Glossary for Lessons 1-3


Glossary of terms and names for lessons 1-3
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A

Agabus

Prophet who warned Paul that he would be put in chains in Jerusalem

Agape

Greek word meaning "love"

Asceticism

The improper avoidance of physical pleasure

C

Caesarea Maritima

City in Samaria where Paul was imprisoned after his trial in Jerusalem

Canonical

Word used to describe writings that were accepted as inspired and therefore belonging to the Bible

Clement

Early church father (c. 150 - c. 215) from Alexandria. Indicates in his writings that Paul sent his letter to the Ephesians.

E

Epaphras

Founder of the church in Colosse

F

Felix

Roman governor who tried Paul in Caesarea Maritima. Waited two years expecting Paul to bribe him.

G

Gentile

Non Jewish person

L

Lycus

Name of valley where Colosse, Laodicea, and Hierapolis were located


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