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What is the Christ?
Christ is the English form of the Greek word Christos which was the Greek word for the Hebrew word Messias or Messiah. It means anointed in the Hebrew and is commonly used of kings and especially the great Davidic king who was to come to save His people Israel. Messianic prophecies are the indications of the great deliverance to come, spread through almost every book of the Old Testament, beginnning with the promises of a redeemer after the Fall and found in Malachias, the last of the prophets.
There were literally hundreds of these prophecies all throughout the Old Testament and Our Blessed Lord fulfilled every single one, the prophecies concerning Our Blessed Lord, all taken together and all being fulfilled precisely runs into 1 to so many zeros, I can't even guess. The odds just one of the most well known prophecies all being fulfilled is: Well, look at eight: The probability that Jesus of Nazareth could have fulfilled even eight such prophecies would be only 1 in 1017. That's 1 in 100, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000.
Christ is the answer, the saving hope, the only thing that makes our life on earth make sense; What is the Christ? The Christ is God Incarnate on earth to save you and me!
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In the Bible the events of Jesus' death are only Minorly described. "Passion of the Christ" uses historical facts to display how torturous the death of Christ was literally, a…s the Bible does not give as many details.
Christ means the "Anointed One", similar to Messiah. It is a title, not a last name (Jesus most likely would have been known as Jesus, son of Joseph). It is used uniquely in t…he Christian Scriptures (NT) to refer only to Jesus of Nazareth.
The Atonement is one word that encompasses three of the greatest things that Christ did for us: 1) He suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane where he took upon himself t…he sins, pains, sufferings, temptations of all man-kind. 2) His Death on the cross. 3) His resurrection on the third day. These three events comprise the Atonement. It is only through the Atonement that we can become clean from our sins through His suffering in Gethsemane. We will also one day all be resurrected because He was. This word is widely misunderstood, but should be a word that has meaning deep in the hearts of every follower of Christ, and really the whole world, whether you follow Christ or not, because it affects us all. Through the Atonement we can become clean from our wrong doings, sins. We can repent and literally have them washed away as if they never happened. But this gift is not free. It requires that we give ourselves to Christ, follow him, and shun sin. If we are willing to do what he has asked (have faith in him, repent of our sins, be baptized in his name, receive the Holy Ghost, and persevere to the end) we can receive the greatest of all the gifts of God, Eternal Life -- To live with Him again.
the christ is like on single body made of single parts eg/ church
Love and Salvation in the form of One Man (1 St. John* 4:16) According to the Christian faith, which is the belief that that Jesus Christ is God, Jesus Christ was God come i…nto flesh to save man/woman from the consequence of sin, which is Hell (everlasting pain); sin is the act of going against the principles of God, which are based on love; the love for God being supreme, then to love your neighbor as you do yourself, and to love your enemies as well. (St. Matthew** 5:44 & 22:37-39) According to the Holy Bible, for a man/woman to be saved from Hell, God only requires that he/she believe that Jesus Christ came into this world and died for him/her so that their sin(s) would be forgiven (St. John 3:16-21); for him/her to go to Jesus Christ directly in prayer and ask forgiveness for their sin(s) (St. John 14:6); to believe that when they have asked Jesus Christ directly to forgive them, that Jesus Christ has forgiven them (1 St. John 1:9*); and finally, to find a place where like believers gather and receive teachings from the Holy Bible whereby they can grow in faith, understanding and strength (Hebrews 10:25). According to the Holy Bible, which is the sacred manuscript of a man/woman who believes that Jesus Christ is their Saviour, their God, one must go directly to Jesus Christ and ask Him for forgiveness of their sins, not to someone else. (John 4:16) Please note that the numeral "1" indicates a second book of John, both the Book of St. John and 1 St. John can be located in the Holy Bible.** Please note that "St." is an abbreviation for Saint, which is a term signifying respect; some Holy Bibles utilize this reference of esteem while some do not. I was under the impression that Jesus was God's son and Jesus said that you will see him at the "right hand of the power of God" and Jesus prayed to God also...and God said that Jesus was his "beloved son in whom I am well pleased." sorry to throw a spanner into the works old chap! Jesus Christ = Jesus = Savior. Christ = Annointed One Jesus said "Don't think I have come to bring peace on earth, I have not come to bring peace but a sword" Jesus Christ is the son of God who was sent on the earth to die for our sins so that we can be saved!! The only acceptable view for anyone that considers her/himself a Christian, the answer cannot be less than the following: Jesus Christ is our Lord, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all ages. Light of Light, true God of true God, begotten, not created, of one essence with the Father, through whom all things were made. For us and for our salvation He came down from heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became Man. He was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and He suffered and was buried. On the third day He rose according to the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again with glory to judge the living and the dead. His kingdom will have no end. Jesus is the one who died for our sins. Without him we would be burning in hell forever, not tomorrow, not a week or a year, but forever! People may have hated him or hate him but what he does is turn the other cheek. Jesus is the Son of God. The story of His mortal life is told mainly in the New Testament (part of the Bible). He taught about love, mercy, justice, and obedience to God's laws, to name just a few things that He touched on. He set a perfect example for others, and still encourages us to follow Him. He performed many miracles, and three days after His death He returned to life, and continued His ministry before moving on. Answer for Who Is Jesus Jesus is someone who loves you a lot. He died on the cross so you can go to heaven and be with Him forever. And by His blood we were forgiven of our sins, and healed from our diseases and sicknesses! Answer from an Ex-Christian Outside the Bible and the spurious addition to the works of Josephus in Antiquities, Jesus name cannot be found elsewhere in writings of contemporary writers. Jesus was an invention of Paul. "Another proof that the Christ of Christianity is a fabulous and not a historical character is the silence of the writers who lived during and immediately following the time he is said to have existed. That a man named Jesus, an obscure religious teacher, the basis of this fabulous Christ, lived in Palestine about nineteen hundred years ago, may be true. But of this man we know nothing. His biography has not been written. A Renan and others have attempted to write it, but have failed -- have failed because no materials for such a work exist. Contemporary writers have left us not one word concerning him. For generations afterward, outside of a few theological epistles, we find no mention of him." from"Silence of Contemporary Writers". Correction of the above Sadly many do not realise that a direct line through to Jesus pervades all history. The most obvious was the line that passed from Jesus to John, his closest disciple. Affter Jesus' ascension, John continued to evangelise and he himself had many disciples,one being the great Polycarp - who left a great deal of writing which was passed on through the early church. So either Jesus existed as the Bible stories tell us, or John, and Polycarp, was a liar. And Polycarp was executed for his beliefs - would he have allowed that to happen if he knew them to be a lie, or even doubted them a little? Multiply this for the remaining 10 disciples (Judas Iscariot was dead by this time) and there exists a plethora of writings all backing up the Biblical accounts. multiply this by the 72 that Jesus 'sent out' on one occasion, and the other disciples such as John Mark, and one can see that no wonder the gospel message spread like wildfire across the area. So either Jesus existed as per the Bible accounts or all these were liars. If they were liars, why did many of them die for their beliefs that they 'knew' were untrue? The problem regarding Jesus is that no man, before or since, has created such a stir - and continues to do so. Sadly there are those who will not see it, as he said himself "... there are none so blind as those that will not see...". There are those who, failing to rise to the challenges that Jesus set us, intead of curling up under a stone and hoping he'll go away, instead claim that he never existed in the first place, thus making them feel a little better. What is interesting is that, in some of his teaching, he even predicted this would happen. Firstly, saying who Jesus is not, based on anti-supernatural presuppositions proves nothing. To be consistent one would have to also deny the existence of many ancient personages for whom there is much less evidence. It is also interesting that outdated scholarship, from the 19th Century, with whom even liberal scholars of today disagree, is still used to support such an extreme position. J.A.T. Robinson, himself a theological liberal in his book 'Redating the New Testament' demonstrated his conclusions that the entire New Testament was written before 70 AD. There is ample evidence that the New Testament is the work of either eyewitnesses or of those that knew them. Thus, being those who knew Jesus directly, they were as claimed 'eyewitnesses of His majesty.' Everything they said about Him was thus based on first-hand knowledge as claimed. Mythological exaggerations are not present as in some other writings like the Gospel of Thomas, since other contemporaries of Jesus were present to cull out any errors. Thus the 'silence of contemporary writers' is itself a myth perpetrated by those desperate for it not to be true. Just like when He walked the earth, people hated Him and spit on His memory and would 'crucify' Him afresh if they could. So, just like the 'old days', He is despised and rejected of men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.' Yet, He grants people a space to repent if they would, hence He delays His glorious return and His word is fulfilled by the scoffers who say 'where is the promise of His coming?' Such also inconsistently deny the validity of details about Jesus while accepting other ancient personages about which we have far less evidence. Just as Jesus changed forever the lives of the eyewitnesses to whom He appeared after His resurrection so He changes lives today. The reliable