This is of first importance (1 Cor. 15).
Jesus died for sins.
Dead, buried, alive, living, making intercession, preparing a home, coming again to judge the living and the dead.
It’s all true, wonderfully true.
Believe it. Rejoice in it. Live it. Proclaim it.
For an interesting thought on what it means to be a Christian see:http://chosenrebel.blogspot.com/2010/02/by-there-own-mouths.html