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Christianity

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Christianity
a religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Bible
divine
having something to do with gods or with God
prophet
a person who speaks for God
homeland
the land that belongs to a people that they call their home
messiah
a king sent by God who will save the people from something
Gospel
one of four books in the new testament of the Bible
a word that means good news
Jesus of Nazareth
a preacher from Nazareth
his followers believed he was the messiah or Christ
crucified
to hang someone on a cross so they die
disciple
a follower of someone
Gentile
a non-Jew
Saul
a Christian who spread the message of Jesus throughout the Roman Empire
Constantine
the first Christian emperor
Emperor Theodosius
he made Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire
miracle
a wonderful event that no one can explain
Peter
a leader of the Christians
put to death by Nero