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Session 6 Section 2

Terminology (Part 2)

Circumcision Cutting off the fold of skin (foreskin) of all Jewish males.

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Read Genesis 17 v 11

PhariseeThe Pharisees were a religious party or group among the Jews at the time of Christ. The word means “separated”. The Pharisees used an oral law to expand the written Law of Moses. It was claimed that this oral law was given to Moses on Mount Sinai and transmitted by him by word of mouth. This oral law was considered far more important than the written law.

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Read Matthew 3 v 7 and 23 v 14


Sadducee The Sadducees, meaning “the righteous”, were a religious party among the Jews at the time of Christ. They denied that the oral law was a revelation of God to the Israelites, and deemed the written Law of Moses alone to be obligatory on the nation, as the Divine authority.

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Read Acts 23 v 8


Scribe A clerk, especially a public servant, secretary, recorder, whose exact job and influence differed in different time periods. A religious teacher.

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Read Jeremiah 36 v 32


Priest Male descendant of Aaron of the tribe of Levi, who performed the necessary duties within the Tabernacle as laid out in the book of Leviticus. In a wider sense, a priest was one who performed the role of a teacher, judge and mediator.

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Read Leviticus 1 v 5


Tabernacle – Dwelling place, tent, portable temple of worship. God told the children of Israel to make a Tabernacle in the wilderness to form the central point of their worship of God.

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Read Exodus 26 v 1
Revelation 21 v 3


Temple Sanctuary, place of worship

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Read 1 Kings 6 v 1 to 3, Ezra 3 v 10 and 11


Sin To miss the mark. Disobedience of God's commands

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Read 1 John 3 v 4


Apostle Messenger, one sent.

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Read 1 Timothy 2 v 7


Disciple A learner, pupil, student. Used of the close companions of Jesus during his ministry.

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Read Matthew 9 v 10
Luke 6 v 40


Repent To change one's mind and turn away from (sin)

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Read Ezekiel 18 v 30
Acts 2 v 38, 3 v 19, 17 v 30


Righteousness To be correct in God’s eyes, faultless, without blame.

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Read Romans 4 v 3 to 8


Conversion To turn and have a different direction in life.

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Read Psalm 51 v 13,
Matthew 18 v 3, Acts 3 v 19

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