Religions from the Middle East


Followers within the Christian faith are called Christians. Their central teachings include belief that Jesus is the Son of God who came to earth and died on a cross for the sins of mankind. He rose from the dead three days later. Another core belief is the Trinity. This is a belief that God is one but in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Christian practices include prayer, study of the Bible and worship. Two of the sacraments of the Christian faith are communion and baptism. Communion is drinking wine and eating bread that represents Christ's life given for the sins of the world. Water baptism happens when a person receives Jesus as their Lord and Savior. They are dunked under water and brought up out of the water symbolizing their new life. Their place of worship is called a church. There worship leaders can be called a priest, minister, or pastor. There holy book is called the Bible and that is what they teach about on Sundays. Some of their holy days are Christmas, which celebrates Jesus' birth, and Easter, which celebrates Jesus' resurrection. Jerusalem is a sacred site as it's where Jesus was crucified and Bethlehem is where he was born. Their common figure is Abraham. They are monotheist (belief in one God) just like Islam and Judaism.

The Christian Faith

Most asked Question

Why do christians pray?

Because they want to talk to God and they love Jesus and Jesus loves them. They usually pray before they eat something, at church, for others, and before they go to bed.