Christian Vocabulary

Whether you are a new Christian or a non-Christian seeking to learn more about Christianity you will undoubtedly encounter a number of words and phrases which are unique to Christianity. This page is intended to assist you in expanding your Christian vocabulary by explaining the meaning of select words in a Christian context.

Keep in mind, just as an orange can be a color or a fruit, many words have multiple meanings and nuances. The driving factor in understanding the intended meaning of any word (whether religious or otherwise) is by taking into account the context in which that word was used.

Please feel welcome to write in any words which you feel may be missing from a resource like this.

Aramaic (Language)
Atheist

Bible
Biblical
Biblical Languages

Devotional
Doctrine

Fall, The

Gospel, The
Gospels
Greek (Language)

Hebrew (Language)

Jew (Jewish)
Judaism

Koine Greek

Law of Moses, The (The Mosaic Law)

New Testament

Old Testament

Pentateuch

Scripture

Theist
Theology