Just what is Christianity all about?
The Jesus Fact File
Let's take a look at this dude called Jesus and see what all the fuss is about:
1. Jesus existed before He came to earth in human form.
John 1:1,John 17:5
2. Jesus was creator with God the Father.
3. Jesus humbled Himself for us.
4. Jesus was both man and God. When He became man, He lay aside His glory but not His deity. (God-Man)
5. Jesus was the exact image of God.
6. Jesus died as a sacrifice for the sins of the world.
Mark 10:45, 1 Corinthians 6:20, Ephesians 1:7, 1 Peter 1:18-19, Galatians 3:13
7. When Jesus died, He took our sins
upon Himself and paid the price for sin.
1 Peter 3:18,1 Peter 2:24-25,2 Corinthians 5:21, Romans 5:6
8. By accepting Christ, we are declared righteous (justification) -- all on the basis of faith.
9. His Resurrection proves the deity of Jesus Christ.
10. The Resurrection is the victory over sin and death.
1 Corinthians 15:54-57
11. His Ascension ended His earthly ministry.
Mark 16:19, Luke 24:50-51, Acts 1:9-11
12. Jesus is at the right hand of God the Father.
Acts 7:55-56, Ephesians 1:20
13. Jesus will come again in power and glory.
14. We should look for His appearing.
2 Timothy 4:8, Titus 2:13