RE Beliefs About Deity Key Words

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AGNOSTIC
This is someone who does not know whether to believe in God or not
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ATHEIST
This is someone who does not believe in God
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AUTHORITY
This is the power or right to give orders or make decisions
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BELIEF*
This is the act of accepting something as true, sometimes without proof.
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DEITY*
This means: A god or goddess – some higher being
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GOD*
Christians believe that God is their creator – he is the divine being – the ruler of the universe
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HOLY SPIRIT*
This is the third part of the Trinity – the third role of God who encourages, inspires and has all of God’s qualities.
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INCARNATION
This means: in human flesh – it refers to God coming down to earth as his son, Jesus, as a human being.
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INTERVENTION*
This word refers to someone intervening or getting involved in something.
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JESUS CHRIST*
This is the son of God (the second part of the Trinity). God came to earth in human form to save people from sin.
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MIRACLES*
These are unique events which defy the laws the nature (how the world works) e.g. someone coming alive again after being dead
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NATURE*
This means the qualities or characteristics of someone or something – what someone or something is like.
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OMNI-BENEVOLENT
This means God is all loving – he shows this love through his miracles and the fact he came down as Jesus to open the door to heaven
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OMNISCIENT
This means God is all knowing – he knows what people have done, are doing and will do
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OMNIPOTENT
This means God is all powerful
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REDEEMER
This means to set free – Jesus came to earth to free humans from sin so that they could go to heaven.
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REVELATION
This refers to the way in which God has revealed himself/made himself and his wishes known to everyone
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SAVIOUR
This means someone who saves people – because sin separates people from God Jesus came to get rid of the sin – save people – so they could go to heaven.
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SECULAR
This refers to a non-religious view
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THEIST
This is someone who believes in a personal God
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TRANSCENDENT
This means that God is beyond this world; he is beyond human understanding
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TRINITY
This refers to the different roles of God: God the Father (Creator); God the Son (Saviour) and God the Holy Spirit (the power of God).
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This is someone who does not believe in God

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ATHEIST

Card 3

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This is the power or right to give orders or make decisions

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Card 4

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This is the act of accepting something as true, sometimes without proof.

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Card 5

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This means: A god or goddess – some higher being

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