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David Perley

Apostles: The first generation of Jesus followers 12 disciples are apostles Pentecost: The fiftieth day after Easter, commemorated as the dramatic occasion when Jesus followers experienced the presence of the Holy Spirit Tongues of fire different languages justification for their missionary activity tower of Babel Evangelical: In Germany, a name for the Lutheran Church; in the English speaking world, a description of conservative Protestants with a confident sense of the assurance of divine grace and the obligations to preach it assurance of grace as spiritual rebirth and being born again Christ: From the Greek word Christos translation of the Hebrew word for Messiah, anointed. Used to be Jesus the Christ then shortened Christians believed he was the messiah Bishop: The supervising priest of an ecclesiastical district called a diocese. Rome, Antioch, Alexandria, Constantinople, Jerusalem bishops baptise new Christians one of the main causes of the church schism of 1054 Canon: A standard; a scriptural canon is the list of books acknowledged as scripture; the list of acknowledged saints is likewise a canon. Canon law is the accumulated body of Church regulations and discipline. Clergy subject to the rule of a particular cathedral or congregation are also sometimes termed canons Crucifix: A cross with an image of the suffering Jesus mounted on it. Different interpretations romans king of jews as mocking challenged politicalreligious authority he went against the law bc he didnt like the taxation of the people activist protest protests the money takers of the temple was not as sacred a place as it used to be Peter cut off the ear of a Roman when Jesus was being arrested Jesus told him to put his sword back in Eucharist: The ritual re enactment of Jesus sacrifice of himself, patterned after his sharing of bread and wine as his body and blood at the final Passover meal with his disciples. Orthodox Christians term it the liturgy, Catholics the mass, and Protestants the Lords supper or Holy Communion. - means sacrament believers consume consecrated bread and wine In commemoration of the last supper which is the re enactment of Christs sacrifice Gospel: Good news (evangelion in Greek) the news of redemption that the Hebrew Prophets had promised. The gospels are the accounts of Jesus life attributed to his disciples Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John.
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