The basics of Christian beliefs

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God

Christians believe that there is only one God (Contradict With John 5:7), whom they call Father as Jesus Christ taught them.

Jesus (Son Of God)

Christians recognise Jesus as the Son of God (Greek language :son meaning servant) who was sent to save mankind from death and sin (Sin of who ?).

Matthew 15:24 : “He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.”

According to the Bible, christian’s God had tons of sons :

Angels (Job 38:7) | Righteous Persons (Wisdom of Solomon 2:15) | Kings of Israel (2 Samuel 7:14) | Israel as a whole (Hosea 11:1) | Solomon (2 Samuel 7:13-14) | King David (Psalm 2:7) | Satan is also the son of god (Job 2.1).

Jesus Christ taught that he was Son of God. His teachings can be summarised, briefly as the love of God and love of one’s neighbour.

Jesus said that he had come to fulfil God’s law rather than teach it (it’s contradict with old testament because it wasn’t Trinity in old testament).

Matthew 5:17:Jesus said, "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. "

Justification by faith

Christians believe in justification by faith – that through their belief in Jesus as the Son of God, and in his death with and resurrection (contradict with Luke 24 & Mark 16 ) , they can have a right relationship with God whose forgiveness was made once and for all through the death of Jesus Christ.

Matthew 12:40 “For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whales belly, so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Luke 4:10-11 For it is written: “‘He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'”


The Trinity

Christians believe in the Trinity – that is, in God as Father, Son and Holy Ghost(spirit).

1 John 5:7 : “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” (1+1+1=3 Gods)

Christians believe that God took human form as Jesus Christ and that God is present today through the work of the Holy Spirit and evident in the actions of believers.

Numbers 23:19 : “God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man.”

Hebrews 2:9 : But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus.”

Romans 1:23 : “and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.”

Life after death

Christians believe that there is a life after earthly death.

While the actual nature of this life is not known, Christians believe that many spiritual experiences in this life help to give them some idea of what eternal life will be like.

The Saints

The word saint is most commonly used to refer to a Christian who has lived a particularly good and holy life on earth, and with whom miracles are claimed to have been associated after their death.

The formal title of Saint is conferred by the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches through a process called canonisation.

Members of these Churches also believe that Saints created in this way can intercede with God on behalf of people who are alive today. This is not accepted by most Protestants.

In the Bible, however, the word saint is used as a description of anyone who is a committed believer, particularly by St. Paul in the New Testament (e.g. Ephesians 1.1. and 1.15).

Paul says :

Romans 3:7 “If the truth of God has been spread by my lie, then why am I judged a sinner.”

Romans 7:17 “I want to do good but I cannot do good.  I do evil even though I do not want to do evil.”

Paul who Invented Christianity

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