Some 2 000 years ago, the Lord Jesus Christ directly intervened in human history:

Although He is God (together with the Father and the Holy Spirit), He became a man — or, as we often put it, He became incarnate — enfleshed.

Mankind, at its very beginning in Adam and Eve, had fallen away from Divine life by embracing sin, and had fallen under the power of death.

But the Lord Jesus, by His incarnation, death upon the Cross, and subsequent resurrection from death, destroyed the power death had over men.

Part of a series on


Religion PortalReligion Portal


Orthodox Christianity | Pravoslavie
Ladder of Divine Ascent | St. John Climacus

The Ladder of Divine Ascent, or Ladder of Paradise , is an important ascetical treatise for monasticism in Eastern Christianity written by St. John Climacus in ca. AD 600. The Ladder of Divine Ascent, which obtained an immense popularity and has made its author famous in the

Catholic Christianity
St. Paul, Apostle | Biography

Of all the Christians that have ever lived, there is, perhaps, not one whose; life is invested with a greater interest than that; of St. Paul the Apostle. St. Paul taught in words the unity of faith and discipline, the necessity of order, the obedience due to lawful authority,

Anabaptism | Mennonites | Amish | Hutterites
Stories from Martyrs' Mirror

Martyrs' Mirror, originally written in 1660, is a very old and significant book for Anabaptist Christians. This book was an attempt to collect together all faithful and holy Christian Martyrs who have died for Christian faith and ideals throughout 17 centuries, their names and