Christianity

By STORM(ACCA)

Content
• Origin of Christianity • The Type and Evolution of Christianity • The Bible • The Story Of Joseph • Lesson Learnt

Origin Of Christianity
• Christianity developed out of Judaism in the 1st century C.E. It is founded on the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and those who follow him are called "Christians.― Central to Christian practice is the gathering at churches for worship, fellowship, and study, and engagement with the world through evangelism and social action.

Paul is often considered to be one of the two most important people in the history of Christianity. Among the many other apostles and missionaries involved in the spread of the Christian faith. AD 67). He was responsible for spreading of the Gospel through early Christian communities across the Roman Empire. including the church at Corinth. AD 5 – c. Almost half of the books of the New Testament are credited to his authorship. . From the mid-30s to the mid-50s he established several churches in Asia Minor and at least three in Europe.The Type and Evolution of Christianity Apostolic Church • Paul the Apostle (c. is perhaps the most influential early Christian missionary and leader of the first generation of Christians.

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the Church of Christ. a direct continuation from the Apostles by laying on of hands from each generation of priests to the next.Orthodox Christains • The Orthodox Christian belongs to the Body of Christ. This Eastern Orthodox Church is organically the same congregation (or ecclesia) which was born at the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Jerusalem on Pentecost. .

Spain and most Latin American countries. Like all Christians. who is considered the first Pope. encompassing over 1 billion members throughout Italy. The Catholic Church believes in the intervention of saints in the lives of humans and.Roman Catholic • The Roman Catholic denomination is the oldest and largest division of Christianity. The Catholic Church is believed to have begun with St. Catholic priests take vows of celibacy. Son. unlike other types of Christianity. Holy Spirit). Catholics believe in the holy Trinity (Father. . Peter.

by at least two mistresses. thereby establishing a new stream of revenue with agents across Europe. He fathered seven children. Pope Alexander VI (1492–1503) was one of the most controversial of the Renaissance Popes. the corruption of the papacy that Pope Alexander VI exemplified—particularly the sale of indulgences—prompted Martin Luther to write the The Ninety-Five Theses. including Lucrezia and Cesare Borgia.The Breaking up of the Churches • Sixtus IV (1471–1484) established the practice of selling indulgences to be applied to the dead. Fourteen years after his death. which he nailed to the door of a church at Wittenberg in Saxony which brings to the birth of the Anglican Church .

The only sacraments (out of seven) that Protestants hold sacred are communion and baptism. This denomination is distinguished by its departure from the sacraments of the Catholic Church. Protestants believe firmly in the work ethic set forth by Max Weber.Protestant • Protestantism began around the 16th century during the reformation of the church. Historically. . conservative spending and an accumulation of goods is a sign of respect for God and eventual salvation. stating that hard work.

which is based on the distinction between Law and Gospel. Luther taught that salvation is not earned by good deeds but received only as a free gift of God's grace through faith in Jesus Christ as redeemer from sin. therefore condemns them. His theology challenged the authority of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church by teaching that the Bible is the only source of divinely revealed knowledge and opposed sacerdotalism by considering all baptized Christians to be a holy priesthood. and. • . which Luther could not find in other forms of medieval piety. Those who identify with Luther's teachings are called Lutherans. it provides a basis for certainty that God is gracious to sinners like us. Because the Gospel is the promise of Christ.The Protestant Reformation 1517 • Protestantism begins with Martin Luther‟s theology. That is. and the Word of God which promises Grace to sinners and gives what it promises? We are justified by faith alone apart from works of the Law. between the Word of God which commands sinners to do what they cannot do.

and the result was the Anglican denomination. but instead relies on bonding through tradition and common beliefs . The Anglican Church has no central governing unit like the Roman Catholic Church. Pope Gregory the Great sent Augustine of Canterbury to England to form a more disciplined church. Over time. the worship began to take on more Celtic influences and fewer Roman characteristics.The Anglican Church • During the sixth century.

Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries and abbeys in 1536. and that the divorce issue was just one of a series of acts that collectively split the English church from the Roman church in much the same way that the Orthodox church had split off five hundred years before. • The beginning of the sixteenth century showed significant discontent with the Roman church. • . Henry VIII created the Anglican church in anger over the Pope's refusal to grant his divorce.The English Reformation 1529-1537 • The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.20 years later. but the historical record indicates that Henry spent most of his reign challenging the authority of Rome. and news of this challenge had certainly reached England . the Anglican branch of the church formally challenged the authority of Rome. Martin Luther's famous 95 Theses were nailed to the door of the church in Wittenburg in 1517.

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history. on three different continents. and prophecy and must be interpreted in context of those styles. in three different languages.The Bible • The Bible is a collection of 66 books written by about 40 authors. over approximately 1600 years • It is the source of the Christian religion in that the Bible contains the words of God and how the Christian is to apply the words of God to his life. . fiction1. • contains many different styles of writing such as poetry. law. narration.

Isaiah. • Contain of 39 books New Testament Books • The New Testament Books written by those who knew Jesus or were under the guidance of those who did • Contain of 27 books .Bible divided into two group Old Testament Books • The Old Testament Books written by the prophets such as Moses. etc. David.

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Types Of Bible • Jewish Bible • Greek Orthodox Bible • Catholic Bible • Anglican Bible • Protestant Bible • King James Version Bible .

.The Bible Story Of Joseph In Egypt • This historical story is from book of Genesis chapter 37 till 50 In King James Version Bible • It happen around 1700 B.C.

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Lesson learnt Do • • • • Forgiveness Faith In God Honesty Self Control • Lies • Framed • Betray Don’t .

Festival Celebrate By Christian • • • • Christmas Easter Day Good Friday Palm Sunday .

special meals. school plays telling the story of the nativity.Christmas • Christians celebrate Jesus' birth on December 25th. It follows a month of preparation (Advent) and involved lots of festivities. . special decoration very much like big festivals in other world religions. exchanging Christmas cards and presents.

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Palm crosses are given to the congregation to help them think about the week ahead.people threw palm leaves down on the road like a red carpet might be laid in front of a king.the first day of Holy week Christians remember when Jesus rode into Jerusalem riding on a donkey .Palm Sunday • On Palm Sunday . • The Sunday Before Easter Sunday • Date range between March 14 to April 11 .

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There are services in all Christian churches at the time Christ was crucified. • Date Range between March 19 to April 16 .Good Friday • The day that Jesus died on the cross. These are very solemn occasions quite unlike what will occur three days later.

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Easter Day • The most important festival for Christians. It is a very joyous occasion marked in churches by wonderful music and flowers. Out of church by the exchange of cards and Easter eggs .a symbol of spring and new life as Jesus' death brought new life to Christians. • On the Third day after Good Friday • Date range March 21 to April 18 .

patheos.html • http://saintignatiuschurch.html • http://en.org/wpcontent/uploads/2011/10/timeline.org • http://www.com/list_7482437_christian-religiontypes.html .ehow.anglican.html • http://www.References • http://www.wikipedia.org/church/ChurchHistory.com/Library/Christianity.

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THANK YOU AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU .

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