What Do Christians Believe?

Here’s a summary of some major beliefs of Christians:

Christians believe in God the Father, the only One who has all power, who made heaven and earth (Rev. 4:11).

Christians believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, the Lord (Heb. 1:1-3; John 1:1-3)

Christians believe Jesus was born of Mary, a virgin who became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:30-35; John 1:14)

Christians believe Jesus suffered and was nailed to a cross. He died and was buried. But three days later, Jesus physically rose from the dead (Acts 2:23-24; 1Cor. 15:3-4).

Christians believe Jesus went up into heaven (Acts 1:9-11)

Christians believe Jesus is the ruler of everything with God the Father (Eph. 1:19-23)

Christians believe Jesus will come back from heaven to earth, and He will judge all the people who have ever lived (John 14:1-3; Rev. 22:12-13).

Christians believe  in the Holy Spirit (John 14:16-17).

Christians believe in a holy, worldwide church from all ages and the unity of all God’s people (Rev. 5:9-10; Gal. 3:26-29).

Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins (Col. 1:13-14; 1John 1:9).

Christians believe in the resurrection of the body, and in the life that lasts FOREVER (1Cor. 6:14; 15:21-23; John 5:24)

Christians believe not everyone will end up in heaven (Matt 7:13-22)

Christians believe in an eternal heaven and an eternal hell (Matt 25:46; 2Thess 1:9)

Christians believe that everyone who has faith in Jesus is freed from what people could not be freed from through the law of Moses (Acts 13:39)

Christians believe that God loved the world by sending His Son to die so that anyone who believes in Him would not end up in hell but have have everlasting life (John 3:16)

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