Learn About Jesus Christ

Who Is Jesus?

Two thousand years ago in Nazareth, the angel Gabriel appeared to a virgin named Mary. Gabriel told Mary she would be the mother of this Savior.  The New Testament says Mary was overshadowed by the Holy Spirit and conceived a son she was to name Jesus. Read More

Is Jesus God?

All Christians do not share the same belief about the relationship between God and Jesus. Bible text has many instances of Jesus praying to his father and some text also says they are one or if you have seen one you have seen the other. Some believe Jesus is the God referred to in the Old Testament. The accounts of Jesus’ birth and baptism also have references to God as the father of Jesus. For Christians, a belief that they are one being or separate beings is accepted in broader Christianity. John 14:28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

The Life of Jesus

The birth of Jesus was foretold in the Old Testament. Gabriel the angel told Mary that she would have a child who would rule as king forever. Jesus, was born in a stable, where shepherds visited him, and later, a star guided wise men from the East to visit the young child. King Herod, fearing the birth of  Jesus put an order to kill young male infants but Jesus was saved from the efforts to kill him.

At 12 years old Jesus was found talking with the teachers in the temple and amazing them with his knowledge. Eighteen years later Jesus was baptized by his causing John the Baptist. Next, Jesus began preaching and teaching work that God sent him to earth to do. Jesus called 12 men to be apostles, helping the effort or teaching the Gospel and performing miracles.

Jesus performed many healing miracles. He also performed miracles with food and wine, fed thousands of people with only a few small fishes and a few loaves of bread. He healed the sick and even raised the dead. We can also read about the many things that happened to Jesus during the week of his life, and how he was betrayed, arrested, sentenced, and crucified. Jesus openly taught the Gospel for about three and a half years, he was around 33 when he was crucified.

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The Teachings of Jesus

The teachings of Jesus are the foundational beliefs of most Christian religions. He taught simple truths in simple ways in addition to using stories and parables to teach principles on multiple levels of understanding. Many of his teachings include examples well understood at the time but more difficult for people to interpret today without some historical context.

The Great Commandments

Mark 12:30-31 (KJV) And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment  | And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

The Sermon On The Mount

Jesus Christ’s mission was to fulfill the Law of Moses and help people to live a higher way. That is why He began His ministry with the Sermon on the Mount. During the famous Sermon, He told the people what they had been expected to do under the Law of Moses was being raised to a higher standard. They needed to become more in order to live with His Father. His sermon on the mount. More Teachings of Jesus

The Miracles of Jesus

Turning Water Into Wine Jesus Casts Out Devils
Jesus Heals Man At The Pool of Bethesda Jairus’ Daughter Was Raised
Miracle at Cana in Galilee Woman With An Issue of Blood
Man With Withered Hand Jesus Feeds the 5000
Jesus Walks on Water A Canaanite Woman is Healed
Jesus Heals a Blind Man A Man With Dropsy Healed
The Healing of Bartimaeus Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Dead
Jesus Calms the Storm Jesus Heals Deaf Man With Speech Impediment

FAQs About Jesus

What Languages Did Jesus Speak?

Jesus spoke the language of the Jews at the time which was Aramaic, he also was able to read scripture in Hebrew. In order to interact with Gentiles in the marketplace, he would have spoken Greek, to interact with Roman officials he had to speak Latin.  Learn More

What Race Was Jesus?

Jesus’ father is God, his mother Mary was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth. Jesus is widely considered Jewish because of his mother.

What Does The Name Jesus Mean?

When Mary heard the announcement of the angel calling her to bear and raise a Son from God, she was specifically instructed to name the child Jesus (Luke 1:31). Matthew recorded as well that Joseph, the adoptive father of Jesus, was instructed by an angel as well that the Son miraculously conceived by his virgin fiance would be named Jesus (Matt 1:21).

“Jesus,” or today’s “Joshua,” is written in Greek as “Yesous,” Hebrew “Yeshua” derived from earlier Hebrew spelling of “Yehoshua.” The prefix “Yeho-” is associated with the Hebrew word for “Lord” (“Yod-He-Vav-He”). Secondly, “Yehoshua” is derived from the verb “yasha,” which means “saves, rescues, delivers.” Joined together, “Jesus” means “God saves, rescues, delivers.”  Learn More

Was Jesus Jewish?

Jesus’ father is God, his mother Mary was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth. Jesus is widely considered Jewish because of his mother.  There are two accounts of the genealogy of Jesus in New Testament on in Matthew and one in Luke.

Where Was Jesus Born?

Joseph, Mary, and perhaps their parents were possibly born in Bethlehem before migrating north into Galilee. Matthew and Luke mention Bethlehem in the birth narratives (Matthew 2:1, 5-6Luke 2:4, 15). The phrase “because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7) may better be rendered “because there was no space in the room,” indicating that Joseph and Mary may have found shelter in a relative’s home at the time. Read More

When Was Jesus Born?

This question happens to be very common and one that many biblical scholars have taken into consideration. There are several theories and different ideas based upon research that has been done. Most of this insight is based upon considering information that we have from the Bible to help piece the puzzle together.

According to the well-known Bible story found in Matthew 2, King Herod ordered the death of all male infants under the age of 2 upon learning of the prophesied birth of Jesus.

We know that Jesus’ parents heard of this decree and immediately fled to Egypt for safety. They supposedly stayed and lived there until King Herod died. This would mean that Jesus would have had to be born before the death of Herod. Historical findings suggest that Herod died around 4 B.C. Learn More

Where Did Jesus Grow Up?

Nazareth, a small village in Upper Galilee, was the boyhood home of Jesus. Joseph and Mary, according to the New Testament, returned there sometime after Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem, a small town in Judea in the south (Matthew 2:23). From Jesus’ youth until he was thirty years of age, Nazareth was his home. Learn More

Where Did Jesus Live

Nazareth, a small village in Upper Galilee, was the boyhood home of Jesus. Joseph and Mary, according to the New Testament, returned there sometime after Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem, a small town in Judea in the south (Matthew 2:23). From Jesus’ youth until he was thirty years of age, Nazareth was his home. Learn More

Did Jesus Have Siblings?

In Matthew 12:46 and Mark 3:31 it says that Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him. In the Bible it says that Jesus had four brothers: James, Joseph, Simon and Judas Mathew 13:55. The Bible also says Jesus had sisters, but they are not named.

Jesus’ Relationships

Mary Apostles  
Joseph John The Baptist  

Where Was Jesus Baptized?

Jesus Batized

In the Gospel of Matthew we read the most detailed account of the baptism of Jesus. “Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John”. Learn More.

How Old Was Jesus When He Died?

The most common age of Jesus at his death is between 33-35 years of age.  Matthew 27 accounts for an earthquake that shook the earth when Jesus gave up his spirit. Josephus, an ancient historian, recorded an earthquake dating early spring in the 31 A.D, the second day of May on 1212 A.D, and January 1293 A.D.  Between those earthquakes, the Jerusalem quake was dated to be on 31 A.D. The miracle of his Death and Resurrection