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Day of Judgement

according to the New Testament Jesus will return to judge all the living and the dead. The good will be sent to heaven and the wicked to hell

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Exodus

Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt to their new home in the PROMISED LAND

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fasting

going without food or certain foods for a period of time

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Good Friday

Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday

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Good Samaritan

Once a man traveling along a road was attacked by robbers, who beat him up and left him to die. Other people passed on the same road, but they ignored the injured man. Then a man from another country, a Samaritan, came along. He took care of the injured man, bandaging his wounds and helping him to an inn.

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Holy Land

area known as the Promised Land, since, according to the Old Testament, God promised it to the Israelites

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Israelites

people who lived in the Holy Land and were considered God's chosen people

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Jehovah

another name for God

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Battle of Jericho

trumpets and soldiers give a great shout; at the noise, the walls of the city fell, and Joshua's soldiers were triumphant

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Jerusalem

city in the Holy Land and is a spiritual center of Judaism

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Hinduism

the soul is reborn into a new body after death through a process called reincarnation

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Islam

based on the teachings communicated by Mohammed

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Job

tells the story of a man whose faith in God is tested by great suffering

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John the Baptist

sent by God to prepare for Jesus' coming; after he baptized Jesus, he was arrested and beheaded for speaking out against the country's leaders

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Jonah

Jonah was thrown into the sea, where he was swallowed by a "great fish"; after staying in the fish's belly for three days he prayed to God for forgiveness

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Judaism

based on the teachings of the Jewish Bible

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Judas Iscariot

by kissing Jesus, Judas betrayed him to his enemies, who arrested and crucified him; Judas felt so much guilt that he hanged himself

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Koran

sacred book of Islam

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Lent

solemn period of fasting and repentance

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King James Bible

important English translation of the Bible famous for its noble language

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