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1 Timothy : Word List

angel ~ *spirit *being. Good angels come from Godís home beyond the earth. They are Godís servants and they bring messages from God to people.

being ~ a person or animal that is alive.

church ~ a group of Christians who meet together. A church is not just the building that they meet in. (It can also mean all the Christians in the world.)

deacon ~ a special helper in the *church.

Devil ~ the bad *spirit who wants to be God. He is the ruler of bad *angels and of all that is bad. He is the enemy of Christians.

heaven ~ the place beyond the earth where God and Jesus Christ live.

look after ~ to help someone and to supply what someone or something needs.

Lord ~ master. Another name for God, which means that he is greater than everyone else.

punish ~ to cause someone to hurt, or to cause trouble for them, because they have done bad things.

respect ~ to think that another person is important. So then you always do what is proper and good for them.

Roman ~ a person from Rome. Rome was a powerful city; it had a strong army.

Satan ~ another name for the *Devil.

spirit ~ a *being that is always alive, even without a body. A personís spirit is the part of them that will always be alive. It will be alive even after their body is dead. There are good spirits, like Godís Spirit and his *angels. And there are bad spirits, like *Satan and his *angels.

widow ~ a woman without a husband, because her husband is dead.

wine ~ a drink that contains alcohol. People make it from small, sweet fruits called grapes.

worship ~ to love and thank someone (God) more than anyone else.

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