eyewitness records, written by His followers and those who knew them, testify much about the important events of His life. The fact that so much energy is expended by the skeptics testifies to His importance as does the repetition of old arguments from the 19th century. Yet, Jesus, who is Himself almighty God, is the one before whom every knee will bow. Answer from a Christian Jesus is the son of man. He was born from the virgin Mary. He is the son of God. He is God and the Holy Spirit. Jesus loves us all and will save us. He will guide us to safety. Jesus is the only way to God. He is our light and our path. He has made no sin yet he was treated like a criminal. He will save us if you believe that he died on the cross to save us and that he has risen from the dead. Answer from another Christian Jesus is God's One and begotten Son, and no one can get to Heaven except through Him! If you believe that He is the Son of God, that He died on the cross to save you from your sins, and that He rose from the dead on the Third Day, then congratulations! You are a Christian! Read the Bible often, for it is God's instructions for this pretest (life) before Heaven! It is also God's love letter. Please remember, God loves you so much because you were created in His image. The Son of God. According to the Bible, Jesus was both the 2nd member of the universal Godhead--devine--and man. He existed from the creation of the Universe throughtout all of eternity, and spoke the universe into existence. The first time we see Jesus in the Bible is when Adam and Eve sinned, when Jesus (called the Lord God) was looking for them. His birth thousands of years later was prophesied in the Old Testamant, in Micah 5:2. Jesus gave up his spiritual form to come to the earth as a man permanently to die for the sins of men. He was born in Bethlehem to the Virgin Mary around 3-6 BC. He began his earthly ministry around the age of 30 and called 12 men to be his disciples. He performed miracles to demonstartate God's forgiveness and love. He was crucified on a Roman cross outside Jerusalem for our sins, and Rose from the grave to prove who he was: the Son of God that defeated Satan and death. He will return to the earth for his church (believers) and set up his thrown in Jerusalem, and rule and reign for a thousand years. When that is complete he will judge the entire world and reward his people and condemn the lost to hell. He is the creator of the universe, the Son of God, the judge of mankind, and our Savior if we accept his sacrifice to avoid condemnation. Given the fact that in the first testament God's own chosen people are the Jewish people, it would be automaticly wrong of me to say that the only way to heaven is through Jesus Christ I am a Spiritual Christian myself but also realise that to live by God's guidelines is to a certain degree is to accept that what is happening in the world is what God is permitting to happen...Even Jesus himself in his early teachings would only help those of his own faith ie Judaism. It was at that point that God commanded that he would help everyone, when the Lybian woman asked him to heal her sick daughter and he made fun of her before his disciples and then laughed at her she inspired him with her or God's wisdom through her words that whoever the Father brings to Jesus he will never ever turn away... We have to remember that God's own chosen people are the Jewish people that Iam afraid is who the 10 Commandments were originally made for and I myself have to accept that whatever God commands will be so. Correction of the above: Jesus stated quite clearly and irrevokably in John 14:6, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." Furthermore we are told at the end of Matthew's Gospel (28:19) of Jesus' great commission: "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit." Within and certainly by the time of Paul's missionary journeys, we hear of more Gentiles becoming Christians than Jews. Sadly the Jews had their chance (and, if you believe the Old Testament, chance after chance after chance) - and blew it. Enter God's only Son - to save mankind, not just the Jews. Whilst I respect Jesus had to start somewhere - with his own people - the net soon spread to those outside - even the Samaritan woman and the Roman centurion were converted within Jesus' ministry, let's remember. Another view Jesus means Joshua in English. Joshua means "YHVH saves, rescues". YHVH [four Hebrew letters: yod, he, vav, he] is the third person singular of the verb "to be" in Hebrew, meaning: HE IS or IT IS [ETERNAL]. Christ comes from the Greek language of the new testament writings, 'kristos' in greek. This person is a historical figure because of the impact of change in history itself. This person is thought to be a rabbinic teacher who probably concieved of himself as 'of the anointed' unto YHVH (LORD) as a great 'king' (messiah) from Hebrew tradition and lineage in order to bring the 'kingdom or reign of YHVH (LORD)' upon the earth. He was therefore crucified on a tree/cross/stake outside Jerusalem, Israel circa 29-33 C.E for interfering with Roman government with the charge of sedition. Although "Jesus Christ" might have been proclaiming a 'spiritual' approach to a messianic ideal, the Roman government, nonetheless were not fond of messiah's, kings, kingdoms, religious fanatics, etc. who mocked the social order and of 'their' peace. Crucifixion is viewed as a capital punishment in ancient Roman time, and it is this punishment that "Jesus Christ" received for his crime. However, his disciples/students did not cease from following his teaching or Halakha (also called Torah in Hebraic culture). The sect that he created