Where did Christianity come from?
God, the creator of all things.
Christianity came from followers of Jesus Christ who spread the word about his teachings and death.
Christianity came from followers of Jesus Christ who spread the word about his teachings and death.
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Christianity originated roughly 2000 years ago in the Middle East in what was then the Roman province of Judea. The New Testament tells of a Jewish citizen named Jesus of Nazareth, who claimed to be the son of God. He is said to have performed many miracles, and gained devoted followers. His discipl…es believed that he was the Messiah - a figure spoken of in Jewish prophecy that would usher in a golden age for the Hebrew people. However, some of the religious leaders and other Jews did not believe Jesus, and thought he was a false Messiah. One of Jesus' own disciples turned him over to the authorities, and he was executed by crucifixion. His disciples claimed that three days after he died, he rose again and ascended to heaven. While the Old Testament of the Bible is based upon the Jewish Torah, the New Testament is about the teachings of Jesus, which is where the two religions split paths. The Jews do not believe that Jesus fulfilled the prophecies of the Messiah, such as ruling over an independent Jewish nation. Christians believe that Jesus was the Messiah, and the Greek translation Kristos, is where Christianity got its name from. ( Full Answer )
The following is information obtained from the A&E documentary "The Unknown Jesus", the Wikipedia entry "Buddhism and Christianity", and The Catholic Encyclopedia. There are reports of Jesus visiting other countries, going as far north as ancient England to meet the Druids. This seems to coincide… with the large amount of Jesus' young adult life that is missing from the bible. Jesus was brilliant in the respect that instead of preaching to the leaders of countries who would have surely persecuted him, he preached to the poor and gave them confidence in their ability to obtain heaven. While the rich have power, the poor are many and word travels fast. It seems to me that this partially explains Britain's willingness to accept Christianity. British legend has it that Joseph of Aramathea, a successful tin merchant, brought Jesus on at least one occasion to Britain. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, Joseph of Aramathea was the great uncle of Jesus. However, according to John 19:38-42, he was a secret disciple of Jesus and he took it upon himself to give Jesus a proper resting place. Joseph of Aramathea and Nicodemus were the ones to care for newly-deceased Jesus and to lay it in the tomb. According to the Gospel of Nicodemus, it was Joseph's very own tomb which he and Nicodemus put Jesus. The Catholic Encyclopedia goes on to say that Joseph of Aramathea was one of the first Christian missionaries to visit Britain and some time after the cruxifixion of Jesus, he established the first church in the British Isles, which developed into Glastonbury Abbey. ( Full Answer )
Answer 1 Yes. The Old Testament of the Christian Bible is the Tanakh (Bible)of the Jews (in translation). Many Christian beliefs and conceptscan be traced back to Judaism. Answer 2: The difference between Jews and Christians is that, though we clingto the same Old Testament (though we call it di…fferent things), theJews believe that the Savior/Messiah is yet to come, butChristians, such as I, believe that He already came around 5 B.Cand died after 33 1/2 years on the cross for the sins of the world,as He lived a perfect life being the Son of God. Answer 3: Christianity did not grow out of Judaism, as Judah is only one ofthe 12 tribes of Israel and not the actual tribe who wasresponsible for the temple and the priest line. Many mistakenlyrefer to the doctrine of the tribes of Israel as Judaism, howeverthis is false as the priests assigned from the house of Israel wereof the tribe of Levi not Judah. The system would have been referredto as Levitical and not Judaism. To be jewish indicates you arefrom the tribe of Judah, and there are 11 other tribes of Israelother than Judah. The reason this gets mixed up is because Judah was the tribeassigned to the area of and around Jerusalem and outsiders simplyrefered to everyone from that geographical location as Jews,especially the Romans. Reading from the book of Luke in the initialchapters, you will disvover that the priests of the temple were ofthe tribe of Levi as was Mary (mother of Christ) and not of thetribe of Judah. Its important to know the Christ mother was of the daughters ofAaron (the Priest line of the tribe of Levi) and Mary marriedJoseph of the tribe of Judah of the