This Word List explains words with a *star.
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angels ~ God's servants in heaven
beatitudes ~ words that tell how God will *bless us
bless ~ to guard and keep from evil; to say or to do something good to a person
cross ~ two pieces of wood fixed together. Jesus died on a cross, and so the cross is now the sign of the church.
Devil ~ another name for Satan. He is the evil one who opposes God
disciple ~ a person who believes in Jesus and obeys him
gospel ~ the good news for everybody that God rescues people from the effects of *sin. Also, one of the books in the Bible about the life of Jesus on earth (Matthew, Mark, Luke or John).
grace ~ a gift of God that we do not deserve and cannot earn; Godís help and protection.
holy ~ perfect, completely good; a description of God
Holy Spirit ~ Godís Spirit. Jesus sends him to help people
judge ~ decide if a person is good or bad
kingdom ~ land that a king rules
Kingdom of God ~ where God rules
Messiah ~ Messiah means the same as Christ. That is, the one whom God chose as *Israel's special king. God forgives us because Jesus, our Messiah, suffered the punishment for our evil deeds.
ministry ~ special work for God
prophet ~ a person who can tell other people what God wants
righteous ~ with no *sin, pleasing God
righteousness ~ when our lives please God, when God sees us with no *sin at all, and not his enemies
sermon ~ a talk about God and Godís kingdom, usually by one person to a group of people
sin ~ when people do not do what God wants; wrong things that we do or say
Son of Man ~ another name for Jesus, which he called himself
spirit ~ the part of a person which is alive, and which we cannot see
visions ~ dreams, sometimes dreams that come to a person who is awake. It sometimes means something that a person very much wants to happen.
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