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.



Jesus, the great teacher

  1. Jesus Ė the extraordinary teacher

  2. The *Sermon on the Mountain

  3. God *blesses you when you are poor in *spirit

  4. God *blesses you when you are sad. He will comfort you.

  5. God *blesses you when you are humble. Humble people will possess everything

  6. God *blesses you when you have a great desire for goodness

  7. God *blesses you when you forgive other people.

  8. God *blesses you when you have a pure heart. You will see him

  9. God *blesses you when you help other people to live at peace.

  10. God *blesses you when other people attack you

  11. Jesus teaches us more

  12. Jesus teaches with stories: The farmer and his field

  13. The weeds in the field

  14. The net

  15. Treasure in a field, and a wonderful pearl

  16. The *kingdom of God  


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