Essay on Christianity and Nicene Creed

Submitted By travante1988
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Christianity began with the teachings of Jesus Christ. No one knows the exact time of Jesus' birth, but they know it was sometime around 5 B.C. The Jewish religion believes that there is going to be a messiah (the anticipated savior of the Jews). When Jesus claimed to be the messiah chosen by God, many people thought that he was telling the truth. Those people that did believe Jesus, became Christians. The people that didn't believe Jesus, kept their religion.
The Orthodox religion was founded in 1054 but had a gradual development. It was found in Constantinople, Eastern Roman Empire by various Eastern church fathers including Patriarch Michael Cerularius. Christianity was broken into two groups at the time: Orthodoxy and Catholicism.
The Catholic faith was founded in 1054 but also had gradual development. It was founded by St. Peter and various bishops of Rome. It was originally established in the Rome/Western Roman Empire.
The Methodist faith was founded in 1787 in England by John Wesley. This is a reformed religion from the Catholic faith. United Methodist Church is the main Methodist church in the USA.
The Presbyterian Church was formed in 1560 in Switzerland and Scotland, by Ulrich Zwinli, John Calvin, Theodore Beza, and John Knox. This is also a reformed religion from the Catholic faith.
The Lutheran faith was founded in 1530 in Germany, by Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon. This is also one of the reformed religions of the Catholic faith. beliefs Pretty much all of the parts of Christianity believe in one triune God. The triune God is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
The Orthodox faith believes that the fundamental truth of the Orthodox Church is the faith revealed in the True God: the Holy Trinity of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
The Catholic faith believes that the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian faith and of Christian life.
The Methodist faith believes in the one living and true God... Within this unity there are three persons of one essential nature, power and eternity--the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The Presbyterian faith simply believes in one triune God.
The Lutheran faith teach that the one true God. is the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost, three distinct persons, but of one and the same divine essence, equal in power, equal in eternity, equal in majesty, because each person possesses the one divine essence. demographics Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. About one third of the world consideres themselves to be Christians. That is about 2.1 billion Christians scattered throughout the world. Through the years the religion just keeps on growing.
About one tenth of the population of Christians are of the Orthodox faith. In 2005 there were about 219,501,000 people of the Orthodox faith throughout the country.
Right now around half of the total Christian population are Catholics. In 2005 there were about 1,118,992,00 Catholics around the world.
Almost one fifth of the population of Christians in the world are Protestants right now (Protestants include Methodist, Presbyterian, and Lutheran). In 2005 there 375 million Protestants in the world.
All parts of Christianity are growing in size right now but are losing in percentage to other religions in the world because of population getting bigger and bigger in the world.
All parts of the Christian religion has the Bible as the main book of worship. A lot of the parts also look at creeds such as the Nicene Creed and the Apostles Creed. They also