The Creator of heaven and earthThe underlying theme in all Christian theology and teaching is the concept that God created everything. Christianity does not teach a theology of random, arbitrary chances that made everything coming into being. This is stated simply in the Apostles creed and expounded in the confessions. God created everything While Christians believe God the Father created all... Read more »
Suffered under Pontius Pilate,  was crucified, died, and was buriedAn essential teaching in Christianity is the crucifixion and death of Christ. Christians teach that the death of Christ was for the purpose of making propitiation for our sin, reconciling us to God, and paying the price for our sins in our place. The Westminster Confession of Faith states; The office of Mediator the Lord... Read more »
The third day He arose again from the deadOne of the most important teachings in the Christian faith is the resurrection of the dead. According to the New Testament, the apostles were witnesses to Christ’s resurrection on the third day. Christianity teaches that Christ rose in His literal, physical body. We believe that God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit rose Christ from... Read more »
He ascended into heavenAn essential teaching in Christianity is that Christ ascended into heaven. Before He ascended, he taught the disciples what to do in their ministry. This supports even more that the disciples were witnesses to His resurrection. The disciples knew He was raised from the dead because, they all touched Him and felt His body. After... Read more »
The resurrection of the bodyThe resurrection of the body is probably the most debated teaching in the Bible. During Christ’s time, there were those who did not believe in the resurrection, spirits or angels. Jesus made many arguments for the resurrection of the dead which were later expounded upon by the Apostles. The Apostles clearly taught that believers will... Read more »