Jesus Christ is the figure around whom all Christian religions are based. The New Testament of the Bible was written about his life and teachings. General beliefs associated with Jesus are that he was conceived by God upon a virgin, performed miracles, died to atone for humanity's sins and was resurrected to ascend to heaven.Know More
According to Christian belief, Jesus brought many messages. One is that God is a loving Spirit. In the Old Testament, God was often seen as vengeful, but Christ's teachings changed that with the lesson that God has a plan for all people. Part of God's plan is that the only way to go to heaven after death is to follow Christ's teachings.
Jesus Christ also preached messages of love. The Book of Matthew in the Bible quotes Jesus as saying that people should love their neighbors in the same way they love themselves. The same book also quotes Jesus on the importance of forgiving and loving the enemy. Jesus also preached that people needed to refrain from hate and lust.
Many of Christ's teachings were about God's generosity. They also warned of the dangers of diverting from God's plan. The crucifixion of Jesus was performed so that Christ could atone for humanity's sins.Learn more about The Bible
The 12 apostles who followed Jesus Christ included Peter, Andrew, James, John and Philip. Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot were also disciples. Two disciples were named Judas: Judas the son of James and Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus Christ.Full Answer >
During his lifetime, Jesus founded Christianity, one of the most popular religions in the world. Up until the time he began his Christian ministry at the age of 30, he worked as a carpenter.Full Answer >
It's unknown exactly how old Jesus was at the time of his death, but it's widely believed that he was 33. Jesus was crucified on the cross under the direction of Pontius Pilate, who was governor of Judea at the time.Full Answer >
The true height of Jesus is unknown. There is no physical description of him in the Bible, and conflicting accounts of his general appearance are found in different locations in the Bible.Full Answer >