Christianity Christianity is widespread all over the world. It's been around for approximately 2000 years. Most scholars today estimate that Jesus was born in 6-4 B.C. The Christian story says that Mary was foretold of her virgin conception, and was to give birth to Jesus. Christianity is one of the world's largest religions. Jesus was born into a working class family in Nazareth. After Jesus was born, he was taken to Bethlehem, because the Roman Empire was taking census of the land. When they arrived, there was no place to stay, even though Mary was pregnant. So the new Lord Jesus was placed in a manger. He was visited by some shepherds and astrologers. These that sought out this newly born baby, tried to spread the word. One prophet even said that "he was to be the rise and fall of many in Israel."Ã¯Â¿Â½ Besides the one time when something took place when He was 12, the rest of his life story jumps ahead till he is about 30.
Christianity is one of the largest religion's, it is followed by people all over the world who believe in the Holy Trinity and that all your sins are forgiven when you are baptized. At the age of 30, he began to follow a prophet named John the Baptizer. Stories started to circulate that "He was to be the rise and fall of many in Israel."Ã¯Â¿Â½ Jesus went to fast and pray for 40 days and 40 nights to gain insight. He was tempted by the devil to prove himself, but He refrained from using them for personal gain. He taught that people were more important than rules. He freely mixed with "sinners"Ã¯Â¿Â½ and forgave them of the bad things they had done, he even healed the sick and fed the poor.