What do Christians believe?

What do Christians believe?

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Exodus: Gods and Kings

The Ark:the story of Noah

The Ark is a feature film first broadcast on BBC1 on Monday 30 March at 8.30.

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Reading the Bible

How to start reading the Bible

If you have never read the Bible before, the worst place to start is probably the beginning!

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Jesus in danger

Jesus told his followers several times that he expected to be killed.  But he insisted that this was not just the tragic outcome of a revolutionary life; it was God’s plan.

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Depression

Depression is an illness.  It is not anybody’s fault.  It is not a spiritual failure.  It is not a sin.  It is not a punishment.  It is not a symptom of anything evil.  It is not a sign that God has stopped loving someone.  It is just an illness.

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Questions people ask

Questions people ask

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Sport

Sport

Like eating and sleeping, the Bible describes play as one of the good things of life which God has made part of the rhythm of being alive. 

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Icy planet

Why does life exist?

Life is not meaningless. And life is not an accident. Christians believe that God created the universe, the earth and all that lives on it.

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Capital punishment and assisted dying

Human life is precious.  Christians believe that all humans, no matter how frail, tiny or fallible, bear the image of God.

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Can I have my baby christened?

Most churches of the world baptise young children as a sign that they are being brought up as Christians from their very first days.

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Crown of thorns

Celebrate Easter!

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The cross

Jesus' death

The final days of Jesus’ life were spent in and around the temple, where he was repeatedly critical of the religious leaders and predicted a crisis in which the temple would be destroyed.

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Empty tomb

Jesus' resurrection

Forty hours after they had witnessed Jesus being crucified, his remaining disciples were gathered, frightened and grief-stricken.  A group of agitated women burst in on them with a message that they greeted with incredulity.

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2000 years of Easter

Very soon after the life of Jesus, his resurrection had a significant impact on the way Christians organised their lives.

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Easter traditions

The association of Easter with eggs is so ancient that no one knows its origin.

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What do Christians believe?

What do Christians believe?

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Exodus: Gods and Kings

The Ark:the story of Noah

The Ark is a feature film first broadcast on BBC1 on Monday 30 March at 8.30.

Read more …

Reading the Bible

How to start reading the Bible

If you have never read the Bible before, the worst place to start is probably the beginning!

Read more …

Gethsemane art

Jesus in danger

Jesus told his followers several times that he expected to be killed.  But he insisted that this was not just the tragic outcome of a revolutionary life; it was God’s plan.

Read more …

Man silhouette with dark sky

Depression

Depression is an illness.  It is not anybody’s fault.  It is not a spiritual failure.  It is not a sin.  It is not a punishment.  It is not a symptom of anything evil.  It is not a sign that God has stopped loving someone.  It is just an illness.

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Questions people ask

Questions people ask

Articles about birth, life, sex, death, pain and church...

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Sport

Sport

Like eating and sleeping, the Bible describes play as one of the good things of life which God has made part of the rhythm of being alive. 

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Icy planet

Why does life exist?

Life is not meaningless. And life is not an accident. Christians believe that God created the universe, the earth and all that lives on it.

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Syringe

Capital punishment and assisted dying

Human life is precious.  Christians believe that all humans, no matter how frail, tiny or fallible, bear the image of God.

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Baby being Christened

Can I have my baby christened?

Most churches of the world baptise young children as a sign that they are being brought up as Christians from their very first days.

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Poppies

Greater Love

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Anthem for doomed youth

War poetry

Read a selection of war poems

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Cross and sword

Christians at war

At the outbreak of war in 1914 many young British men enlisted to fight because their Christian convictions convinced them that this was the right thing to do.  Some Christians opposed violence on pacifist grounds.

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Prayers for peace

Use these prayers to pray for peace in our time.

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Active service gospel

Free active service gospel

Get a free replica of a First World War soldier's Bible

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Jesus' death and resurrection

Christians have always believed that because Jesus lived, died and rose from the dead, the relationship between God and humans has changed for all time.  God and human beings can be peacefully at one.

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Why do people suffer when they do not deserve it?

There is no convincing answer to the question, ‘Why am I suffering?’ but there are a few things that Christians are able to say with confidence.

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Can you be a Christian and not go to church?

Can you be a follower of Jesus by yourself, and not go to church? Yes! However, if you choose to be a Christian without sharing that experience with others, you risk missing out on something important.

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