house of David (the King line -Matther first chapter). This means Christ inherited both titles(Hight Priest - of the House of Aaron and King - of the House ofDavid). Christ then became both the High Priest and the King (Kingof kings and Lord of lords), replacing the High priest of the tribeof Levi of the house of Aaron and replacing the King of the tribeof Judah of the house of David. Christ stated "one jot ot tittleshall in no wise pass from the law (original laws as set out by ourFather to Moses and known as the 10 commandments and those writtenin the book of Leviticus). The blood ordances were eliminatedhowever as Christ became the sacrifice for sins for one and alltime (Colossians 2, 1 Corinthians 5). So did Christainity grow out of Judaism? The obvious answer is noit did not. Christ came to set things straight related to thetemple and its activities, and took over as the High Priest of thetemble (his right). Further he became the sacrifice for one and alltime for the sins of mankind, removing the blood scrafices of thetemple which were intended to cover the sins of mankind. He furtheroffered the ability to come to our Father to "whom so ever will"and not just the House of Israel (Romans 3,9, and 16). Judiasm is a continuation of the temple via those who did notaccept Christ as the messiah as fortold by our Father to theprophet Isaiah (ch 7), and who allowed priests who were not of Levito operate and control the temple. Therefore Judiasm is asplintering off of a sect of people from the original temple of thetribes of Israel, and not a basis for the existance ofChristianity. Christians know that those who believe in Judiasm aretheir brothers and sisters and therefore have patience with them,knowing one day that both houses will be put back together underChrist as it is written in our Fathers word. Answer 4 Yes, Christianity's founders, the First Ecclesia, were all Jews whowere trying to understand Jesus from a Jewish perspective andbelieved him to be the Messiah. This eventually developed into avery different religion with a very different theology, primarilydue to the infusion of Gentiles into the religion and the Epistlesof Paul which contravened much of Jewish doctrine. In Answer 3, the definition of Judaism is confused. It does notderive from Judah per se, but from Judean which refers to all ofthe people of Judea, which, while dominated by Judahites alsoconsisted of Levites and Kohanim and members of the other tribes,so their practices are part of Judaism. Additionally, the Rabbis,who became increasingly important in the post-Temple period alreadyexisted while Jesus lived and were the leaders of the Pharisees atthat time. Whether or not Jesus is the Messiah as foretold andtherefore Christianity is the correct progression from Judaism issomething else, but to argue that Judaism did not exist prior toJesus flies in the face of historical evidence and general Jewishand Christian theology. ( Full Answer )
Jesus started the first church. All Christians came from the Catholic Church until Constantine says he changed the Sabbath. The came the Dark Ages when the church was divided..
The King James Version of the bible is used by the Mormons becauseit is the nearest translation to the original text. Though notperfect, for much has been corrupted by earlier translators andmuch has been left out of the Holy script. It is used by Mormons inconjunction with the Book of Mormon. Under… the direction of the Holy Spirit Joseph Smith started tocorrect some of the incorrect translations to the Bible but wasmurdered before he could complete his work. Some of the correctionscan be found in the Joseph Smith Translations found on page 795 ofthe King James version as used by the Latter Day Saints. All churches have some similarity to other scripture format as usedby Christians and Non Christians alike. This does not mean thatthey have any connection to each other. The Mormon church is a RESTORED church, and not a breakaway fromany other church. It has no connection to any other church upon theface of the earth. All religions have some of the same truth, fortruth is truth whichever religion practices it. Finally in regarding the Book of Mormon using the Biblical word"Cherubims" I think that the writer will find that the correct wordis used in the Book of Mormon,that of "Cherubim". ( Full Answer )
