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Atonement: the removal of sin or uncleanness by the blood of Jesus Christ
Book of Life:  a book kept by God that lists the names of those who have accepted Christ
Born again:  new birth into the family of God occurs when one accepts Christ
Condemnation:  God’ judgment
Condemned:  declared guilty as sinners before God
Correction:  how to make our wrongs right
Doctrine:  what is right according to the Bible
Eternal life:  everlasting life in God’s presence
Fellowship:  a gathering of Christians who share the same bond in Christ; friendship with fellow believers
Flesh:  that which wars against our spirits
Forgiveness:  the pardon or remission of an offense or crime
Gospel:  the good news that Christ died, was buried, and rose again the third day and has forgiven our sins
Grace:  unearned favor
Heaven:  the dwelling place of God and the home of believers after physical death
Hell:  the eternal dwelling place of those who reject Christ
Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost):  the third person of the Godhead (God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit)
Immersion:  to completely cover in water
Inerrancy:  the Bible is without error
Inspiration:  God literally breathed or relayed His words to the human writers
Instruction in righteousness:  how to stay right
Justification:  an act of free grace by which God pardons the sinner and accepts him as righteous (holy, good) an account of the atonement of Christ
Lust:  a desire for what is forbidden
Meditation:  thinking on God’s Word and letting it work in our hearts
Mercy:  not getting what we deserve
Offering:  giving beyond the tithe as the Lord leads and instructs
Office:  a position of authority within the church
Ordinance:  a biblical practice exercised in the local church
Preach:  to proclaim the Word of God
Propitiation: satisfaction or appeasement, specifically towards God
Redemption:  Christ paid the price for our sins and freed us from bondage
Reproof:  what is wrong or displeasing to God
Resurrection:  raised from the dead
Righteousness:  an attribute of holiness that belongs to God alone
Righteousness:  moral purity
Salvation:  the “saving” of a sinner from the judgment of sin
Sanctify:  to be set apart for God’s use
Saved:  refers to one who has accepted God’s gift of salvation
Scripture memorization:  memorizing specific verses from God’s Word to help us avoid sin
Sin:  anything that is offensive or contrary to God’s laws
Soul:  the spiritual part of our being that continues after death, also referred to as our spirit
Soul winning:  personally sharing the good news of salvation with the lost
Steward:  one who carefully oversees the possessions God has loaned him
Temptation:  that which moves us to sin
The Lord’s Table:  symbolizes Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection and is a time of remembrance for believers
Tithing:  giving a portion (ten percent) of one’s earnings to the local church in order to perform the Lord’s work
Wisdom: godly discernment that comes from a knowledge of God’s Word
Witness:  a Christian who tells others about what Jesus Christ has done in his life
Worship:  giving God the honor, glory, and praise that He deserves

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