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- worldview saying its not possible to know about God's existence, things unseen, or the afterlife with certainty
- view that the 1000 years in Rev. 20 don't refer to an actual period of time but rather Christ's reign figuratively.
- any view that sees natural objects and phenomena as animated by spirits, disembodied, souls or gods (aztecs/indians)
- group of ancient Jewish books resembling the books of the canonical OT though NOT a part of it.
- defense of the Christian faith against attacks, criticisms, and objections.
- means "sent one"/messenger. referring to the 12 chosen by Christ while on earth sent out as teachers after His ascension.
- 4th century view that Christ was a created being, inferior to God, and not sharing the same substance as the Father. (a teaching condemned by the council of Nicea in 325)
- doctrines and teachings of Jacob Arminius (1560-1609) emphasizing human choice and freedom with regard to salvation.
- worldview that holds there is no God.
- the study of the Bible, its origins, character, and teachings.
- doctrines and teachings of John Calvin (1509-1654), his successors, and the Reformed tradition generally.
- commonly refers to the list of books that collectively constitute the Scripture. a rule or law/standard
- "Anointed One".
- study of the nature and person of Jesus before, during, and after his incarnation.
- the kindness of God extended to humankind in restraining evil and promoting good. it is common to all humanity, believers and unbelievers.
- promise/binding agreement between 2 or more parties.
- the Ten Commandments.
- belief that God created the world but He has chosen not to participate in His creation.
- 20th century movement to reinterpret the Biblical text so as to discover the truths that lie behind the recorded myths
- means "learner/student/follower".
-one who learns by doing.
- branch of theology concerned with the study of the church.
- a letter in the NT.
- branch of theology concerned with the study of last things.
- 2nd century movement emphasizing knowledge and enlightenment, inherent evil of matter, and goodness of the soul.
- the message about Jesus esp. His life, death, and resurection.
- the study of sin including its origin, extent, and penalty.
- the ultimate destination for unbelievers with unquenchable fire, darkness, and gnashing of teeth.
- science that analyzes all the facets of Biblical interpretation
- Latin for "image of God".
- the obvious presence and activity of God in nature and humanity, which conveys the nearness of God to His creation.
- view that the second person of the Trinity took on a human nature, including flesh.
- of or related to the Apostle John.
- view that all things in nature are of one essence.
-belief in the existence of only one God.
- view that god is all and all is god, esp. natural elements and forces of nature.
- of or related to the apostle Paul.
- view of the atonement that understands Christ's death as the perfect payment for sin - as a substitute he took the penalty due sinners.
- Jewish sect that probably originated during the Maccabeus period and emphasized strict adherence to OT law of purity.
- study of the Holy Spirit
- belief in many gods.
- view that Christ will return before the Millennium and will set up a literal throne and reign on earth physically.
-attainment of new spiritual life by the Holy Spirit that naturally leads to moral renewal and transformation.
- group of priestly aristocracy in Judiasim from the second century BC, skeptical of Pharisaic tradition and teachings (did not believe in resurrection, angels, or fate vs free will).
- small Jewish sect, worshipped the God of Israel at Mt. Gerizim in Samaria rather than in Jerusalem.
- God's work of transforming believers so that we're progressively conformed to the character of Christ.
sins of commission
- sins that involve conduct.
sins of omission
- sins that occur against God or a person because of failure to act.
- gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. record many similar events from Jesus' life. means "see together"
- belief in a divine being or beings.
- literally the study of God.
-study of God esp the nature of God as Trinity.
- quality or state of being outside of or beyond a certain boundary.
- name for the essential character or nature of God who exists as three persons in one Godhead.
view that all people will ultimately be saved and escape condemnation.