God's forgiveness after Confession
A ceremony where a person joins a Christian church.
The anointed one; often called "Messiah" from the Hebrew
A Christian organization; a building used for Christian worship; all the Christians worldwide
The formal admission of one's wrongdoing or sins.
The act of confirming the promises to follow the Christian faith that were made at one's baptism
A formal statement of Christian belief
Put to death by being nailed or bound to a cross. Roman method of execution.
A branch of Christianity; there are three
someone who followed Jesus during his ministry
Greek word meaning letter: many of which are included in New Testament
The central act of Christian worship, sharing of bread and wine.
The name given to non-Jews by Jews.
early Christian sect that believed Jesus was a wisdom teacher.
Gospel of Thomas
a sayings gospel that was denounced as heresy; rediscovered in 1945
meaning "the good news"; there are four in the New Testament
Kingdom of God
a place of peace where people live together with God
The period of 40 days of fasting leading up to Easter
The long awaited saviour
An extraordinary and welcome event that cannot be explained by the laws of science.
Traditional Christianity which requires strict observance of tradition; also used to reference denomination that dominates Eastern Europe
Stories with levels of meanings used to make a point.
The Bishop of Rome; leader of Roman Catholic Church
Someone who speaks for God
denomination of Christianity that began during the Reformation
Jesus' rising from the dead
The branch of Christianity that has as its leaders the Pope based in the Vatican in Rome.
A sign of the presence of Jesus Christ. There are officially seven recognized by many Christians.
Going against God's wishes. something separating a person from God.
The spiritual part of a person that is eternal.
Three Gospels that have the most resemblance to one another. (Matthew, Mark, and Luke)
Building in Jerusalem that was the center of Jewish worship; destroyed by Rome in 70 CE
Another word for "promise". The Bible consists of the "OLD" and "NEW" Testaments.
The presence of three qualities in one God.
Honor God, usually by prayer
one who goes against the teachings of another church; literally means "to choose"