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.



Jesus' last week in Jerusalem

  1. Jesus enters Jerusalem like a king

  2. Jesus shows his authority in the *temple

  3. The fig tree

  4. ‘Who gave you this authority’?

  5. *Parables that Jesus told in Matthew chapters 21-22

  6. Should the Jews pay taxes to Caesar?

  7. Marriage in the *resurrection

  8. The most important command

  9. Jesus asks a question

  10. Jesus accuses the *Pharisees and *Scribes

  11. Jesus weeps over Jerusalem

  12. Jesus’ instructions to his *disciples - The end of time  


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