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Definition of Christian

Christian

  1. One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ.
  2. One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system.
  3. One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites.
  4. One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice.
  5. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people.
  6. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court.
  7. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent.

Christian Quotations

I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that's my belief. I still don't know what 'Christian' means. I'm a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.
Sherri Shepherd

The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
Basil Hume

The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
Billy Graham

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
C. S. Lewis

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
Martin Luther
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Christian Translations

christian in Afrikaans is Christen
christian in Danish is kristen
christian in Dutch is christen
christian in Finnish is kristitty
christian in German is christlich
christian in Italian is cristiano
christian in Spanish is cristiano
christian in Swedish is kristna, kristen
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