Here are the most easily recognized and common symbols of Christianity.
The Latin cross, referred to as the Christian cross, is the most familiar and widely recognized symbol of Christianity today. It was most likely the shape of the structure upon which Jesus Christ was crucified.
The Ichthys or fish symbol was used by early Christians to identify themselves as followers of Jesus Christ and to express their affinity to
Christianity. Followers of Christianity identify with the fish as a symbol because fish frequently appeared in the ministry of Christ. They were a staple in the biblical times diet and fish were often mentioned in the Gospels.
The dove represents the Holy Spirit or the Holy Ghost in Christianity.
The Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus like a dove when he was baptized
in the Jordan River. The dove is also a symbol of peace. In Genesis 8 after the flood, a dove returned to Noah with an olive branch in its beak,
revealing the end of God's judgment and the beginning of a new covenant with man.
One of the most vivid symbols of Christianity is the crown of thorns, which Jesus wore before his crucifixion。In the Bible thorns often
that Jesus represent sin, and therefore, the crown of thorns is fitting—
would bear the sins of the world. But a crown is also fitting because it represents the suffering King of Christianity—Jesus Christ, the King of
Kings and Lord of Lords.
With so many references to God being "light" in Scripture, representations of light such as candles, flames and lamps have become common symbols of Christianity. Light represents the presence of God.
Light also represents the direction and guidance of God. 7.星星
The Star of David is a six-pointed star formed by two interlocking triangles, one pointing up, one pointing down. It is named after King
David and appears on the flag of Israel. The five-pointed star is also a
symbol of Christianity associated with the birth of the Savior, Jesus
Christ. In Matthew 2 the Magi (or wise men) followed a star toward
Jerusalem in search of the new born King. From there the star led them to Bethlehem, to the very location where Jesus was born. When they found
the child with his mother, they bowed and worshiped him, presenting him with gifts.In the book of Revelation, Jesus is called the Morning Star.
The Holy Bible is the Word of God. It is the Christian's handbook for life. God's message to mankind—his love letter—is contained in the pages of
the Bible. The Bible is comprised of 66 books, 39 in the Old Testament
and 27 in the New Testament. The Bible was written throughout a period
of 1600 years, with more than 40 authors. It's interesting to note, not only is the Bible the best-selling book of all time, it is the best-selling book of the year, every year.
圣诞节Although nominally a Christian holiday, Christmas is also celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians worldwide. The holiday has become a significant event and a key sales period for retailers and businesses. The economic impact of Christmas is a factor that has grown steadily over the past few centuries in many regions of the world. 感恩节，Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily in the
United States and Canada. Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks to God. Currently, in Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second
Monday of October and in the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth
Thursday of November.
复活节Celebrates the resurrection？复活？ of Jesus
Easter marks the end of Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance. 大斋节？亦称“齐斋节”，自圣灰星期三开始至复活节前的40天，在此期间进行斋戒和忏悔？
The last week of the Lent is called Holy Week, and it contains Good
Friday, commemorating the crucifixion [kru:si'fikʃən] 耶稣受难and
death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty-day period called Eastertide
or the Easter Season？复活节季？, ending with Pentecost Sunday.
Pentecost ['pentikɔst; -kɔ:st]？基督教的？圣灵降临节(？犹太人的？
五旬节It is celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon
Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. His
resurrection is celebrated on Easter Day or Easter Sunday
Easter customs vary across the Christian world, but decorating Easter
eggs is a common motif. In the Western world, customs such as egg
hunting and the Easter Bunny extend from the domain of church, and
often have a secular character. 情人节，an annual commemoration held on February 14 celebrating love and affection between intimate
companions. The day is named after one or more early Christian martyrs
named Saint Valentine, and was established by Pope Gelasius I in 496
AD. It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each
other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as "valentines").