Christianity – The Religion of Jesus Christ
Christianity is the world’s biggest religion, with about 2.2 billion followers. Christians follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and believe that the Bible is God’s word.
Unlike most of the other major religious traditions, Christianity places an emphasis on Jesus Christ as the Son of God and Savior of the world. Moreover, it emphasizes the belief that there is one God in three persons-the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The Gospels describe Jesus healing the blind, raising the dead and casting out demons. The Book of Acts records that when the Holy Spirit came upon the early church community, “signs and wonders were done among them.” Healing was an obvious part of those signs and wonders.
As a result, the Christian faith includes belief that believers are able to cast out demons by calling on Jesus’ power and authority in prayer. However, for this kind of divine intervention to be effective, a continuous and vibrant relationship with Jesus is required.
The Christian religion also includes the belief that when a person dies, they will enter either Heaven or Hell. Those who are granted entry into Heaven will spend eternity with God, while those who are condemned to Hell will be eternally separated from Him. The majority of Christians believe that in order to be saved, a person must repent of sin and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as both the Son of God and the savior of the world.