I can only opine on how . When Columbus set foot on West Indies, now known as the Caribbean. I wrote "set foot" because Columbus did not discover the Caribbean. It was already populated when he went there.. The Spanish kingdom established in the Caribbean a political system called the "Encomiend…a system" where they employed governors over the Caribbean lands. They were called "conquistadores". One of their many responsibilities was to convert the indigenous population to Christianity. In the caribbean, such a system was set up in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hispanola and Trinidad. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Judaism prophesied about a coming future Messiah. They expected the Messiah to come as a conquering King, crush their enemies, shower blessings on Israel, and curses on all the Gentiles. The Messiah was prophesied to be a conquering King, and also to be a suffering Servant. . The troub…le is, the Jews were selective in what they chose: (i) they wanted a conqueror, (ii) they didn't want to be a servant to anyone, and (iii) they didn't believe they themselves were part of the problem. They were didn't even bother to go out and look for the Messiah when He did come, even though Jerusalem was only 5 miles from Bethlehem where He was prophesied to be born. The Magi came hundreds of miles from Persia, so if they could do it so could the Jews - they just didn't have the will. . Most Jews did not accept Jesus as Messiah - they took the healings and the free food, and still wanted signs to prove that He was the Messiah. He preached Law and Grace, but the Jews wanted Law only - they could not accept the idea of Grace. The miracles proved that Jesus was God, but the Jews did not want to accept that, so they rejected their long-awaited Messiah and had Him killed. . After Jesus was resurrected, Christianity was regarded as a sect, or an off-shoot, of Judaism. The Jews did not welcome Christianity at all, but instead persecuted Christians and tried to wipe them out. Much of the persecution of the early church was both directly by and stirred up by the jews. . Because they were not welcomed by the Jews, the church then spread to the gentile nations around about, then went from Asia to Europe. As time went on, Christians lost their Jewish roots, denied their Jewish heritage, rejected anything legalistic but concentrated on Grace. Jews were maligned by Christians, and the Christian church became anti-semitic. . The church is still seen as European, and Christianity as the white man's religion, with Christ pictured in stained-glass windows as a white man. However, Christ was actually a Jew, the original apostles were Jews, and most of the early believers were Jews. Unfortunately, many still refuse to accept this .. The spread of the church to the gentiles was planned and encouraged by God in visions to both Apostles Peter & Paul. And Christ fulfilled the law in every way; He is our Sabbath rest. Hebrews 4:10. 1 Corinthians 10:23 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. ( Full Answer )
It simply means "follower of Christ". You could make the same kind of word for any subject, such as "Hambugerian" or "Nintendonian"
A: Christianity arose from second-temple Judaism, but Hinduism is farolder than Judaism and arose quite separately.
\nThe very first time Christianity came to Eqypt was when Jesus Himself fled to Eqypt as a young Child with His mother Mary and Joseph (Matthew 2:13-15). \nThen the first apostle who came to Eqypt was St Mark the Evangelist, who founded the Church in Alexandria, since Alexandria was the capital of E…qypt at that time. St Mark later became the first bishop of the Church in Alexandria, also known as the See of St Mark, and provided the basis on which the "Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa" was established, and still exists to this day. ( Full Answer )
The name "Christian" comes from Jesus Christ, who is the basis of the Christian faith.
Another answer from our community: Islam religion is based on Quran holy book. Christianity religionis based on the Bible holy book. Both holy books, Quran and theBible, are God revelations to his prophets Muhammad and Jesus,respectively (peace be upon them). refer to the related question onwhy Qu…ran was revealed. ( Full Answer )
Christianity is a fulfillment of the prophesies of the Jews. Jesus was the Messiah that they had prayed and waited for. It therefore, originated in the Middle East after Jesus came to earth. "Christianity" means a following of Christ.
It came in Victorian times (19th Century) via missionaries. It came with the Dutch, Jan Van Riebeeck to the Cape in 1652. The Dutch set up a Halfway House in the Cape (Halfway to the East, India,China etc) to replenish their ships with fresh food. Jan Van Riebeeck was the first white settler in So…uth Africa and is commonly accepted as the "Volksplanter" father of the white South Africans ( Full Answer )
Just a few years after Jesus died on the cross. But, as soon as Christianity was founded, the Christians were tortured and slaughtered like animals.
