Big difference. Jesus (if he existed) was a holly man, christianity is mans attempt at following said holly man. The problem is not Jesus, it's the body of followers. They look to church leaders to answer the big question for them, they don't actively seek an answer, they think someone can just give it to them and they buy into the game of follow the leader.
The belief is the difference. If you believe Jesus is a god, then that is religion.
If I believe Jesus is a God! Jesus is God and that is not man made religion.
Yes, it is, by definition. Sorry if you don't agree with the English language but it was constructed with words that have definitions in order for people to communicate and understand each other.
Faith based declarations do not change definitions, no matter how hard they try.
by Demas W Jasper 3 years ago
As a Christian, is there a difference between a testimony of Christ and conversion?To me a testimony of Jesus Christ is a belief that Christ is the son of God, but conversion or being converted means that you have not only been baptized by one having the authority to baptize, but that you have...
by Cattleprod Media 8 years ago
I find most people are clueless. They say they are atheist, but can't properly form an argument as to WHY, or they say they are agnostic, with zero clue as to WHAT that is.Ignorance, above all, is our weakness. Not religion. Although ignorance and religion are good bedfellows.
by Fairbear 2 years ago
Two relatively similar people are presented with the Bible and the message of Christianity. Person one takes to it eagerly. Person two pushes it as far away as it will go. What is the difference between these two people? Lets add that the two people have identical upbringings, are the same sex,...
by Disappearinghead 4 years ago
.......in terms of behaviours and activities?I've just read a hub by someone talking about the old Chestnut that not all who call themselves Christian are going to heaven citing Jesus "Not all who cry Lord will enter the Kingdom......." I suppose this is connected to Emile's OP asking why...
by Emile R 7 years ago
I've read so many comments on this forum by 'believers' that they possess supernatural abilities. Everything from getting advice from God on a car purchase, to personally performing miracles, to saying the name of God a certain number of ways a certain number of times to have your wishes...
by marty1968 8 years ago
Topic: Difference Between Christianity and Religion Christianity is unique in the fact that it is the ONLY faith which is not a religion- as a 'religion'- by definition means "to be bound" by rules and regulations and rituals in order that one MAY attain salvation....
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