By Taylor Mason and Noah Rocha
What is Christianity?
Christianity is a religion that originated around 33 AD in Jerusalem which is present day Israel. The founder of this religion was Jesus Christ who was actually a Jew himself. The name of the people who follow this religion are called Christians. The deity that they worship is called God. The Christians believe that God is the father of their messiah Jesus Christ. Some of their restrictions include believe in no other God, do not make graven images, do not commit adultery, do not lie, do not steal, do not take the lord's name in vein, do not covet anything that is thy neighbors, and remember the Sabbath.
What do Christians Believe
- Christians believe that God is the one true God
- God guides them, but let's them have their own decisions
- Jesus is God's son
- Jesus was born as an infant to humans
- Jesus lived an exemplary life
- Jesus died on a cross to absolve their sins
- Jesus resurrected three days after he died
- Heaven is their paradise they go to after they die if they have followed Christianity
- Jesus went to Heaven 40 days after he was resurrected
- Jesus prepared a place in Heaven for us and is awaiting our arrival
- if you do not believe in Jesus Christ you go to Hell for all eternity
- They believe Lucifer is a one of God's fallen angels who is pure evil
Christianity Fast Facts
- The book Christians read is "The Bible"
- Their place of worship is Churches
- They have religious leaders such as Priests, Ministers, and Popes
- There are about 2 billion Christians
- Most popular in North America
Top Five Sects
The top five Christian sects are the Catholic Church, Latin Church, Catholic Charismatic Renewal, Society of St. Pius X, and Personal Ordinariate for Former Anglicans.
Christian Culture and Customs
Some customs or holidays that Christians celebrate are Advent, All Saints Day, Ash Wednesday, Assumption Day, Boxing Day, Christmas, Easter, Epiphany, Good Friday, Lent, Mardi Gras, palm Sunday, Reformation Day, Saint Andrews Day, Sunday, Thanksgiving, Twelfth Night, and Valentines Day. Some foods that Christians eat are............ anything! The Christians have no rules on what foods they can and cannot eat. On days such as Christmas the Christians get together and celebrate the day Jesus was born. On Easter they celebrate the day Jesus rose from his grave. For Lent, people give up some personal customs.