Christianity sprouted out of the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish man who lived roughly 2000 years ago in the Roman province of Judea - now modern-day Israel..
The history of Christianity in England can be traced back to the early centuries, when the Bible was being canonized, or approved, by the early Christian church fathers. These early church fathers established many of the creeds that present-day Christians hold, and are the foundation for believing i…n God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. ( Full Answer )
I don't know how religion started in Nigeria, that's why I came here to find out the answer, but clearly y'all don't have it. So, I'm outtie. PEACE (:
Yes. Jesus was Jewish. He was (is) the Jewish Messiah that modern followers of Judaism are still waiting for. In the first century, all of the first followers of Jesus were Jewish.
Christians came about from Jesus Christ. If they accept that he did that for them, they become Christians...and well, they have to try to live like him, obviously they aren't perfect like him, but they need to try to love everyone, and accept people others don't. A lot of the time they blend in with… non-believers, or stand out in a bad way, but there are ones trying to show Christ's love. ( Full Answer )
\nThere were Christians in the UK by the fourth century. There are many theories about how it came to the UK but I think it was the ancient Romans. They brought Christianity into UK and gradually it spread all across the country.
Christian music has been around for as long as music has been around. (One could say, it's been around longer than Christians have...because technically that's true.) Songs giving praise or petitions to God have been recorded in history for thousands and thousands of years- think Moses. What "came a…bout" was mainstream/secular music. Though, perhaps, more accurately, the distinction between Christian and mainstream music is what 'came about'. Throughout history, at times when the Church ruled as a government, and most people attended church (if not actually practice their faith) the distinction wasn't as it is now. Certainly, there were types of music that were not accepted in the church, but were enjoyed elsewhere. Christian music was the norm and secular the exception. It seems these two have switched- secular music is everywhere, while "Christian music" is only listened to by christians (basically). It may be easier to ask when specific genres of christian music came about (gospel, worship, rock, reggae, heavy metal, hip hop etc etc etc). ( Full Answer )
The Dutch that came to Mauritius brought Christianity with them.Five years after they left the island, the French came withCatholicism. Then the British took the island to prevent the Frenchusing it as a base to attack India. The British tried to convertthe island to Protestantism. Mauritius became …independent in 1968and there is no state religion. Christianity is not the onlyreligion on the island. There are Hindu and Muslims. ( Full Answer )
In AD 345 the knanaya lanmded in India as merchants and to strengthen the then weakened church
It hasn't. . What began with just a handful of people in a backwater of the Roman empire, gradually spread across the empire over the next three centuries until Constantine decreed that Rome should become Christian in the fourth Century. Since then the spread of Christianity has continued unabated …for the last 1700 years. Whilst in the Western World Christianity has been established for centuries, in the Far East is is continuing to spread. In China, for example, there are now an estimated 100 million Christians despite persecution there, an astronomic growth since an estimation of just 5000 Christians in the country in the 1970s. In South Korea the Christian Church has spread exponentially and is still growing - some churches exceed 10,000 in their congregations. In fact, the Yoido Full Gospel Church there has a congregation that now exceeds 800,000 members whch meets, in several sittings, in a vast hall in Seoul. ( Full Answer )
Answer Christianity is known as a proselytising religion. Many Christians feel a compulsion to convert non-Christians. And so, Britain was seen as a fertile ground for converting others.
Jesus the Christ was born 2010 years ago but the Christian religion only began to develop after His death in 33 CE when His disciples began to spread Jesus' teachings.
