Type
Crossword
Description

A piece of paper for sale that was supposed to offer forgiveness of sins indulgence
A place to wait after death until your sins are forgiven and you can go to heaven purgatory
Some people believe that enough of these will get you into heaven good works
Jesus' __________ is the only thing that grants forgiveness of our sins death
Martin Luther nailed 95 of these to the church door to encourage debate theses
Someone who criticizes the church and goes against what it teaches heretic
To exclude from the church excommunicate
The place of Martin Luther's birth and death Eisleben
Martin's father wanted him to become a ____________. lawyer
Martin did not get to read this until he was an adult Bible
An official statement from the Pope papal bull
To take back something you said recant
A book of questions and answers about Christian beliefs catechism
A statement of beliefs confession
Acting right and being right with God righteousness
In Martin's time, people thought they had to pay ___________ to receive forgiveness of sins money
"It is by grace you have been saved, through ____________." (Ephesians 2:8) faith
The Apostles' _____________ is an example of a confession of faith Creed
Martin prayed to this saint when he was caught in a thunderstorm St. Anne
Martin thought that be becoming a _________, he could finally receive God's love and forgiveness monk
What Martin Luther called his wife Katie
Luther translated the Bible into this language German
The time of change in the church that Luther helped bring about Reformation

Protestant Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

During the 1500's, there was a ______________ in response to the Roman Catholic church reformation
He nailed his 95 thesis on the Wittenberg door Martin Luther
Swiss Reformation leader Zwingli
City in Germany where the Protestant Reformation originated Wittenburg
Pardons from the Church for certain sins in exchange for money indulgences
A former nun who became the wife of Martin Luther in 1525 Katherina von Bora
One who holds beliefs or opinions contrary to the established doctrines of his religion heretic
Pope who excommunicated Martin Luther in 1520 Leo X
Calvin's doctrine that the salvation or damnation of men had been determined by God since the beginning of time predestination
French Reformation leader John Calvin
Many of the officials in the Roman Catholic church were __________ corrupt
Who is the Catholic clergyman who is attributed to saying "As soon as a coin in the coffer rings, a soul from purgatory springs." Tetzel
Luther's Hymn _ ________ ______ is popularly known as the "battle hymn of the Reformation." A Mighty Fortress
Luther and the other reformers became the first to skillfully use the power of the _____ _______ to give their ideas a wide audience. printing press
In 1521, Martin Luther was summoned before the ____ __ ____ and excommunicated. Diet of Worms
which language did Martin Luther translate the New Testament German
Martin Luther promised to become a monk when he feared for his like while caught in a terrible ______ thunderstorm
an early English reformer/translator who translated the bible in 1382 Wycliffe
The 5 _________ are 5 Latin phrases that emerged from the reformation solas
the latin phrase for "scripture alone" is Sola ______ scriptura

The Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

period of time where art and literature became more popular Renissance
began reformation and made the ninety- five theses Martin Luther
a movement which caused thousands of Roman Catholics to become Protestants Reformation
people who protested against certain church practices Protestants
to reduce or eliminate the punishment for sin indulgence
church officials clergy
officialy kicked out of the church excommunicated
goes against church teachings heretic
summarized the religious teachings of Martin Luther Augsbergconfession
Holy Roman Emporer, he declared war on Lutheran Kings CharlesV
Charles let each prince decide if he wanted Lutheran Princes peaceofaugsberg
made reforms in Switzerland. ended Catholic Mass, Confessions, and Indulgences UlrichZwingli
Disagreed with Luther's contention that an individual could work toward salvation through faith in God. JohnCalvin
Broke away from Catholic Church because he wanted a divorce and couldn't get one HenryVIII
respect for an individuals right to worship in his own way religioustoleration
period of reform that strengthened the Catholic Church counterreformation
an attitude that encouraged hard work and careful managment of money and materials, contributed to the growth of buisness and industry in Europe. protestantethic
a feeling of pride in ones country Nationalism
kidnapped the pope after the pope ordered the clergy not to pay taxes PhilipIV
69 years were popes remained under the control of French Kings BabylonianCaptivity

