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Christianity is very diverse Largest church in the world is in South Korea Vocab Canon Collection of authorative writings Parable Using an everyday story to convey a deeper message Incarnation God or spirit becoming a physical form Disciples Followers Apostals The sent ones Founden Jesus A first century Jew in what we know as Israel Born in Bethlehem died in Juruselem Jesus became known as the Christ Christ means anointed onemessiah Sacred Text Bible especially the New Testament Gospels The first 4 books of the New Testament Matthew Mark Luke John gospel means good news About Jesus Jesus was born to Mary and John Little is known about Jesus between the time he was born and the age of 30 The New Testament claims that Jesus is God in human form otherwise known as incarnation At age 30 Jesus began a 3 year teaching career where he was known to use parables Ex Semon on the Mount Golden rule Great Commandment Jesus is said to perform miracles Christian doctrine of the Trinity is that there is one God in 3 persons Father God Son Jesus Holy Spirit The beliefspirit of God within a person Development and spread of Christianity was accomplished by Jesus disciples The core members are also known as apostals Primary Reading Matthew The best example ofJesus teaching is the Sermon on the Mount Matthew 57 Sermon on the Mount Beatitudes No matter what bad things may happen to you consider yourself blessed because Christians will be rewarded with Heaven Salt amp Light You are important don t let that go to waste Show your faith in God and your good deeds as a Christian to the world The fulfillment of the law Do not treat any of the commandments with less importance than the others Murder Not only should you not murder people but do not show hate to people in any way It is more important to show people love than to offer sacrifices Adultery Not only should you not cheat but you should not even look at others lustfully that too is considered cheating Divorce Divorce except in the case of sexual immorality is also considered adultery And marrying someone who was divorced is considered adultery Oaths Do not swear to anything Eye for Eye Do not fight back against people turn the other cheek Love Your Enemies Show love to even your enemies Kill them with kindness Giving to the Needy Do not give to the needy to show off as a Christian Give to the needy because they need it and do not even announce any Christian motives Prayer Do not pray in public for attention Pray alone prayer is between you and God Do not babble on in your prayer God knows what you need before you ask You must forgive others for God to forgive you of your sins Fasting Don t make it publically aware that you are fasting for attention from others Fasting is between you and God Treasures in Heaven Don t focus on material objects on Earth such as money Rather focus on your relationship with God for the reward of heaven Do Not Worry Do not worry about the small things such as clothes or food God will take care of you Judging others Do not judge others because everyone is a sinner Ask Seek Knock Treat others how you want to be treated The Narrow and Wide Gates Take the road less traveled by Hard work leads to reward while taking the easy way out leads to destruction True and False Prophets Watch out for false deceiving prophets True and False Disciples Not only do you have to believe in the lord but you have to act Christ like to make it into heaven The Wise and Foolish Builders Not only do you have to listen to the words of God but you have to put them into practice Jesus crucifixion Matthew 27 Jesus was crucified for claiming to be the son of God which they saw as blasphemous Jesus resurrection Matthew 28 John This book shows incarnation and Trinity quotIn the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God This means God has always existed and is the creator of everything John 316 God sacrificed his only son to forgive us of our sins John 316 If you believe in Jesus and get on board with his mission and invest yourself to him you get internal life Acts A man named Saul who was very anti Christian had an encounter with the lord Saul could hear God talking to him but could not see anything Saul then went blind for 3 days until God sent someone to pray over him After the person prayed over Saul he regained his vision and was baptized Romans SinfuIselfish human nature can be overcome by the spirit of Christ power of God to resurrect Jesus enabling freedom God s sacrifice of Jesus shows his imitess of love of everyone
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