Who is a Christian? What is Christianity about? 


Christianity is a way of life. It is based upon God’s love and acceptance and one’s love for Him. Discover who makes a true Christian and what Christianity is about in a short video. It will help you find a friend in Jesus and a purpose for your life!

Who is a Christian?

We read in the Bible in Acts 11:26 that the followers of Jesus Christ were first called “Christians”. The word “Christian” literally means, a “follower of Christ.”

Unfortunately, over time, the word “Christian” has lost a great deal of its significance. Someone who is religious or who has high moral values is often referred to as being “Christian”.

Many people who do not believe and trust in Jesus Christ consider themselves Christians. They believe they are Christian because they go to church or they live in a “Christian” nation. Going to church or being a good person does not make you a Christian! Attending MacDonald’s and paying for a hamburger does not make you a hamburger? Likewise, attending services regularly, and giving to the work of the church does not make you a Christian.

What does the Bible say?

The Bible teaches us in Titus 3:5 that, “He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done…” and Ephesians 2:8 tells us that it is “…by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.”

In the Bible we read, “We aren’t saved from sin’s grasp by knowing the commandments of God.  We can’t and don’t perfectly keep God’s commandments. God knew this and put into place a different plan to save us. Jesus, the Son of God, died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected.  He took our place. Jesus offers salvation to all who will receive him by faith.

God sent his own Son in a human body like ours but free from any sin. Jesus destroyed sin’s control over us by giving himself as a sacrifice for our sins.”  Romans 8:3-5

A Christian is not somebody who adheres to a list of “do’s and don’ts”. A Christian is one who seeks a close relationship with God.

What is Christianity? In this short video it will help you understand what Christianity is about?

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