Christianity vs. Judaism – Major Differences

 

Christianity vs. Judaism – Major Differences

There are major fundamental differences in the belief systems of Christianity and Judaism.  The following chart outlines these differences:

 

Christianity

Judaism

Nature of God Trinity Unity
Nature of Messiah Divine Sin Sacrifice Just Human Righteous King
Atonement Blood required Prayer and Repentance
Sin Everyone stained by Adam and Eve All begin with a clean slate
Satan Fallen Angel Agent of God
Torah Written only Written and Oral
Commandments Not eternal or valuable Eternal and of ultimate value
Exclusivity Only Christians go to heaven All righteous have a place
Land of Israel Irrelevant Crucial
Jews Now, the church or irrelevant God’s Chosen people