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Who is Jesus and why is he important?

Who is Jesus and why is he important?

Jesus, also called Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth, (born c. 6–4 bce, Bethlehem—died c. 30 ce, Jerusalem), religious leader revered in Christianity, one of the world’s major religions. He is regarded by most Christians as the Incarnation of God.

What was unique about Jesus?

A Unique Life. Unlike all other men, Jesus Christ is said to have died then come to life again. Three days after He died, He rose from the dead before ascending back to Heaven forty days later. If He did not rise from the dead then He and His followers are frauds.

What is Jesus best known for?

He is the central figure of Christianity, the world’s largest religion. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited messiah (the Christ), prophesied in the Hebrew Bible.

What is Jesus’s main message?

Jesus preached, taught in parables, and gathered disciples. It is believed that through his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection, God offered humans salvation and eternal life, that Jesus died to atone for sin to make humanity right with God.

What was Jesus’s religion?

Of course, Jesus was a Jew. He was born of a Jewish mother, in Galilee, a Jewish part of the world. All of his friends, associates, colleagues, disciples, all of them were Jews. He regularly worshipped in Jewish communal worship, what we call synagogues.

Why is Jesus the son of God to Earth?

Why did Christ, the Son of God, come to earth and become a man? To express God’s love for people. To serve people.

What makes Jesus so special to the world?

The Jesus who was born in Bethlehem did not just become a great teacher or just a prophet or a holy man authorized and sent by God. In Jesus Christ we see no less than God made manifest in human flesh. All of the divine that could be concentrated in human form was embodied in Jesus.

Why was the birth of Jesus so special?

For Jesus came to bring us the glory of God, to change us from one degree of glory to another, so that our lives are touched by the divine, and we receive the gift of new birth into the family of God. His birth regenerates our lives, so that we can experience the fullness of life in Him.

What did Jesus want to do with the Kingdom of Darkness?

Jesus sought to cast out the kingdom of darkness and the domain of demons. His battle is with Satan not Rome. The violence Aslan sees Jesus advocating isn’t about a war he hopes to generate with Rome but about a judgment that will come from rejecting God. Jesus never gives evidence of raising an army for the political battle Aslan describes.

Who was Jesus and what did he do?

Jesus is in a totally different league from Buddha, Mahomet and other leaders. He is the Man who was God, and in that lies a paradox. Yet it is this paradox that lies at the heart of Christianity.