Why study the history of Christianity?
Reasons Why Christians Should Study HistoryHistory is teleological – where do we stand in God’s timeline?The events recorded in the Bible are historical.To avoid being misled by others.To be a more effective apologist.People will take you more seriously (credibility).To avoid having a narrow vision and a narrow mind.It makes available new evangelistic opportunities.More items…
What is the origin of Christianity?
The Christian faith originated from the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is also the most widespread and diverse belief system. Christianity commenced with the ministry of Jesus, a Jewish teacher, and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God.
How did Christianity begin?
Christianity is the religion that is based on the birth, life, death, resurrection and teaching of Jesus Christ. Christianity began in the 1st century CE after Jesus died and was resurrected. Starting as a small group of Jewish people in Judea, it spread quickly throughout the Roman Empire.
Who was the founder of Christianity?
1 Corinthians 15:1-4 makes it clear –Jesus Christis the founder of Christianity. It is Jesus’ death that paid the penalty for the sins of the world (2 Corinthians 5:21; Romans 5:8; 1 John 2:2). It was Jesus’ resurrection that ensures personal resurrection and eternal life to all those who believe in Him (1 Corinthians 15:12-34).