Christianity

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Christian Funerals

Christians believe that death is the Christians believe that death is the separation of one’s soul or spirit, which is eternal, from his or her physical body, often referred to symbolically as "dust".The symbolism of one’s physical body and “dust” comes from the book of Genesis, Chapter 2, when God creates man. The biblical account says that God created man out of dust and breathed his own breath into man’s nostrils to give him life. The scripture says, “Then the Lord God formed man out of the

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Overview

Christianity Overview

Christianity is currently the world's largest religious movement, consisting of approximately 2.1 billion followers. Adherents of Christianity believe in and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ, whom they believe to be the son of God and the savior of the world. Prophecies, parables, Jesus’s teachings, and much more can be found in the Holy Bible, a collection of texts sacred to Christianity. With more than 33,000 unique denominations, Christianity is composed of a very diverse group of follow

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Timeline

Christianity Timeline

This chronology is divided into four distinct periods: Biblical All events recorded in the Bible, or during the same time period as the Bible. In this Chronology, it contains all Christian events from the undated creation of the universe, until 100 CE. , Apostolic The Apostolic Period covers the events of the early Church, dating from 35-120 CE, beginning with the recent death of Jesus and the mission of the Apostles to spread the Gospel. , Reformation The Reformation Period is from 1500

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Places

Jordan River

The Jordan River serves as the eastern border of the state of Israel. It is significant within Christianity as the site of Jesus Christ's baptism by John the Baptist. The Jordan River has long been associated with healing, largely due to an Old Testament account of a Syrian general named Naaman being cured of leprosy by washing in the river, as instructed by the Hebrew prophet Elisha.1 In addition to being the location of Jesus's baptism, the Jordan River is also famous in the New Testame

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