The Renaissance and Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

painted the Mona Lisa Da Vinci
important centers of trade citystates
common language vernacular
focused on achievements of the individual humanism
this made books cheaper and more abundant printing press
painted the Sistene Chapel Michaelangelo
wrote "The Praise of Folly" Erasmus
the act of loaning money at a high rate of interest usury
corruption in the Catholic church and the sale of indulgences led to this thereformation
a German monk who started the Reformation Martin Luther
Martin Luther nailed these to the Wittenburg Church ninetyfivetheses
Lutheran tradition: Justification by ______________ faith

The Protestant and Counter Reformation Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a German monk and the creator of the 95 theses Martin Luther
Martin Luther wrote 95 _______ theses
a Jesuit who avidly attacked the Position of Reformers Robert Bellarmine
the people of the religion that the 95 theses was directed to Catholics
a _______ is an opinion against what is generally accepted heresy
the Catholics created the Council of _______ to solve the problem of the Protestant Reformation Trent
the Christian Churches had different groups called ______ sects
the religion that Martin Luther helped create Protestantism
the Catholic Church made ________ to better themselves changes
the Catholic Church stopped the clergy's ________ indulgence
Lutheran and _________ were the 1st Protestant Denominatons and they both had similar beliefs Anglican
the __________ ________ was like the internet of its time Guttenberg Press

Martin Luther and the Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where was Martin Luther born Eisleben
What was Martin's fathers name ? Hans
What language did Martin learn as a child? Latin
What did Martin's father want him to become? Lawyer
What happened to make him want to become a monk ? Thunderstorm
What book did Martin want to read ? Bible
Who did Martin fear most ? God
How many statements ( Theses) did he nail to the church door? ninety five
Martin finally found peace with God through faith in _______-? Jesus
Into what language did he translate the Bible ? German

Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

He nailed his 95 thesis on the Wittenberg door Martin Luther
Pardons from the Church for certain sins in exchange for money Indulgences
One who holds beliefs or opinions contrary to the established doctrines of his religion Heretic
In 1521, Martin Luther was summoned before the ____ __ ____ and excommunicated. Diet of Worms
During the 1500's, there was a ______________ in response to the Roman Catholic church Reformation
City in Germany where the Protestant Reformation originated Wittenburg
French Reformation leader John Calvin
Many of the officials in the Roman Catholic church were __________ Corrupt
Which language did Martin Luther translate the New Testament German
An early English reformer/translator who translated the bible in 1382 Wycliffe
People who protested against certain church practices Protestants
Officially kicked out of the church Excommunicated
Broke away from Catholic Church because he wanted a divorce and couldn't get one HenryVIII
Church officials Clergy

Reformation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Leader of the Catholic Church Pope
Invention that helped spread the Reformation Printing Press
Salvation is a ________ (2 Words) Free Gift
Where Catholics believe souls go after death Purgatory
German reformer Martin Luther
"Sola Gratia" = "Grace _____" Alone
Oct., 31, 1517 posting known as the "Ninety-five _____" Thesis
German city where Martin Luther posted his grievances Wittenberg
Number of people who went with Enoch None
John Hus' nationality Czech
What we are saved by Grace
Religion most people belonged to in 1500 Catholicism
There is nothing you can do that can _____ you a right standing with God Earn
Dominican friar & preacher who went to Wittenberg to sell "Letters of Indulgences" Tetzel
We are saved by grace through _____ Faith
Martin Luther's supporters became known as _________ Protestants
Language of the Bible in the 1500's (Not read by the common people) Latin
Certificates/letters said to absolve the buyer of sin (used by the Pope to raise money) Indulgences
Oxford theologian who started a movement to translate the Bible into English Wycliff
Univ. of Prague scholar & rector burned at the stake in 1415 Hus

