Glossary for Lessons 1-2
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Greek word (transliteration) for Messiah, literally "The Annointed One."
Greek term for assembly, people of God, church.
Theological term for the study of the "last things."
Greek word (transliteration) for "gospel." Literally means "good news."
Early Christian historian (263-340). Wrote Ecclesiastical History, in which he quotes Origen's comments about the four gospels, as well as comments from other writers.
The legal father of Jesus (not physical), husband of Mary, descendant of David.
Jewish historian from the 1st century A.D. Mentions Jesus Christ in his writings.
Hebrew term for assembly, people of God
Kingdom of Heaven
Phrase used only by Matthew to refer to the new spiritual realm established by Jesus. Matthew uses this phrase without the name "God" to follow the Jewish custom of avoiding using His name.