Christianity

Topics: Jesus, Christianity, Easter, Homosexuality, Bible / Pages: 4 (881 words) / Published: Sep 22nd, 2013
Living my life as a Christian

Christians are taught through the teachings of Jesus and the disciples that follow him to love one and other and the God is almighty. There are many different forms of Christianity and they differ significantly from one extreme to the other, and they also differ from the modern version to the conservative. Just like in Judaism, Christians come together for worship and holy days. Most Christians reserve Sundays as their day of worship in rembrance of Jesus’ resurrection. During Sunday worship there is usually a reading from the bible and then the sermon performed by a minister or priest. Sacred rituals that Christians participate in are: baptism, confirmation, confession, marriages and funerals. There are sacred times throughout the year that Christians reserve as sacred holy days. In the spring holy week is observed starting with Palm Sunday which represents Jesus entering Jerusalem. Maundy Thursday is next with a celebration that reflects on the Last Supper that Jesus had with his disciples. This is where he broke bread and served the wine in remembrance of him. The bread represents Christ body and the wine represents the blood of Christ as it was shed for you. On Good Friday Christians are reminded of the time Jesus spent on the cross suffering and finally dying. Easter Sunday has an early sunrise service with the celebration of the resurrection. An Advent wreath is put out four weeks prior to Christmas as the worship services are being read from the Old Testament in preparation for the coming messiah. December 25th is recognized as the birth of Jesus, but to be honest we don’t know for sure when Jesus’ actually birth is. Christmas brings out songs, nativity sconces reenacting the birth of Jesus in a manager and the exchanging of gifts. I was born into a Methodist family and have lived my entire life as a Methodist Christian. In my family we have several very conservative Methodists with the rest of us in the more

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