As is so often the case, it came down to what the sovereign wanted. When Emperor Constantine chose Christianity, he gave the new religion considerable state patronage and began the long persecution of the pagan religion. The dynastic succession of his sons ensured that Rome would remain under Christ…ian rule, apart from the brief rule of Julian the Apostate. When Emperor Theodosius made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire in 380 CE, Christians were still in the minority, but the writing was on the wall. When Theodosius banned the public worship of the pagan gods in 391, it was not much longer before he had increased the intensity of the persecution of pagans so that only the most faithful or the most geographically remote pagans could resist the attraction of Christianity. ( Full Answer )
If my memory serves me right from back in high school, Christianity would have been introduced into the Caribbean when the Spanish invaded looking for gold. They called the Amerindians savages and claimed that they had no religion and forced Catholicism on to them. How different types of Christianit…y found their way down here I don't know but I'm pretty sure Catholicism was the first type of Christianity to be introduced ( Full Answer )
In the 1st century,Pagans in the Roman Empire called them Christians.They are those who follow Christ.\n
No, when the rapture comes the Christians will go to be with JESUS CHRIST and sing with the angels and dance around the throne; while the people who didn't believe in the beginning will suddenly start to believe, but then it will be to late because they will have already made their choice. once u ha…ve prayed the sinners prayer god automatically reserves u a spot in heaven, but u have to believe it with all your heart and not turn back to ur old life that u had lived before. ( Full Answer )
When the people of Israel were eventually released from captivity to return to their homeland, some migrated northward. These people are known today as The Lost Tribes. They would have taken the teachings of Christ with them. When Christ returns again the Lost Tribes will also return from the North …Countries and bring with them their writings, these we will have the opportunity to read. ( Full Answer )
Apparently Jesus was crucified on the cross and for some reason they now use it as there holy symbol.
Jews came from the lineage of the tribe of Judah, while Christians may come from any of the twelve tribes by the fact that they believe in Christ. __________ Even during biblical times, the term Jew was used to refer to people from all 12 tribes. Modern Christianity originated amongst the Roman…s. ( Full Answer )
There are many different circumstances that gave birth to each particular denomination. However, the fundamental issue is almost always that people in the Church who were entrusted with the authoirty and responsibility to maintain unity failed to do so, and/or that Christians lacked the charity the…y are supposed to exercise when dealing with disagreements in the Church. Another way of looking at it is that all divisions in the Church are the result of Satan's activity in the world, tearing the Church apart from within. "Divide and Conquer" is the oldest trick in the book. ( Full Answer )
probably not, cause i am still wating to come to Canada, Ontario and sweep me off my feet
By the Sacrament of Confirmation. This is the main rite of signifying the in coming of maturity faith.
well if you get n to it than he has come but he hasn't return we are living in the last days! the world celebrates His birth on Christmas and he lived to b 33 if im correct and he rose and he hasn't return for children! so yes he has come but ain't return! does that answer ur question :)
The question is not clear, Jesus Christ the Messiah was born to Mary in Bethlehem.
It first developed in rome, but moved up into Europe quickly. Germany is part of Europe
The christian religion came to america with all of the pilgrims from Europe in the 16 and 17 hundreds. -kos
The soul is the person and not something separate from the body when god created Adam see what he does in this scripture GENESIS 2:7 And Jehovah God proceeded to form the man out of dust from the ground and to blow into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living soul did yo…u notice he BECAME A SOUL HE WAS NOT GIVEN A SOUL Where did Adam go when he died? For dust you are and to dust you will return Genesis 3:19 IT DID NOT SAY HIS SOUL WOULD CONTINUE TO LIVE as the soul is the person when adam died his soul or body died Ecclesiastes 9:5 For the living are conscious that they will die; but as for the dead, they are conscious of nothing at all, neither do they anymore have wages, because the remembrance of them has been forgotten. 6 Also, their love and their hate and their jealousy have already perished, and they have no portion anymore to time indefinite in anything that has to be done under the sun All that your hand finds to do, do with your very power, for there is no work nor devising nor knowledge nor wisdom in grave, the place to which you are going. There are no souls alive anywhere as the soul is the person and nothing else Ezekiel 18:4 Look! All the souls-to me they belong. As the soul of the father so likewise the soul of the son-to me they belong. The soul that is sinning-it itself will die. ALL SOULS DIE ( Full Answer )
Christianity began in the Roman province of Judea, in what is now Israel. It then spread throughout the Near East.
