1. Preaching and Christian Doctrine
In the reign of Octavian Augustus Caesar, a very important historical event took place: Jesus' birth in Bethlehem of Judea. This was the beginning of the Christian civilization that had spread throughout the universe.
Jesus was baptized at thirty by John the Baptist. He preached the Christian doctrine and performed many miracles to prove that God was real. He accomplished the redemption and died on the cross for our sins during the reign of Tiberius. Then he resurrected after three days.
Christianity had a new conception of life: the brotherhood of man, the love of neighbor, the forgiveness of injuries, the humility, and the detachment from temporal goods, among others.
The pagan society, who had many vices, felt threatened by the saving doctrines of Christ and put up strong resistance to the spread of Christian thought.
Preaching of Christianity: in Jerusalem, The apostles grouped around Peter and began to preach. The new religion settled down especially in the poor and humble people. Saint Paul converts Christianity into universal religion; he went over Asia Minor, Greece and, according to some traditions, he arrived in Spain. "Yesterday we were just no one and today we are legion-said a Christian author of the time”
2. Indicate if these sentences refer to the Christian doctrine or to the preaching: