Religion: Christianity

By: Carson Lee

Questions

  1. What does this religion believe?
  2. ​​When did this religion begin?
  3. What are the sacred texts of this religion?
  4. Where do they worship?
  5. What festivals do they celebrate?
  6. What do they believe about Creation?
  7. What do they think happens when we die?

Answers:

1.In jesus Christ was the Son of God – fully human and fully divine, believe that Jesus died for humanity, that God raised him from the dead, and that Jesus will come again at the end of time. Christians believe in the Trinity, or the three parts of God: God the Father or Creator, God the Son (Jesus) or Redeemer, and God the Holy Spirit or Sanctifier.

2. Over 2000 years ago in Palestine (today's Israel)

3.The sacred text of Christianity is the Holy Bible. The Christian Bible has two parts: the Old Testament which is essentially the Hebrew scriptures of Jesus' time; and the New Testament which contains writings about Jesus Christ and about the early church. 4.Christians worship in churches. It is customary to worship on Sunday, the Sabbath, and on other special festivals and celebrations. Most Christians pray or worship at home through individual or family devotions.

5.-Advent - the 4 week season of preparation for the birth of Christ, and for the Second Coming. Often an Advent wreath is used as a focus for prayer during Advent.

-Christmas - Jesus' birth - often celebrated with nativity scenes, stories, pageants recalling the story of Jesus' humble birth in a stable surrounded by animals.

-Epiphany - the visit of the three wise ones to Jesus just after his birth and their subsequent spreading of the news of his birth throughout the world.

-Lent - the period leading up to Easter commemorating the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert fasting and praying. A time for personal reflection and improvement through prayer, fasting, and study.

-Holy Week – the last week of Jesus' life, including Palm Sunday, which celebrates his triumphal entry into Jerusalem the week before he was crucified; Maundy Thursday, a remembrance of the Last Supper with the disciples; and Good Friday, the day Jesus was crucified on a cross, which is the most recognized symbol of Christianity.

-Easter - Jesus' resurrection from the dead. Eggs are a major symbol of Easter since they symbolize new life. Crosses are often covered with flowers to symbolize Jesus' victory over death.

-Ascension Day - when Jesus' ascended into Heaven.

-Pentecost - the gift of the Holy Spirit, God's presence in the world, to Jesus' followers in the form of a mighty wind and tongues of fire.

-Saints' Days - official days, recognized by many Christians, especially Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican, celebrating people who have lived particularly holy lives and are recognized as official sane.

6.That the world was made in seven days by god ,each day He makes an element.

7.They say that if we belief & trust Jesus, we can go to the heaven he prepared for us. But if you don't you must go to hell and suffer forever.

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