Bible Words

Salvation

Our sin separates us from God, and this means that when we die we won’t be able to be with God in Heaven. Jesus took the punishment for our sin when
He died on the cross. When we believe in Jesus, we are saved and we receive eternal life (Acts 4:12, Ephesians 2:8).

 

Faith

Having trust and confidence in God, believing in something even though we cannot see it (Hebrews 11:1).

 

Grace

Even though we deserve punishment from God, He loves us and gives us forgiveness and healing (Romans 5:8).

 

Sin

Any wrong thoughts, words or actions against God, others or ourselves (Romans 3:23, 6:23).

 

Repentance

Changing from going our own way to going God’s way, changing our thinking and behaviour (2 Corinthians 7:9-10).

 

Righteous

Being right with God, having a good relationship with God (Romans 3:22, James 2:23).

 

Prayer

Conversation with God (Matthew 6:5-13, 1 Thessalonians 5:17).

 

Water Baptism

Being immersed in water as an outward, public sign of the inward, personal change of believing in Jesus and becoming a Christian (Acts 2:38, Romans 6:3-4).

 

Church

People meeting together to encourage each other and praise God (Matthew 18:20, Hebrews 10:25).

 

Trinity

A unity of three-in-one. There is only one God. There are three distinct persons of God: the Father; the Son (Jesus); and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19).

 

Resurrection

Three days after Jesus was killed He came back to life (Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:12-32).

 

Easter

Usually in March or April, Easter is the remembrance and celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection and what it achieved for us (Matthew 26:1-28).

 

Christmas

December 25th, when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, and that God became a person like us (Luke 1:26-80, 2:1-40).

 

Christian

A follower of Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 11:1).

 

Evangelism

Sharing the good news about Jesus and what He has done for us with other people (Matthew 28:18-20).