1a. Christian Beliefs - key terms (complete 'LEARN, MATCH', & TEST)
Terms in this set (34)
The event, 40 days after the resurrection, when Jesus returned to God, the Father, in Heaven
Literally 'at-one-ment', The belief that Jesus' death healed / reconciled the relationship between God and humans.
The Holy Book of Christianity
The branch of Christianity led by the Pope
The leader promised by God to the Jews. In Hebrew it is 'messiah'. Christians believe Jesus to be the Christ.
Someone who believes in Jesus Christ and follows his teachings
The act by which God made the universe
Roman method of execution by which criminals were fixed to a ross; the execution and death of Jesus on Good Friday
The religious season celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead.
Literally 'thanksgiving'. Another name for Holy Communion and a service in which the death and resurrection of Jesus are celebrated, using bread and wine.
The opposite of good.
The first Person of the Trinity, the creator of the universe.
The unconditional and generous love that God shows to people who do not deserve it.
A place of eternal happiness after death, where God the Father is.
A place of eternal suffering after death; eternal separation from God.
The third person of the Holy Trinity who descended like a dove on Jesus at his baptism. Christians believe that the Holy Spirit is present in the world today and inspires them.
Becoming flesh; when God became man (Jesus)
1st century Jewish teacher and holy man, believed by Christians to be the Son of God.
When God decides whether each person should receive eternal life or eternal punishment.
Right and fair; Christians believe God is just
The law of God, revealed in the Bible, which Christians are called to obey.
To believe in only one God
Almighty, having unlimited power, a quality of God
The belief that God is 'One'.
When Adam and Eve disobeyed God and ate the forbidden fruit; a belief that all humans are born with the desire to disobey god and give into temptation
The Churches that 'protested' against and broke away from the Catholic Church during the Reformation.
Catholic belief in an intermediate state where souls are cleansed ('purged') in order to enter heaven
To rise from the dead; Jesus rising from the dead on Easter
To be saved from sin and to be able to enter heaven, brought about by Jesus (the 'saviour')
Any action or thought that separates humans from God; to break one of God's laws
The second Person of the Trinity. This is Jesus, in whom God became incarnate.
Son of God
A title used for Jesus, the second person of the trinity
The belief that there are three parts to God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Term used at the beginning of John's gospel to refer to God the Son.
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