Names of God, Jesus, and/or the Holy Spirit

Abba (Father)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Abba (Father). The Aramaic word for father. Used 3 times in the New Testament, it always refers to God the Father.

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Adon / Adonai

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Adon / Adonai. Hebrew names of God, meaning Master or Lord. For example, "Our Lord" or "Lord of Lords" Bible references include 1 Samuel 16:16 and Psalm 97:5

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Adon / Adonai. Hebrew names of God, meaning Master or Lord. For example, “Our Lord” or “Lord of Lords”

Bible references include 1 Samuel 16:16 and Psalm 97:5

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Almighty (God)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Almighty (God). A Hebrew name for God, El Shaddei, meaning ‘God, the All-powerful One’.

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Ancient of Days

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ancient of Days. A name for God, expressing veneration of the dignity of God.

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Bread of Life

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Bread of Life. Jesus used the term Bread of Life to describe himself (John 6:35) sometimes used to describe the bread in a Holy Communion service.

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Elohim

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Elohim. A name for God, especially as Creator.

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Emmanuel / Immanuel

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Emmanuel / Immanuel. A name for God, from the Hebrew for ‘God with us’.

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Father God

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Father God. God, the first person of the trinity.

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God

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of God. The Jewish or Christian God. This is the sign for God used most often in most situations. It can be used when referring to God in both New Testament and Old Testament readings.

See also: God (Trinitarian) and God Incarnate

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God (Trinitarian)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of God (Trinitarian). A sign used specifically for the Christian, trinitarian God.

See also: God and God Incarnate

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God Incarnate

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of God Incarnate. The incarnation of God is Jesus Christ, God in human form, also known as God the Son or the Logos

See also: God and God (Trinitarian)

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Good Shepherd (-The)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Good Shepherd. A name for Jesus.

Bible references include: Psalm 23:1

See also: Shepherd

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Immortal (God)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Immortal (God). God existing throughout time, without beginning or end.

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Jesus / Christ / Jesus Christ

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jesus / Christ / Jesus Christ. The second person of the Trinity; the Son of God. Jesus, Christ, and Jesus Christ are all sign as shown here, however lip pattern varies to match the words.

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