Pentecost

Apostle

Video ThumbnailA 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 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.

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Ascend / Ascension

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ascend. Go up. In the Bible it usually refers to Jesus leaving earth and going to heaven.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ascend. Go up. In the Bible it usually refers to Jesus leaving earth and going to heaven.

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Baptism / Baptize (Full Immersion)

Video ThumbnailA 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 w

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

See also: Baptism / Baptize / Christening (Infant) and Baptism / Baptize

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Disciples

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Disciples. Followers of Jesus during his lifetime; commonly used to refer to the twelve apostles.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Disciples. Followers of Jesus during his lifetime; commonly used to refer to the twelve apostles.

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Holy Spirit / Holy Ghost

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Holy Spirit / Holy Ghost. The third person of the Trinity. See also: Spirit of God and Spirit and Soul

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Holy Spirit / Holy Ghost. The third person of the Trinity.

See also: Spirit of God and Spirit and Soul

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Homoousios / Homoousion / Consubstantial

Video ThumbnailA 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) 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.

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Jerusalem

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jerusalem. The capital city of Israel. See also: City of David

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jerusalem. The capital city of Israel.

See also: City of David

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Jesus / Christ / Jesus Christ

Video ThumbnailA 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 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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Jew (Jewish People)

Video ThumbnailA 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. See also: Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Israelites and

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.

See also: Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Israelites and Israel (Tribe) and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism and Messianic Judaism

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Passover Festival

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Passover Festival. Annual Jewish celebration commemorating their people being delivered by Moses from slavery in Egypt.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Passover Festival. Annual Jewish celebration commemorating their people being delivered by Moses from slavery in Egypt.

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Pentecost (Christian Festival)

Video ThumbnailThe Christian festival of Pentecost

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Pentecost (Christian Festival). Contextually this sign refers to the Christian festival of Pentecost, not the Jewish festival.

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Presence of the Holy Spirit

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Presence of the Holy Spirit. The presence of the Holy Spirit can cause fear, reverence or bring blessing and comfort.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Presence of the Holy Spirit. The presence of the Holy Spirit can cause fear, reverence or bring blessing and comfort.

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Speaking in Tongues / Glossolalia

Video ThumbnailA 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 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

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Spirit of God

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Spirit of God. The Holy Spirit, the third person of the Trinity. See also: Holy Spirit / Holy Ghost and Spirit and Soul

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Spirit of God. The Holy Spirit, the third person of the Trinity.

See also: Holy Spirit / Holy Ghost and Spirit and Soul

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Tower of Babel

Video ThumbnailA 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

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

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