Christianity came to the USA in two branches. For all practical purposes, we can consider that the first branch was brought by English settlers to the region of Virginia in 1607. The settlers were members of the Church of England, and the colony was supported by James I of England. The second …branch was bought by the Pilgrim Fathers, who settled in what is now Massachusetts in 1620. The Pilgrim Fathers brought a form of Christianity that is called "Puritan." They were also "Separatists." Puritans try to live as close as possible to the pattern laid down by Jesus, and to avoid compromise with the world. Separatists don't have bishops, with the Pilgrim Fathers already being constituted as a single self-governing congregation before they came to America. Other settlers of the USA, coming from Britain, Ireland and Europe, brought their Christian beliefs with them, and passed them on to their children. . ( Full Answer )
Christianity in Ireland can be dated prior to the 5th century, all that is known is that in 430 Palladius (a British bishop) was sent by Pope Celestine to Scotland and Ireland, but he returned shortly after, in 432 the same Pope sent St Patrick to Ireland, and during his arrival the country was most…ly Pagan, but after his death the country had mostly converted to Christianity - St Patrick is known as the Apostle of Ireland, so it has to be presumed that he had the most influence in the conversion ( Full Answer )
The Christians came to Australia to share God's love and to preach the gospel to help souls get saved.
Many have pointed to Pentecost Sunday, June 17, 31 AD, as the day the Spirit of God was released upon the disciples in the Upper Room and many others outside after hearing Peter speak (see Acts 1 and 2).
Christianity came from Israel 2000 years ago, where Christ Jesus was born, lived, died, and rose from the dead.
Many would point to the start of Christianity being Pentecost Sunday, 17 June 31 AD, in Jerusalem, Israel.
To answer that question; first we need to know more about theperson and the origin of the name christianity. Many people havearound the world have heard something about Jesus Christ, eventhough he lived on earth some 2,000 years ago. Yet, many areconfused about who Jesus really was. Some say that he… was merely agood man. Other claim that he was nothing more than a prophet.Still others beleive that Jesus is God and should be worshiped. It is important for you to know the truth about Jesus. Why? Becausethe bible says: "This means everlasting life, their taking inknowledge of you, the only true God, and of the one whom you sentforth, Jesus Christ."(John 17:3) Yes, Knowing the truth aboutJehovah God and about Jesus Christ can lead to everlasting life ona paradise earth. (John 14:6) In the first century C.E., the disciples of Jesus of Nazareth werefully convinced that he was the foretold Messiah.( John 1:41) Oneof the disciple, a man named Simon Peter, openly said to Jesus:"You are the Christ." (Matthew 16:16) Also the bible teaches thatJesus lived in heaven before he came to earth. Micah prophesiedthat the Messiah was " from early times." (Micah 5:2) On manyoccasions, Jesus himself said that he lived in heaven before beingborn as a human. (John 3:13; 6:38,62; 17:4,5) Jesus is Jehovah'smost precious Son--and he is called " the firstborn of allcreation," for he God's first creation." (Colossians 1:15) And thebible teaches that in no way is Jesus equal to God (John 14:9) Sonow that we understand the origin of Jesus now the work he assignto his faithful disciples. Jesus said: "To other cities I must declare the good news of thekingdom of God, because for this I was sent forth." (Luke 4:43) Whydid Jesus make God's Kingdom the main theme of his ministry? Heknew that he himself as King of that Kingdom, along with hisresurrected spirit-begotten brothers, would deal with the rootcauses of mankind's woes-sin and the Devil. (Rom. 5:12; Rev. 20:10)Hence, he commanded his followers to proclaim that Kingdom untilthe end of the present system of things. (Matt. 24:14) People whomerely profess to be followers of Christ do not engage in thiswork-in fact, they cannot. Why? For at least three reasons: First,they cannot preach what they do not understand. Second, most ofthem lack the humility and courage needed to face the ridicule andopposition that may result from sharing the Kingdom message withtheir neighbors. (Matt. 24:9; 1 Pet. 2:23) And third, falseChristians do not have God's spirit.-John 14:16, 17. ( Full Answer )