Before Constantine[ edit ] No physical description of Jesus is contained in any of the canonical Gospels.
How does my nationality affect my knowledge of Jesus?
There are times that the Filipino heritage is taken for granted and what has taken the center stage is the Catholic faith. I find nothing wrong with it. As a matter of fact being Catholic makes me more proud. I may have inherited and learned the teachings of the Church about Jesus, yet, my own cultural heritage as a Filipino adds color and meaning to my Catholic faith.
First, Filipinos are family-oriented.
We Filipinos draw our sense of self-identity from our families. Our families provide us with a sense of security, stability, and belongingness. Second, Filipinos are meal-oriented. We strengthen our relationships by sharing a meal. Third, Filipinos are kundiman-oriented.
We are willing to suffer for the sake of others. Christ is the God who keeps on loving us to the point of suffering and death. Fourth, Filipinos are bayani-oriented. We look up to heroes. We admire people who give up their lives for our sake.
We do not want sad endings to our stories. Perhaps we endure suffering because we there is someone who is willing to sacrifice on our behalf to defend us from oppressors and get us out of our misery.
He is the defender of the poor and the oppressed. As king, he assures us that things will go well since he has already triumphed over evil. Lastly, Filipinos are spirit-oriented. We are likely to believe in the existence of the invisible and the mysterious.
It is easy for us to accept Jesus as miracle-worker.The Black Nazarene (Spanish: El Nazareno Negro, Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno, Filipino: Poóng Itím na Nazareno, Hesus Nazareno) is a life-sized image of a dark-skinned, kneeling Jesus Christ carrying the Cross enshrined in the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in the Quiapo district of the City of Manila, Philippines.
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The outer wall has been turned into an altar as pilgrims lit candles and offered prayers at the site they consider as holy. On a closer stare, the markings reportedly looked like faded concrete but locals who saw it the first time claim that the image face of Jesus Christ that appeared in a form of a miracle.
There are times that the Filipino heritage is taken for granted and what has taken the center stage is the Catholic faith. I find nothing wrong with it. As a matter of fact being Catholic makes me more proud.
MANILA, Philippines - A sacred relic called “The Holy Face of Jesus from Manoppello,” a piece of cloth reportedly bearing the imprint of the face of Christ, will visit the country from Sept.