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Wednesday's Words

Wednesdays Words for Intro to the Old Testament

TermDefinition
Apostasy falling away from or renouncing the Christian faith.
Atonement the death of Jesus Christ on the cross, which effects salvation as the reestablishment of the relationship between God and sinners.
Grace Unmerited favor.
Repentance the act of expressing contrition and penitence for sin.
Lord God. The supreme being to whom all allegiance, obedience, and worship is due.
Christ Old Testament Israel anticipated a coming deliverer “anointed” by God to initiate God’s rule of righteousness and peace.
Messiah the promised deliverer of Israel who would establish God’s rule.
Jesus Name given to the son of Joseph and Mary who will “save his people from their sins”.
Confession of sin, individual Admission or acknowledgment of motives or behavior that is sinful either against God or against others.
Theology language or discourse about God.
Trinity, doctrine of The Christian church’s belief that Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three Persons in one Godhead.
Holy that which is regarded as sacred or able to convey a sense of the divine.
Hell In Christian theology, the place of the dead after death in which the wicked endure eternal punishment and the total absence of God.
Heaven The place beyond earth that is the abode of God. In Christian theology, it is the future eternal abode of those who receive salvation in blessedness, without pain or evil, distinguished by the presence of God.
Christology The study of the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Inspiration, verbal the view that God through the Holy Spirit directly guided the exact words recorded by the biblical writers as they wrote the Scriptures.
Predestination God’s actions in willing something to a specific result.
Original sin the condition of sinfulness which all persons share and which is caused by the sinful origins of the race (Adam and Eve) and the fall (Gen. 3).
Salvation God’s activities in bringing humans into a right relationship with God and with one another through Jesus Christ.
Sola fide a slogan of the Protestant Reformation used by Martin Luther on basis of Rom 3:28 to indicate that justification of the sinner comes only to those who have faith and is not achieved through any “good works.”
Sola gratia A slogan of a of the Protestant Reformation indicating that the basis for Christian salvation is solely the grace of God and not any human achievement.
Propitiation A theological term for making an acceptable sacrifice.
Bibliology the study of the Bible.
Angelology the study of angels.
Eschatology the study of the future and the end of the world.
Sanctification the process or result of God’s continuing work in Christian believers through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Soteriology the doctrine of Salvation
Justification God’s declaring a sinful person to be “just” on the basis of the righteousness of Jesus Christ.
Imputation to attribute or ascribe in the sense of reckoning.
Perseverance the belief that God’s elect who believe in Jesus Christ are held secure by God’s power, despite temptation and sin.
Omnipotence God’s power to do all things.
Omnipresence God is everywhere.
Omniscience God is all
Plenary Verbal Inspiration the whole Bible is inspired not just some of it.
Parable a short story based on common experiences that contains a meaning.
Parousia a term used for the coming of Christ.
Heresy a view chosen instead of the official teachings of a church.
Polytheism belief in many gods.
Monotheism belief in one God.
Hermeneutics the rules one uses for searching out the meaning of writings, particularly biblical texts.
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