Nature Of Christianity

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Religion is virtually something all humans have in common. In all spheres of the world and the eras of history, people have continued to wonder about the nature of God, His existence and influence on human nature. Christianity can be defined as the name accorded to a definite system of religious practices and beliefs which were taught by Jesus Christ in the Palestine country. This occurred during the reign of Tiberius, a Roman Emperor (White, 2010). His teachings were promulgated for the acceptance of the whole world by Jesus’ disciples.
The paper aims at providing information on certain answers regarding Christians View of Nature of God. In addition, the paper also aims at exploring the significance of Nature of God across other religious
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The early councils and fathers distinguished between heresy and orthodoxy with the aim of preserving what they believed as true Christian message. During the middle Ages, a doctrine was established that would safeguard the nature of God and Christianity. In the sixteenth century, reformers stripped away superfluous doctrines and emphasized on true faith as the major necessity for salvation. Christian faith and belief still remain significant today; most denominations that fall within Christianity concentrate around issues of doctrine instead of practice. Great attention has been devoted to the subject of Christianity for over 2000 years. Christian doctrine can be very confusing and intimidating subject to handle, especially, for a beginner. The subsequent sections provide a summary of Christian consensus about the doctrines regarding the nature of God (White, …show more content…
He ascended from heaven into Mary’s womb and became the son of man. He was conceived through the Holy Spirit and was born of a virgin. His home place was Nazareth, where he lived in poverty. He performed miracles and preached about his father-God. Jesus did not have political power, wealth or human influence (Luther’s 2010). He died on the cross for the sake of human kind. Through his death, those who believe in him are saved from God’s wrath and will have eternal life after death. The Islamic faith and other religions do not believe in Jesus as the son of God. In fact, they argue that God cannot have a son, since; he is a spirit and an everlasting being. Theism and Deism believe that God is a force and cannot exist in a human form.
Christians also believe in the Holy Spirit. Holy Spirit is God’s messenger to the believers of Christ after Jesus Christ died, rose and ascended to heaven. The Holy Spirit is not an ethereal shadow, vague or an impersonal force. The Holy Spirit is a force equal to God. The Holy Spirit is considered the third family in the Godhead. Christians believe in the trinity; God the father, God the son and God the Holy Spirit (Luther’s,

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