is known as 'the Way' or 'Nazerene' (probably from 'nazir', meaning 'consecrated'), and today they are known as Christians. This is probably the best summation of the man named "Jesus Christ" (If he can be called a man??) Jesus was a Rabbinic Galilean Jew who spoke the Aramaic language and lived approximately 2000 years ago and was crucified around 29-33 B.C. He was charged by the roman government, under Pontius Pilate, with sedition and causing rebellion by claiming to be "King of the Jews/Hebrews". Regardless of the "religious/spirituality" of this claim, the roman empire was not fond of kings, messiahs, lords, or deluded phrophets, nor sons of a god. Ceaser himself claimed to be son of god and this would oppose the claims of this Jew. Jesus (actually named Joshua), was trained in the culture and literature of his people the Hebrews/Jews. He taught mostly in parables and was respected by many as a Rabbinical authority, yet his attempt at reforming the faith of his people and their relationship to YHVH (the Israelite Deity) was his main concern and he would eventually die for his teachings and his own version of Halakha. He probably thought of himself as The Messiah or the King that was expected to come in order to inaugerate the Kingdom of YHVH (God). However, he was misinterpreted because his teachings concerned a mystical approach to the concept of Messiah/King. Through his words or parables, an outpouring of a holy spirit would transform others and in turn would make them their own personal or spiritual messiahs/kings in their own lives. He "anointed" others by these words/breath/spirit so that every Israelite would realize their own individual eternal worth and wear a "crown" of righteousness through faith, not by becoming legalistic scholars and the knowledge of the Israelite Law. Thus, the israelite "enters the Kingdom of God", which is best defined as a "state of Being". The "kingdom of God" he proclaimed was not over there or under here or in the future but NOW, because YHVH is the ETERNAL NOW in BEING, and is the origin of all BEING. It is the great power of the universe. His approach was simple; That Faith will justiy you and not your intense learning and wisdom. Everybody is a King and Messiah, yet many are unaware of their uniqueness, beauty, and eternal worth. This was probably misunderstood throughout the early beginnings of Christianity and extremely controversial of the Judaism of its time, and this is the best summary of the man named "Jesus". Jesus Christ it the central figure of Christianity. He is known as God, Christ, Lord, God, The Promised Saviour and The Messiah. He is shown with dark brown, long hair. He was born in Bethlehem and his parents are: Mary and Joseph. The cause of his death is crucifixion. He was hated and loved throughout the whole world. His word, the Bible tells you a lot about his stories and also includes songs and poems. The stories are divided into the Old testament (before Jesus came) and the New testament (when Jesus came). He has said many parables. His exisistence and teachings have led many other Religions to start like Judaism. It is the biggest religion in the world. Answer Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He came to this world to die for every body's sin (the bad things we do). He rose again on the third day after He died and went back to Heaven. He is going to come again one day soon and take Christians with Him. In the Christian religion, Jesus Christ is the lord and savior of the world and the central figure of the Christian religion.
Those who truly believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, Gave his life as payment for our sin and was raised from the dead are collectively known as The Church. The Church… will be joined with Christ during " End Times" in a symbolic wedding that will link Christ to His " Bride" ( The Church) for eternity. This is my understanding of the scriptures found in the book of Revelation concerning the Bride of Jesus Christ. Hope this helps.
Christ is a title that was applied to different leaders...priests, kings etc. It means one who has been annointed....appointed or approved
The word 'Christ' (from the Greek: 'christos'/Hebrew: 'messiah') is a title and means 'anointed one' (one set aside for a particular purpose), so one could say: 'the anointed …one, Jesus' or 'Jesus the anointed one'...either is correct. For example: Romans 1:8 - First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. Romans 8:1 - There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. [NKJV] Another view: Truly it is neither, Christ just means Messiah, but Jesus has no meaning, sorry, it is a made uo name from the Greek Iesous, there was no J's in Greek, Hebrew or even our English until the late 1600's. His real name is Yeshua and in English it would be Salvation. Edward would not be called Bill if he went to another country, it still would be Edward, so why did man change his name, Paul said they;d preach another Yeshua, a Blonde hair, blue eyed man name s Jesus who changed' God's Law, but in fact it was His Law, because He is the God from the old testament. He is Jewish, dark hair, darker skin that a white man, a little lighter than a black man, with brown eyes. And 1Peter 2:21 says He left us an example to follow in His steps, and that means you'll worship and do the things He did, so example means copy-imitate, so you'll look Jewish wither you want to or not.
The Pope. the vicar is kind of like a representative of Christ until his second coming
C-Commitment H-Humble R-Responsible I-Intersessor S-Soulwinner T-Trustworthy I-Imitates GOD A-Asks for jesus help N-No 2 sins
it is used for people to be in peace.
