forgiveness of sins or neccessary for salvation. //
Everything in the Old Testament is practiced and believed by both.
Main Beliefs: 1. Jesus Christ is their savior and redeemer 2. God is their protector A quick note about 1, they believe Jesus Christ resurrected from the dead. Read M…atthew in the Bible to get an Idea of Christ. Practices: 1. Mostly singing his praise 2. Preaching or listening to a pastor 3. Praying Technical Practice 1. Fasting 2. Baptism
No. Christianity should go merely by the word of God. (The Bible) Human customs change over time and these may change minor aspects of what denominations believe and someti…mes split and change denominations. But the plain fact is, Christianity, the message of salvation, has not changed: If you declare with your mouth, Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
List some of the traditional beliefs and practices that hinders growth and development of Christianity in nigeria?
practise that hinder the growth and development of christainity
Contemporary Christians of the United States are different from the New Testament early days Christians/Jews. We have church buildings and they did not. We live in the modern …western world and they lived in the ancient and eastern way of thought. Most of them were Jews who came to believe Jesus was the Messiah. Most of the contemporary Christians in the United States are Gentile Christians. There are modern Messianic Jews who do believe Jesus is the Messiah and Savior of the world. We have modern instruments to use with our singing and the old days Christians barely had an instrument within 5 miles of their worship meetings. Our music is sung in English and their music was sung in Aramaic or Greek or Hebrew. The Messianic Jews of today will often sing in the Hebrew style and in the Hebrew language. We have the same core beliefs as those of the New Testament Christians. The NT Christians did not have the "Roman Catholic Church or a Pope." Contemporary Protestant Christians and Messianic Christians do not have the Roman Catholic Rule or the Pope either. We believe the Scripture is the only authority for the believer as well as God Almighty.
Christians believe that there is only one God. And he has a son named Jesus. Not many Gods or Divine beings. One and only one God. And that God wrote a book of rules telling u…s how we are meant to live our lives, The Bible.
Jesus, both God and Man, is the promised Messiah sent to be the King of the Jews and to save the world from their sin so man can again have intimate fellowship with God. . Go…d is not willing that anyone should perish but alas many do because they refuse to admit that Jesus is the Son of God, the savior for all. . See the Nicene Creed for the other fundamentals. . The Lutheran Book of Worship The Book of Common Prayer (Episcopal). English Language Liturgical Commission translation . We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. Through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen. .
Believe and be baptized in the name of Jesus and you will be saved.
The unique thing about Christian Revelation is that the whole world is in Sin, that we are infected by sin, the only way to cur this is that G_Ds own son Jesus Christ, die for… our sin that we may be cured, and be made whole. The truth? That we have been given the revelation before time, we know what is to come. We do not have to die before we find out a "Spiritual reality"
At church is where Christians worship god, but Christians show their beliefs to the world by shining their light.
For most of Christianity, that would be 'their' creed or 'I believe' statements. See related link for some creeds of the major part of Christianity: