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Names and titles of important Christian figures

apostle

noun

one of the 12 disciples (=men chosen by Jesus Christ to help him spread Christianity around the world)

apostolic

adjective

relating to the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ or their work

Christ

Jesus Christ, whose ideas the Christian religion is based on

disciple

noun

one of the twelve original followers of Jesus Christ, according to the Bible

evangelist

noun

one of the four writers of the parts of the Bible called the gospels that tell the story of Jesus Christ’s life

Father

noun

used for talking to or about God in the Christian religion

He

pronoun

used in written English for referring to God

Him

pronoun

used in written English for referring to God

His

determiner, pronoun

used in written English for showing that something belongs to or is connected with God

the Holy Ghost

the Holy Spirit

Jesus Christ

the man on whose ideas Christianity is based. Christians believe he was the son of God. He is often simply called Jesus or Christ.

King

noun

in the Christian religion, a name for God or Jesus Christ

Lazarus

in the Bible, a man who died but was brought to life again by Jesus Christ

the Lord

noun

a name that Christians use for talking about God or Jesus Christ

the Madonna

noun

a name used in some Christian churches for Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ

the Magi

the Three Wise Men who visited Jesus Christ as a baby, according to the Bible

messiah

noun

Jesus Christ, according to the Christian religion

messianic

adjective

relating to the Messiah

Mother of God

a title used in some Christian churches for Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ

Our Lady

a name for Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, used by some Christians

Our Lord

a name for Jesus Christ, used by some Christians

the Redeemer

noun

a word used by Christians for referring to Jesus Christ

savior

the American spelling of saviour

the Saviour

noun

a name that Christians sometimes use for Jesus Christ

Solomon

a king in the Bible who was very wise. People sometimes talk about the wisdom of Solomon when they mean intelligence or good judgment.

the Son

noun

a name that Christians sometimes use for Jesus Christ

the Son of God

a name that Christians use for referring to Jesus Christ

the Three Wise Men

three kings who visited Jesus Christ as a baby, according to the Bible

the Trinity

noun

a name that Christians use for referring to the three parts that they believe God consists of: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit

the Virgin/the Virgin Mary

the mother of Jesus Christ

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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