This Word List explains words with a *star.
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apostle ~ one of the 12 men that Jesus chose to be his helpers. He chose them to teach other people about him. Christians also call Paul an apostle.
disciple ~ one of the 12 men that Jesus chose to help him. It also can mean a person who believes Jesus and obeys him.
feast ~ a large meal to remember an event or a person. Jewish feasts were part of their religion.
Feast of Tabernacles ~ a special time for Jewish people; they remember how good God has been to them; they make shelters from branches of trees; they live in the shelters for eight days.
Galilee ~ the part of the country of the Jews, where Jesus grew up
heaven ~ where God lives and rules.
Holy Spirit ~ Godís Spirit, whom Jesus sent to help people.
judge ~ decide if a person is good or bad.
Lord ~ another name for Jesus, which shows that he has authority over everything.
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.
miracle ~ a wonderful event. It shows that God is at work.
Pharisees ~ a group of Jews. They thought that they kept all of Godís commands. Many Pharisees did not like what Jesus said. These Pharisees thought that they were always right. They became very proud.
prophet ~ a person who can tell other people what God wants.
resurrection ~ coming alive after death.
righteousness ~ when we are perfect, and right with God. God forgives the wrong things that we do. We become God's friends, instead of his enemies.
saviour ~ Jesus, who brings us to God. He rescues us from wrong things in our lives, and from hell.
sin ~ when people do not do what God wants; wrong things that we think, say, or do.
sinner ~ a person who *sins.
spirit ~ the part of a person which is alive, and which we cannot see.
spiritual ~ belonging to the *spirit.
synagogue ~ the place or building where Jews meet together. They pray and read the first part of the Bible.
temple ~ the special building in Jerusalem where people went to give honour to God.
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