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Prophecies Fulfilled By Jesus Pave Way for Christian Cornerstones

By    |   Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 03:06 PM

Jesus' birth fulfilled prophecies in the Bible and paved the way for the Christian faith as it is known today.

Though it continues to evolve, here are 13 key points held by the Christian faith.

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• Belief in one God, originating from the Jewish religion and that Jesus is the messiah, or savior of humankind.

• Belief that Jesus was born in Bethlehem to the virgin Mary, was crucified, and rose from the dead.

• Belief that the death of Jesus was the perfect sacrifice, allowing for salvation and forgiveness of sins.

• Belief that Jesus is the son of God and fully human and fully divine.

• Belief that God is exists as a trinity: father, son, and holy spirit.

• Belief in eternal life after death.

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• Belief that Jesus lived a sinless life as an example of how God wants people to live.

• Belief that Jesus died so that those who believe in him will be forgiven of their sins.

• Belief that after his resurrection and ascension to heaven, Jesus sent the Holy Spirt to guide and comfort his followers.

• Belief that God is omnipresent, immanent, and transcendent.

• Belief that the Bible is the word of God and the primary authority for Christian life.

• The practice of sacraments, or ritual practices believed to bring people in union with God, such as baptism and Eucharist, or communion.

• The practice of evangelism or missionary activities to spread the the Gospel.

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