A Christian is a person who belives in God
A true Christian is a person who has put his or her faith and trust in the person of Jesus Christ and fact that He died on the cross as payment for sins and rose again on the third day to obtain victory over and to give eternal life to all who believe in Him. John 1:12 tells us: "But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become , to those who believe in His name."; A true Christian is indeed a child of God, a part of God's true family, and one who has been given new life in Christ. The mark of a true Christian is love for others and obedience to God's Word (1 John 2:4; 1 John 2:10).
In the Orthodox point of view, a true Christian is a person who fulfills at least the following criteria:
A true Christian is a person who believes that Jesus is God's son.
Those who are true Christians have full faith that Jesus Christ is God's specially Anointed One and only-begotten Son, the Promised Seed who sacrificed his human life as a ransom, was resurrected and exalted to the right hand of Yahweh, and received authority to subdue his enemies and vindicate God's name. (Mt 20:28; Lu 24:46; Joh 3:16; Ga 3:16; Php 2:9-11; Heb 10:12, 13) Christians view The Bible as the inspired Word of God, absolute truth, beneficial for teaching and disciplining mankind.-Joh 17:17; 2Ti 3:16; 2Pe 1:21.
More is required of true Christians than a mere confession of faith. It is necessary that belief be demonstrated by works. (Ro 10:10; Jas 2:17, 26) Born as sinners, those who become Christians repent, turn around, dedicate their lives to Jehovah, to worship and serve him, and then submit to water baptism. (Mt 28:19; Ac 2:38; 3:19) They must keep themselves clean from fornication, from idolatry, and from eating blood. (Ac 15:20, 29) They strip off old personalities with their fits of anger, obscene talk, lying, stealing, drunkenness, and "things like these," and they bring their lives into accord with Bible principles. (Ga 5:19-21; 1Co 6:9-11; Eph 4:17-24; Col 3:5-10).
A Christian is someone who believes that YHVH (The Divine of Israel) came to Judea approximately 29-33 C.E. in the form/image/essence of Joshua (Jesus*) to expiate the error/sins of humankind, especially that of Israelites through its sacrifice upon the cross/tree/stake in Jerusalem for the charge of sedition by the Roman Government. A Christian believes that Joshua was "The King of the Hebrews/Jews", meaning not only an "anointed king", but the YHVH which is actually the true "king" of Israel. Joshua/YHVH is said to have risen from the dead and to be the first to do so that many shall believe in this resurrection as proof of the coming of the Kingdom of YHVH and the so-called "Judgment Day".
A Christian does not follow the laws of Moses or of Israel because the Old Covenant has been completed and fullfilled in the person of Joshua, and a New Covenant has been brought into affect that was foretold by the Israelite prophet Jeremiah. The new covenant emphasizes "faith" over "deeds of righteousness and law". This is a summary of what it means to be a Christian, yet there are numerous interpretations regarding this label or title. It is interesting to note that the Roman government crucified/sacrificed this "king", yet the "Roman Catholic Church" now believe in this "king" and also the New Covenant and are Christians. So, in conclusion, YHVH did conquer Rome, howbeit in a very mysterious way in history.
A true christian is one who hears the gospel, believes with faith, repents & is baptized in the name of Jesus for the remission of sins & is obedient to the leading of the Spirit of Truth.
A true Christian is someone who keeps the commandments of God and the faith in the biblical view of Jesus
OpinionFirst, you have to decide what you believe a true Christian to be, and this is not as easy as it sounds. Is a true Christian someone who believes in Jesus and is constantly aware of Jesus' presence? Or is a true Christian someone who attempts to live by the highest moral and ethical standards? Or someone who sets lower standards for himself or herself, but prays for forgiveness? Is a true Christian someone who talks about Jesus and tries to spread the gospel? Is a true Christian someone who disdains hypocrisy in all its forms and tries to be a true friend to those in need? Is a true Christian someone who is tolerant and forgiving towards others, even to the point of turning the other cheek and perhaps even allowing others to enjoy the rewards of iniquity? Only when you decide which one or more of these you really believe to describe a true Christian can you begin to work towards being a true Christian.
It's impossible to judge whether Justin Bieber is a "true" Christian or not. That's something between him and God, if he's Christian.
There is no absolute answer to this question. What is a true christian today? What was a true christian in Hobbes' lifetime. Is there a such thing as a true christian? Who says so, and are they an authority on the subject? Is it appropriate to judge Hobbes by today's standards or should the standards of his day be used? Too many questions, none with answers that are rooted in fact.
Disagree. A true Christian would work to improve the world, not to reject it completely.
H. A. Williams has written: 'True Christianity' -- subject(s): Christian life, Christian life., Theology, Virtue 'True to experience' -- subject(s): Christian life, Christian life.
A true Christian would not marry a Moslem, nor would a true Moslem, faithful to what their religion teaches, want to marry a Christian.
If you are a Christian, yes. If you are not, no.
He is Christian.
Albert Torbert has written: 'True Christian, true church, true teachings, seven messages' -- subject(s): American Sermons, Christian life, Sermons
God is good,and a true Christian should realize that.
A true Christian is usually called a Protestant. So a Christian church would be called a Protestant church.
no, any true fan knows that.
It contains pagan and Christian elements.
messi is a Christian
lil mama is a very beauitful girl but we don't know if she is a true christian.
God is true because, people pass stories on. EveryChristian believes.
No such thing as 'strict' Christian. Either you are a genuine Christian; or you are a psuedo Christian, which is really not a Christian. No such thing as a lax Christian. Either someone is a Christian and lives by the requirements; or he is not really a Christian.
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