This Word List explains words with a *star.
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angels ~ God's servants from *heaven
crucify ~ kill in a cruel way. Men make a large wooden cross and fasten a man to it with nails. He must hang there until he dies.
demon ~ a servant of the devil.
disciple ~ a person who believes in Jesus and obeys him. The first disciples were the 12 men whom he chose to be with him on earth.
feast ~ a large meal for a special event. Jewish feasts were part of their religion.
glory ~ the power and greatness of God.
heaven ~ where God lives and rules.
hell ~ the state or place of punishment for wicked people after death. God is not there.
Holy Spirit ~ God’s Spirit, whom Jesus sent to help people.
Hosanna ~ a word used to praise Jesus, or God the Father. It means, 'Rescue us!'
judge ~ decide if a person is good or bad.
judgement ~ the decision about whether something or someone is good or bad.
kingdom ~ land that a king rules.
Kingdom of God ~ all those people who love and obey God.
Kingdom of heaven ~ the state of being with God, after this life on earth.
Lord ~ another name for Jesus or God, 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 that shows that God is at work.
New Testament ~ the part of the Bible that tells about when Jesus came. It also tells what happened after his return to *heaven.
Old Testament ~ the part of the Bible that tells us about the time before Jesus came.
Pharisees ~ a group of Jews who thought that they kept all of God’s commands. Many *Pharisees did not like what Jesus said. They thought that they were always right. They became very proud.
prophecy ~ words that a *prophet speaks.
prophet ~ a person who can tell other people what God wants.
repent ~ be sorry that you have done wrong things. You decide to love God, and start to obey him.
resurrection ~ to become alive after death.
soul ~ the part of us that we cannot see. It is in us during life, and continues to live after death.
temple ~ the special building in Jerusalem where the Jews went to worship God.
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