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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian

A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from the Koine Greek word Christós (Χριστός), a translation of the Biblical Hebrew term mashiach (Biblical Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ). While there are diverse ...

www.allaboutgod.com/what-is-a-christian.htm

They were called “Christians” because their behavior, activity, and speech were like Christ Jesus. The word Christian means, “follower of Christ” or “belonging to the party of Christ.” So, what made them part of this group called “Christians.” The Bible says that good works do not make us acceptable to God. In other words, a ...

carm.org/christian

by Matt Slick - video. Some people think that to be a Christian means you can't see movies, that you can't dance, can't have a drink, or that you can't have any more fun. That isn't true. Christianity isn't about rules and regulations to follow. It is about a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. In the Old Testament times God  ...

livingontheedge.org/christian-living/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-christian

This means living a new life with a new status and a new identity. God loves us, so He's not looking for our performance or our religious activity. He's looking for a relationship. And for that relationship to occur, we first need to turn from our sin and receive Jesus as our savior. Jesus went on to say to Nicodemus, “If any man  ...

lifehopeandtruth.com/change/the-church/what-is-a-christian

Acts 11:26 tells us, “The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.” The word “Christianmeans “a follower of Christ.” The word “disciple” in this same verse means “student” or “pupil.” This is helpful information. A Christian is not merely someone who professes to believe in Jesus; rather he or she is a follower of and a ...

www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/conversion/whatitmeans_1.shtml

Jul 31, 2009 ... Bible quotations and testimonies from Christians help explore the meaning of discipleship.

cccdiscover.com/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-christian-really

Oct 25, 2016 ... I've had enough conversations with various people in and outside the U.S. to know that there is not a universal definition of “Christian.” I'll never forget hearing that in some parts of the world, “Christianmeans an arrogant, morally corrupt, manipulative westerner. In other places, it means someone who is ...

www.gotquestions.org/what-is-a-Christian.html

While this is a good starting point, like many dictionary definitions, it falls somewhat short of really communicating the biblical truth of what it means to be a Christian. The word “Christian” is used three times in the New Testament (Acts 11 :26; 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16). Followers of Jesus Christ were first called “Christians” in  ...

www.menofintegrity.org/christian.html

It means you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, by accepting Him as your personal Lord and Saviour. Simply believing in God is not enough. Being a good person is not enough. Nor is going to church, being baptized or taking communion, although all of those things are done by Christians. Let's look at what the ...