Jesus Christ

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Jesus Christ, according to the Christian faith, is the son of God and the Messiah of the Jews. The Holy Bible tells the story of Jesus' being immaculately conceived and born in Bethlehem, Judea during the time of the Roman Empire, growing to adulthood, and carrying out his ministry. He teaches, performs many miracles and commissions twelve apostles.[1] He is crucified and after three days is resurrected and ascends into heaven.[2] According to the Bible, Jesus will return at an unspecified time,[3] the Satanic rebellion will be crushed,[4] the dead will be judged,[5] and there will be a new heaven and a new earth[6] in which those who have not been cast into the lake of fire will live with God and experience no more death, sorrow, crying, or pain.[7]

As Murray Rothbard notes, "the Puritans were 'postmillennialist,' i.e., they believed that human beings would have to establish the Kingdom of God on earth for a thousand years before Christ would return. The others were either 'premillennialist' (Christ would return to earth and then set up a thousand years of the Kingdom of God on earth), or, like the Catholics, amillennialist (Christ would return period, and then the world would end). Postmillennialism, of course, tended to induce in its believers eagerness and even haste to get on with their own establishment of the Kingdom of God on earth so that Jesus could eventually return."[8] In Socialism, Ludwig von Mises examines and denounces Christian socialism[9] in ways that have come under fire from some Christians.[10]


  1. {{#bible: Luke 6:12-16}}
  2. {{#bible: Acts 1:9-11}}
  3. {{#bible: Matthew 24:35-36}}
  4. {{#bible: Revelation 20:7-10}}
  5. {{#bible: Revelation 20:12}}
  6. {{#bible: Revelation 21:1}}
  7. {{#bible: Revelation 21:3-4}}
  8. Rothbard, Murray N.. The Economics of Calvin and Calvinism. 
  9. Mises, Ludwig von. "Socialism". 
  10. Ferrera, Christopher A. (15 February 2010). "Ludwig von Mises versus Christ, the Gospel and the Church".