A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Apostle. In the New Testament usually referring to one who was with Jesus in person, a close disciple of Jesus, one who then took early Christian teaching and missionary work.
A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Baptism / Baptize (Full Immersion). The ceremony of immersing a person (usually adult, although some churches will baptize children if they are able to declare their faith) in water to show they have made a full commitment to Jesus Christ. Jesus himself was baptized by full immersion in the River Jordan.
Bible references include: Matthew 3:13-17
A British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation of Homoousios / Homoousion / Consubstantial. A theological doctrine, included as part of the Nicene Creed, which describes Jesus (God the Son), the Holy Spirit, and God the Father as the same essence, the same being. This has become a foundation of our understanding of the Trinitarian God.
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.
A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jew (Jewish People). Originally this referred to an inhabitant of Judah, later a Hebrew, later still (ie by New Testament times) the word was used for an Israelite.
A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Speaking in Tongues / Glossolalia. One of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, which allows a person to praise God, pray or prophesy in a language they have never learned.
Bible references include: Acts 2:4-7
A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Tower of Babel. A tall tower featured in a story in Genesis, representing the inability of different peoples to understanding one another’s languages.
Bible references include: Genesis 11:1-9