Christian Community And The Way Of Life
If you want to become a part of the Christian community you need to first understand the basics of Christianity and Christian life. You may be wondering as to how to start your journey on the new path and what the things are to follow to mature and become a true follower of Christianity. Given below are four essential steps that will help you to make your choice easier.
1. The Bible is the most important handbook for a Christian. As a new follower, you will be in a confusion to choose the best version from the numerous types available. You can choose from the top ten Bibles after doing some research on it, or choose from the popular translations of the Bibles available or even try to get a free copy of the Bible. The next step is to spend some time daily by reading the holy book. You can follow many ways to study the Bible. Follow a simple Bible reading plan and you will be able to read it in a focused manner.
2. Finding a church is also very important if you want to meet the christian community and learn more about the Christian life. Finding a church is very essential because you can meet a lot of Christians regularly and pray with them. You need to be very patient because it can take quite some time to find a church. If you have some Christian friends they may be able to help you in this matter. Once you find the church you will be able to attend the prayer meetings and other spiritual sessions there.
3. There is a lot of difference of opinion on the teachings about baptism. Many people believe that baptism helps you to wash all your sins away. Some believe that it is meant for protecting you from the evil spirits. There are still some people who feel that baptism is an essential step of obedience in christian life.
4. Unlike baptism, Communion is a onetime event that is has to be observed all though the Christian life. It is a special time for the worshiper to celebrate and remember what Jesus Christ did for the Christian community. So you must learn more about observance of Communion.
The Christian life is not as easy as you see it. Sometimes, you may get off the road easily. According to the Bible the followers from the Christian community have to be encouraged regularly to learn and understand more about Christ so that no one turns his back from the teachings.
by: Marcy Watson