Chiristainitty Essay

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Angela Conyers Eng. 331 Professor Cummings February 26, 2012 What about Christianity is important to me "Christianity is a religion based upon the teachings and miracles of Jesus. Jesus is the Christ. The word "christ" means anointed one. Christ is not Jesus' last name. Jesus is the anointed one from God the Father who came to this world, fulfilled the Old Testament laws and prophecies, died on the cross, and rose from the dead physically. He performed many miracles which were recorded in the Gospels by the eyewitnesses. He is divine in nature as well as human. Thus, He has two natures and is worthy of worship and prayer." Christianity teaches that there is only one God in all existence, that God made the universe, the Earth, and created Adam and Eve. God created man in His. Image means the likeness of God's character, rationality, etc. Because we are made in the image of God, every person is worthy of respect and honor. Furthermore, this means that we did not evolve through random processes from a single-celled organism into rational, emotional beings.Therefore, "What is Christianity?" is best answered by saying that it is a relationship with the true and living God through the person of Jesus Christ by whom we are forgiven of our sins and escape the righteous judgment of God. It is in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ, he had his eye on us, he had design us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone (Ephesians 1:11). This Scripture puts into perspective of what about Christianity is important to me. It explains the reason why it is so important to believe in Christ. before the foundation of the earth, God had his people on his mind. Our lives are mapped out for us, we just have to read the manual which is the

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