RE Good and Evil Key Words

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AGAPE
This is Christian love – it is love shown to another person no matter who they are, what they have done or whether or not the love is returned. Jesus gave the example of Christian love when he died on the cross for all people
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BIBLE*
This is the book of “God’s word”. It contains the history of the Jews and the life of Christ and the early Church. It has the teachings of God and Jesus to help people to be good Christians.
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CONSCIENCE*
This is the inner voice of a person, which Christians believe to be the voice of God. It tells people what is right and what is wrong. It is a moral compass.
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DEVIL/SATAN*
This is the being who is the opposite of God; the devil or Satan represents evil
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EVIL*
This word is used to describe something which is very bad or morally wrong. There are two types of evil:
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FAITH*
This word is the idea of trust and belief in something for which there is no evidence. Christians have faith that God exists. They have faith that Jesus will help them and that he died to save them.
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FREEWILL
This means that people have a choice to follow God or disobey God.
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GOD*
This is the supreme being whom Christians believe is all good, all powerful and all loving. Christians worship God because he is good.
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MORAL BEHAVIOUR
Someone behave morally when they lead a live without sin – when they do not go against the teachings of God and Jesus.
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MORAL CODE
This refers to the right way to behave – Christians believe it is the rules of God, e.g. the Ten Commandments
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ORIGINAL SIN*
This refers to the first sin in the world which was done by Adam and Eve when they disobeyed God and took the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Christians believe that everyone is born with original sin and this is why babies are ba
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ORIGINS
This word means “the beginnings”. In this topic “origins of evil” describes how evil entered God’s good and perfect creation.
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PROBLEM OF EVIL*
This asks the question: why does God not stop evil and suffering when he is supposed to be all loving and all powerful?
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REDEMPTION*
This is the word given to the act of delivering or saving someone from evil. Jesus, by dying on the cross, caused the redemption of humankind because his death conquered evil and washed away human sin.
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SUFFERING*
This happens because of evil – it is the pain, torment and agony which people feel. There are four types: emotional, mental, religious and physical.
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THE FALL*
This refers to original sin when Adam and Eve by disobeying God allowed sin and death to enter God’s good world. And so the world “fell” away from God and good and the door to heaven was closed. Jesus’ death on the cross re-opened the door.
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This is the book of “God’s word”. It contains the history of the Jews and the life of Christ and the early Church. It has the teachings of God and Jesus to help people to be good Christians.

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BIBLE*

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This is the inner voice of a person, which Christians believe to be the voice of God. It tells people what is right and what is wrong. It is a moral compass.

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This is the being who is the opposite of God; the devil or Satan represents evil

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This word is used to describe something which is very bad or morally wrong. There are two types of evil:

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