Glossary for Lessons 1-5
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Greek ruler who massacred many in Jerusalem, desecrated the temple, and ordered worship of Zeus. Often called "Epiphenes" because he thought he was a manifestation of God.
Name give to Jewish groups at the time of Christ who believed that God would intervene in a miraculous way to destroy their enemies and initiate His kingdom
Cousin of Mark (the author of the second gospel). Accompanied Paul on his first missionary journey, along with Mark, who left them before they finished their trip. Since Paul did not want to take Mark with him on his second missionary journey, this man took Mark with him on a separate journey.
Aramaic expression meaning "sons of thunder," used by Christ with James and John.
City on the northern coast of the Sea of Galilee. Jesus often preached here and performed miracles early in His ministry.
Greek word (transliteration) for Messiah, literally "The Annointed One."
Greek term for assembly, people of God, church.
Old Testament prophet who appeared along with Moses at the transfiguration of Jesus.
City where John probably wrote the fourth gospel
Theological term for the study of the "last things."