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Jesus Christ

Founder of Christianity
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Net worth 2018: $8 Million
Residence: Judea

Jesus Christ was born in Judea, , is Founder of Christianity. Jesus Christ, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, was the founder of Christianity. He is described as the ‘Son of God’ in the teachings of most Christian denominations. Most of what is known today about Jesus’ life has been derived from the four Gospels of the New Testament Bible, known as the Canonical gospels, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. It is estimated that these were written over 70–200 years after the death of Christ and are not biographies in the modern sense. Due to the lack of accurate historical records, there is some dispute over the exact details of his life, and teachings. Jesus was a Galilean from Nazareth, a village near Sepphoris, though he was born in Bethlehem. Not much is known about his childhood except for the fact that he was an intelligent and precocious child. His father, Joseph, was a carpenter and it is believed that Jesus too followed in the footsteps of his father. As a young man he was baptized by the prophet John The Baptist and embarked on a career as a preacher and healer. He went on to become a very popular preacher and the religion Christianity is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament

. Pontius Pilate sentenced Jesus to be scourged and finally crucified. Jesus' crucifixion is described in the four canonical gospels referred to in the New Testament Epistles and is established as a historical event confirmed by non-Christian sources.While there is no consensus regarding the exact date of the crucifixion of Jesus, it is generally agreed by biblical scholars that it was on a Friday on or near Passover. Many modern scholars believe the date of his crucifixion was either April 7, 30 AD or Friday, April 3, 33 AD.Jesus was crucified with two thieves, one at his left and the other at his right. He died on the cross and a soldier confirmed his death by puncturing his side with a spear. Immediately upon his death, an earthquake erupted and broke open the tombs. His body was then taken down from the cross and buried in a tomb.Jesus’ tomb was found empty three days after his death. He had risen from the dead and appeared to Mary Magdalene, one of his followers, and then to his mother Mary. He then met his disciples and advised them to travel all over the world and preach the gospel to all humanity. After 40 days, Jesus led his disciples to Mount Olivet from where he ascended into heaven.. Jesus was born somewhere between 7–2 BC in Bethlehem, to Joseph and Mary. Most Christians celebrate December 25 as the birthday of Jesus Christ. Although born in Bethlehem, Jesus was a Galilean from Nazareth, a village near Sepphoris. Joseph, though his legal father was not his biological one. Jesus’ conception is believed to have been miraculous—it is claimed that Mary was a virgin when Jesus was conceived and that she “was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit”.Joseph and Mary went on to have several children after the birth of Jesus. His siblings include brothers James, Jude, Simon and Joses, and many unnamed sisters.Not much is known about his early life, though certain sources mention that he was very intelligent and gifted even as a child. As a 12-year-old, Jesus had accompanied his parents on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and became separated. He was found days later, discussing significant matters with some elders in a temple.Joseph was a carpenter, and on growing up, Jesus too followed in his footsteps to become one. He was baptized by the prophet John the Baptist and became a preacher and healer.
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