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Explain what Christians believe about the death of Jesus and Life after death.

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:) R.E Coursework :) * Explain what Christians believe about? * The death of Jesus and * Life after death The idea that Jesus died and then was alive once again is stated clearly in the gospels and in other books of the testament .Paul in his letters made clear that Jesus did rise from the dead. In the first letter he wrote to Corinthians he gave a list of people who saw Jesus. The death, burial and resurrection of Jesus were the great events on which the whole Christian Gospel is based on. ...read more.

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Jesus was the person seen by Christians as making the ultimate self-sacrifice Jesus suffering is something very important to Christians; he endured both physical and Spiritual pain whilst he was on earth. It demonstrates the love and the respect he had for his people. Jesus was scared near the end of his life on earth and even prayed that god might spare him of his suffering; 'Father ............My Father! All things are possible for you. Take this cup of suffering away from me (Mark 14:36). When the high priest asked Jesus if he actually was the 'son of God' Jesus was faithful to God and so was killed for the crime of blasphemy. ...read more.

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The resurrection belief is the central believe of Christianity, the basis for Christian hope of life after death. Christians today think upon the death of Jesus as a great mystery. They do not pretend that they can fully understand why Jesus was crucified. Jesus accepted his death knowing that the suffering he would inevitably endure would give people faith and hope. For all Christians, the important thing about the resurrection of Jesus is that he is alive now. Death did not destroy him. Christians believe that Christ Is a living spiritual power, present with them in their everyday lives. It is the reason for faith and hope that Christians have today. ...read more.

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