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Create
to bring into being, cause to exist, to
form from nothing
Sovereign
supreme ruler having supreme rank,
power and authority
Dominion
kingdom, rule
Old Testament
books of the Bible containing the old
covenants or agreements between God
and His people written before the birth
of Christ.
New Testament
books of the Bible written after the birth
of Christ containing the new covenant or
agreement between God and His people
centered in Jesus Christ.
final authority
the ultimate one who has power to
influence thought and behavior.
Scripture
the written Word of God, the books of
the Old and New Testament.
omnipresent
present everywhere at the same time.
omniscient
knowing everything, having complete or
infinite knowledge
omnipotent
having all power, almighty
transcendent
surpassing ordinary limits, excelling, superior
“in his image”
God created us with eternal souls, male and female, with knowledge, righteousness and true holiness like God.
atheistic materialism
the belief that there is no God and that the universe we see around us evolved on its own and is all that exists.
obedience
doing what one is told to do
intrinsic
belonging to a thing by its very nature; essential
free will
of one’s own accord; voluntary
covenant
a solemn agreement between two or more
persons
authority
power to enforce obedience; right to command or act
sin
any lack of conformity to, or transgression of, the will of God
conformity
being in accord with what God requires
transgression
doing what God forbids
Original Sin
an act of free will in which Adam and Eve chose to disobey God and corrupt the holy, godly character which God originally gave to His creation. (We inherit this sinful nature.)
conviction
condition of being proved or declared guilty
repentance
to be sorry for sin and forsake it, to hate and turn away from it because it is displeasing to God
cleansed
made clean, made pure
regenerated
to be born again spiritually; to become a new creature in Christ
born again
receiving new spiritual life and trusting Christ for salvation
redeemed
set free from sin as a result of Christ dying in my place
saved
set free from sin and its results by the death and resurrection of Christ
forgiven
pardoned
changed
made or becoming different
made whole
made complete, full, spiritually healthy
grace
a free gift, the undeserved favor and love of God in providing our salvation through Christ
mediator
a person who acts as a go-between; Christ serves in this capacity for us with God
atonement
(at-one-ment) Christ’s satisfying divine justice by suffering and dying in the place of sinner
reconciliation
a bringing together again
regeneration
to be born again spiritually; to become new.
salvation
to be delivered by God’s grace from the
bondage of sin and the final punishment of sin which is death, through the death and
resurrection of Jesus Christ for me.
justification
God’s forgiving sinners and treating them as if they had never sinned
saving faith
to trust in Christ alone for salvation
adoption
God chooses us to become His children, heirs to the kingdom of God
begotten
to be of the same nature and substance as one’s father
saving faith
to trust in Christ alone for salvation
faith
to believe in the Lord’s trustworthiness and love for us, to trust in Christ alone for salvation
foreshadow
to indicate beforehand, to point to or illustrate a future event
Lamb of God
Jesus Christ, who died for sinners
sacrificial lamb
a symbolic sin offering, pointing toward Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, whose death was the final sin offering for all sins for all time
prophet
one who speaks for God as directed by the Holy Spirit in order to build the faith of those spoken to. Christ serves in this role because He teaches the will of God to us.
priest
a person in charge of sacrifice and offering at worship places, particularly the tabernacle and the temple. Christ is our priest because He died for our sins and pleads with God for us, representing us before God.
king
a male ruler over a country whose position is hereditary and who rules for life. The present kingship of Christ is his royal rule over His people. It is a spiritual realm established in the hearts and lives of believers. Christ rules over us and defends us.
only begotten Son
the unique Son of God, conceived by the Holy Spirit. Jesus makes God’s glory known in a unique way. In this role, Jesus is the unique gift of God, the giving of God’s own self for salvation and of the same nature and substance as God
Trinity
the threefold nature of one God. God exists in three person: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Savior
a person who saves or rescues. Jesus serves in this capacity for the whole world and for each of us personally.
Lord
one who has power and responsibility and
exercises it. Jesus Christ serves in this capacity, seated after the resurrection at the right hand of God, and He will come again to rule the earth.
law
the revelation of God’s will in the Old
Testament; the covenant agreement between
God and His people at Mount Sinai which
provides the foundation for all of Israel’s laws
moral
good in character or conduct, according to
God’s standards
immoral
morally wrong; wicked
amoral
believing in no standards of right and wrong
binding
having force or power to hold to a promise, duty, law
duty
that which is right to do; what a person ought to do; the binding force of what is right; moral obligation
guide
show the way; lead; direct
reveal
make known
prayer
a personal time with God; speaking to God and listening to God
petition
ask earnestly; a formal request to someone in authority for some privilege, right or benefit.
adoration
devoted love and admiration; worship
confession
admitting one’s sins
thanksgiving
expression of gratitude and pleasure
supplication
a humble, earnest request or prayer
intercession
praying for another
the Lord’s Prayer
words Jesus used to teach His followers to pray
sacraments
“holy signs and seals of the covenant of grace”
(The Westminster Confession of Faith)
baptism
the immersion, dipping or sprinkling of a person in or with water, symbolizing the complete renewal and change in the believer’s life and testifying to the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ as the way of salvation.
Lord’s Supper
the eating of bread and the drinking of wine, remembering and identifying with the suffering and death of Christ “and in the sealing of all benefits thereof to true believers” (The Westminster Confession of Faith)
communion
fellowship; holy communion is the celebration of the Lord’s Supper signifying communion with God and fellow Christians in all times and places
sign
that which points to something else; an object, occurrence or person through which one recognizes, remembers or validates something
seal
something that secures, settles or determines---the Holy Spirit seals our relationship with God
resurrection
a coming to life again; rising from the dead. Jesus rose again after His death and burial.
crux
the essential part; most important point
hope
trustful expectation, particularly related to the fulfillment of God’s promises
power
the ability to act or produce an effect; the possession of authority over others
glory
the weighty importance and shining majesty
which accompany God’s presence; brightness, splendor.
bodily
of the body; in the body
heaven
the part of God’s creation beyond the earth as we know it, serving as home for God and His heavenly creatures. This is where believers live after death; it a glorious and happy life.
hell
eternal separation from God
judgment
that condemnation which all people deserve
apart from God’s mercy and grace; especially the final history-ending time of eternal judgment
eternity
beyond time. Eternal life is given to those who know God through His Son, accepting Him as their personal Savior
Great Commission
Jesus’ command to take the gospel to the whole world. He promises that if we follow Him, He will make us fishers of men.