The anti-Christ refers to anybody whose teachings are in opposition to those of Jesus Christ. The Bible really does not say anything specific about where the Antichr…ist will come from. Many Bible scholars speculate that he will come from a confederacy of ten nations and/or a reborn Roman empire.
Answer Christ was born in the spring of June 6th . Another answer Christ was definitely NOT born on December 25th, but the date of Christ's… birth can be known exactly. This is because Prophecy is pattern and is directly linked to Christ's birth, baptism, life and death. (For example, on the Day of Atonement in 28BC the live goat [John the Baptist] was killed in Jerusalem while simultaneously the Scapegoat [Christ] was baptized and released to wilderness) John the Baptist was born on April 19-20 in 2BC at Passover which was 5 months before his cousin Jesus Christ, who was born on the First of Tishri (or Feast of Trumpets) on September 29th in 2BC [MISSLER] The article "Feast of Trumpets - Jesus Birth' explains that: "The "Trumpet" of course is actually a Shofar, or Ram's Horn. .... "When the Shofar was blown [on the Feast of Trumpets] it ... also signaled the coming of a King, either the King of Israel or Judah, and the coming of the Spiritual King on the Holy Days. ..." Between 50 B.C. and 33 B.C.
In Jesus Christ
Read the Bible and earnestly pray, asking God to help you believe. "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should …not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16
The sacrament of Christ is also called the "Eucharist" or "Communion." In the Catholic Church, bread and wine are used to represent the body and bread of Christ, respectively.…
Christians The body of Christ is the Christian congregation. ANOTHER ANSWER: The Body of Christ is HIS WIFE... the CHURCH... whom H…e Loves dearly; and for and to whom He gave His Life! It's the collective of all whom God is calling out of the world for His Holy use [sanctification]. The Church of God is, collectively, God's Wife; and each person, individually within the church [within the protective, nourishing womb of God's Wife], is a struggling, growing, developing Child of God. "For a husband is the head of his wife AS CHRIST IS THE HEAD OF HIS BODY, THE CHURCH; He gave His Life to be her Savior. As the church submits to Christ, so you wives must submit to your husbands in everything [That's not exactly as you hear marriage described by rebellious men in this world, is it?]. "And you husbands must love your wives WITH THE SAME LOVE CHRIST SHOWED THE CHURCH. He gave up His Life for her to make her Holy and Clean, washed by baptism and God's Word." (Eph.5:23-26 NLT New Living Translation) As God created the institution of "marriage"... the wife is commanded to revere and obey her husband DIRECTLY in proportion TO HER HUSBAND's REVERENCE AND OBEDIENCE TO CHRIST! "As the Scriptures say, 'A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.' THIS IS A GREAT MYSTERY, but it is an illustration OF THE WAY CHRIST AND THE CHURCH ARE ONE. So again I say, EACH MAN MUST LOVE HIS WIFE AS HE LOVES HIMSELF, and the wife must respect her husband." (verses 31-33)
In The Bible
Jesus the Christ came from the Father in heaven. Many but not all Christians believe in the Trinity. That is One God in three Persons. God the Father, God the Son, and God… the Holy Spirit. This one God has been from ever and will exist forever. But the bible says Jesus was the son of Joseph John 6:42 Before the foundations of the world were laid in eternity past the Triune God decided to create the heavens and the earth and put man on the earth with all the things he would need to live. This Triune God also knew that mankind would sin and become separated from Him. So God decided that His Son Jesus would come to earth born as a baby to Mary the virgin in the town of Bethlehem. The reason Jesus was to come to earth as a human being was in order for mankind to be reunited with God he would need a Savior. The Savior would need to be a sinless Man in order to be the perfect sacrifice for mankind's sin to be eliminated. Jesus came to earth as a human, grew up, ministered on earth for about three and a half years, then went to the cross of Calvary to pay for your sin and mine. There He died, was buried, and was resurrected the third day. Mission accomplished. Jesus is now back in heaven with the Father, but will return soon. In order to take advantage of Jesus' sacrifice that paid for your sin you need to accept Him as your Savior. The age of "Grace" (the time to be saved from sin) will be ending soon. Either with your death or the Second Coming, whichever comes first. Do not delay. Additional Comments: The Gospel of John calls attention to Jesus' prehuman existence as "the Word," or Spokesman, of God. Says John: "In the beginning the Word was, and the Word was with God, and the Word was a god. This one was in the beginning with God." (John 1:1, 2) Since Jehovah had no beginning, the Word's being with God from "the beginning" must refer to the start of God's creative works. (Psalm 90:2) Jesus is "the firstborn of all creation." Hence, he existed before other spirit creatures and the physical universe were created.-Colossians 1:15; Revelation 3:14.