Christianity started about 2000 years ago in Judea (present-day Israel) with Jesus Christ and His faithful group of disciples. During this period, Judea was a cross-cultural mecca of bustling cities and farms. The emperor of Rome was the ruler.
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How is Christianity really started?
Though most of the historical record for the start of the Christian faith is recorded in the New Testament accounts, the history of Christianity actually began with prophecy in the Old Testament. There are over 300 prophecies (predictions) that span over a period of 1000 years that are recorded in the Old Testament concerning the coming of a Jewish Messiah.
Did Jesus start a new religion called Christianity?
He did not bring a new religion known as Christianity. In fact, there was no religion known as Christianity until much later in Antioch when His disciples became known as Christians. Christ-followers were Messiah-followers, whether Jewish or Gentile.
Why to become a Christian?
11 reasons why being a Christian is totally worth it 1. All your sins are instantly forgiven. 2. You get help to stop consciously sinning altogether! 3. The Holy Spirit starts to teach you and free you from yourself. 4. You have peace and joy that nothing can take away. 5. Jesus is your mighty Helper and Friend!
When did Christianity become a religion?
380 CE Christianity becomes the official religion of the Roman Empire through the Edict of Thessalonica As Rome continued to decline in the 5th century C.E., Christianity began taking hold in the outer regions of the empire. Missionaries helped spread the religion as a church simply known as catholic began to take shape.