Why does Christianity have so many denominations? I am confused on which to pick and why!
Every denomination has different customs and beliefs based around different key points in the bible.
*The Church of Christ believes that vocal praise should not be accompanied by instruments and that every other denomination will not make it to heaven.
*Lutherans are very similar to Catholics in their beliefs except that they are less formal and don't believe in purgatory or buying your way into heaven.
*Baptists are very literal about the bible and their churches tend to be an emotional experience with a lot of testimonials.
*Nazarenes are more laid back and believe the bible is open to interpretation by the modern world and in the holy trinity.
*Four-Square churches are modern and believe first and foremost in witnessing by example they also speak in tongues.
and well, you get the idea. The important thing to remember is the one tie between all walks of christianity, Jesus Christ is their central figure as the son of God and a divine martyr who died for the sins of the multitude.
Many people claim to know Jesus but on the day of judgement (when it's too late) they're going to realize not only did they not know Jesus but Jesus will profess He never knew them Matthew 7:21-23.
If someone where to ask me what they had to do to go to heaven my response would have to be the same as Peter's when he was asked "what shall we do" the day the New Testament church was birthed. and Peter's response was "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. (I use the King James version) Acts 2:37-38
That is how you are born again of water and of the Spirit John 3:3-5
The Gospel is the death, burial, & ressrrection of Jesus Christ(1 Corinthians 15:1-5), so how do we obey the Gospel (2 Thessalonians 1:8)
Romans 6:1-7 helps give us the understanding: We die (death)to our sinful ways through repentance We are buried (burial) with Him through baptism and we will be resurrected (resurrection) if we have His Spirit dwelling inside of us. Romans 8:9-11
Ephesians 4:4-6 There's only one way!
The church began in Jerusalem in the book of Acts not in Rome (Romans 10:9) that was a letter to a church already born again.
Falsehood causes division and thus they live out that reality in their many divided denominations....
Find that which is unique yet common among them and there you find the lie.
by SN Brown MEd 4 years ago
I've been a Christian for many years and for as long as I can remember, I noticed that there are many different denominations within the Christian faith. This great disparity within the faith has always upseted me because I truly believe if Christians could get on one accord about the gospel and...
by bdn9385 2 years ago
What could be the greatest problem of a professing Christian?If Christianity is indeed the way, the truth and the life and presumably, a universal fact, then why for almost millions of years now do Christians still unable to convert all the people in the world to embrace this supposedly universal...
by bayareagreatthing 7 years ago
How does Christianity differ from all other religions?
by Paula 7 years ago
I see this posted a lot in threads, and wanted to explore the idea. It may be true, or not. For example, it has been said,"I have seen "Your religion (Christianity) causes so many wars." It is stated as a fact. I am wanting to gather some thoughts and information,...
by charlie 2 years ago
Why does it seem most Christians are immature.It seems most people professing to be Christian do not have a proper grounding in the scriptures. They drink the milk but do not seem to be able ( or maybe no desire?) to eat the real meat- understand the deeper things of God, in spite of the fact...
by Warren Samu 3 years ago
Does Christianity really care about improving the lives of the poor?Or did Jesus just express that the poor will be favored and embraced by God in the Afterlife?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|