Nicene Creed Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I believe in one God, the Father ______________, ALMIGHTY
maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and______________. INVISIBLE
I ___________ in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. BELIEVE
_____ from _____, Light from Light, true _____ from true _____, GOD
begotten, not made, ________________ with the Father; through him all things were made. CONSUBSTANTIAL
For us men and for our _____________ he came down from heaven, SALVATION
and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the ________________, and became man. (2 words) VIRGIN MARY
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the ______________. SCRIPTURES
He _____________ into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. ASCENDED
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his _____________ will have no end. KINGDOM
I believe in the ___________, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, (2 words) HOLY SPIRIT
who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified, who has spoken through the _____________. PROPHETS
I believe in one, holy, catholic and ____________ Church. APOSTOLIC
I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the _______________ of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen. RESURRECTION

Jewish, Christian and Muslim beliefs in God Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The belief in Jesus Christ as both god and human being. The belief is believed by Christians and Muslims. The belief is found in the bible “By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.” The Bible (1 timothy 3:16) Incarnation
The belief that God is three consubstantial persons Trinity
The belief of a person who spreads and teachers the word of god. This belief is believed by Christians, Jews and Muslims and comes from the bible and the Quran. “Give Abraham his wife back. He is a prophet. He will pray for you, and you will not die. But if you do not give Sarah back, you will die. And all your family will surely die.” The Bible (Genesis 20:7) Prophet
The Christian and Jewish belief in a single all powerful god. The belief is found in the bible. “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.” The Bible (1 Timothy 2:5) Monotheism
The Christian belief that there is life after death. This belief comes from the apostle’s creed. “I believe in the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints: The forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.” Eternal life
The Christian belief by which Jesus was killed, by being nailed to a cross and left to die. This belief comes from the bible. “The soldiers nailed Jesus to a cross.” The Bible (Mathew 27:35) Crucifixion
The place that Christians go and pray to god. Church
The way which people worship or ask for help by their god and is believed by all religions. This belief comes from the bible and the Quran. “Then God answered Leah’s prayer, and she became pregnant again. She gave birth to a fifth son.” The Bible (Genesis 30:17) Prayer
The Islamic belief in a single all powerful god. The belief if found in the Quran’ “Such is Allah, your Lord, the Creator of everything; there is no God but He; whence are you then turned away?” The Quran (40:62) Tahwid
The Islamic god which the Quran constantly preaches. “All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds” The Quran (1:2) Allah
A spiritual being who delivers messages to people from God. The belief comes from the bible and Quran and is believed in by both Christians and Muslims. “The angel said, “Hagar, you are Sarai’s slave girl. Where have you come from? Where are you going?” Hagar answered, “I am running from my mistress Sarai.” The Bible (Genesis 16:8) Angel
The record of the Prophet Muhammad’s life actions and deeds. Hadith
The place were Muslims go and worship to Allah. Mosque
The holy book of Islam which was brought to the prophet Muhammad. Quran
The Jewish name for God. Yahweh
The official collection of Jewish texts, which is the texts source of the many editions of the Christian Old Testament. Jewish bible
A sacred Christian book which has the Old Testament which has sacred books of the Jews and the New Testament which begins with the birth of Jesus. Christian bible
The ritual by which not eating food for a period of time or not eating certain foods. This belief is found in the bible, “On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.” The Bible (Nehemiah 9:1) Fasting
A person who followed the teachings of Jesus when Jesus was alive. Disciple
The Jewish and Christian belief of an evil spirit that lives in hell, which is enemies with god. Devil

Penance and Reconciliation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rules God gave us to help us know what we should do TenCommandments
God's gift to us that allows us to make choices FreeWill
A thought, word or act that we choose to do even though we know it's wrong Sin
Sins that hurt our friendship with God Venial
Sins that break our friendship with God Mortal
God's love and forgiveness Mercy
Sacrament in which we receive and celebrate God's forgiveness PenanceandReconciliation
God's gift that helps us to know right from wrong Conscience
Being sorry for our sins and promising not to sin again Contrition
Telling our sins to the priest Confession
A prayer or Kind act that we do to make up for our sins Penance
God's Forgiveness of our sins by the priest Absolution