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Ancient of Days

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

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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Author of Salvation

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) sign for Author of Salvation. A phrase found in the Bible, in passages such as Hebrews 2:5-18, Hebrews 5:9, and in songs such as Hillsong's Mighty to Save written by Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan

A British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation of Author of Salvation. A phrase found in the Bible, in passages such as Hebrews 2:5-18, Hebrews 5:9, and in songs such as Hillsong’s Mighty to Save written by Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan

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Blood of Christ

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Blood of Christ. The literal blood that Jesus shed on the cross; wine drunk at Holy Communion/the Eucharist to represent Jesus' sacrifice; Jesus' death, that offers salvation to humankind.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Blood of Christ. The literal blood that Jesus shed on the cross; wine drunk at Holy Communion/the Eucharist to represent Jesus’ sacrifice; Jesus’ death, that offers salvation to humankind.

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Born again

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Born again. Often used to describe the experience of becoming a committed Christian. A phrase found in John 3:3, John 3:7, 1 Peter 1:3, and 1 Peter 1:23 in some Bible translations.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Born again. Often used to describe the experience of becoming a committed Christian. A phrase found in John 3:3, John 3:7, 1 Peter 1:3, and 1 Peter 1:23 in some Bible translations.

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Bread of Life

Video ThumbnailA 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.

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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Burning Bush

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Burning Bush. Moses encountered a bush on fire in the desert. (Exodus 3:2) God spoke to him from the fire.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Burning Bush. Moses encountered a bush on fire in the desert. (Exodus 3:2) God spoke to him from the fire.

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Cast lots / Casting lots

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cast lots / Casting lots. A method of selecting a person; making a decision or discerning the will of God. Small objects, such as stones with markings on them, may have were throw (cast) into a small area with the result being interpreted, or each person

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cast lots / Casting lots. A method of selecting a person; making a decision or discerning the will of God. Small objects, such as stones with markings on them, may have were throw (cast) into a small area with the result being interpreted, or each person choosing one, to determine an outcome.

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Communion of Saints (-The)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Communion of Saints. Referenced in The Apostle's Creed - the spiritual union of all Christians, living and dead.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Communion of Saints. Referenced in The Apostle’s Creed – the spiritual union of all Christians, living and dead.

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Crown of Thorns

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Crown of Thorns. Boughs from a long thorned bush, twisted into a garland and placed on Jesus' head before he was led away to be crucified.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Crown of Thorns. Boughs from a long thorned bush, twisted into a garland and placed on Jesus’ head before he was led away to be crucified.

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Cry out

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cry out. To implore or beseech God in fervent prayer.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cry out. To implore or beseech God in fervent prayer.

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Cut to the Heart

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cut to the Heart. To be greatly distressed, emotionally hurt. Bible references include: Acts 2:37

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cut to the Heart. To be greatly distressed, emotionally hurt.

Bible references include: Acts 2:37

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Day of Reckoning

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Day of Reckoning. The time when a person (or a society etc) is called to account; in the Bible it refers to the Last Judgement.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Day of Reckoning. The time when a person (or a society etc) is called to account; in the Bible it refers to the Last Judgement.

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Day of the Lord

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Day of the Lord. The day when God comes judge sinners and cast out evil. Bible references include: Isaiah 13:9-10 and Mark 13:32

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Day of the Lord. The day when God comes judge sinners and cast out evil.

Bible references include: Isaiah 13:9-10 and Mark 13:32

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Fishers of Men

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Fishers of Men. Christians are instructed to bring others to a knowledge of and faith in Christ.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Fishers of Men. Christians are instructed to bring others to a knowledge of and faith in Christ.

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Good Shepherd (-The)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Good Shepherd. A name for Jesus. Bible references include: Psalm 23:1 See also: Shepherd

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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Hardened Heart / Hardness of Heart

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation for Hardened Heart. Obstinate turning away from God; lack of compassion or care about other people's needs. Bible references include: Hebrews 3:7-11, 1 Samuel 6:6, 2 Chronicles 36:13, Mark 6:52, Mark 8:17, and Exodus 7:13

A British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation for Hardened Heart. Obstinate turning away from God; lack of compassion or care about other people’s needs.

Bible references include: Hebrews 3:7-11, 1 Samuel 6:6, 2 Chronicles 36:13, Mark 6:52, Mark 8:17, and Exodus 7:13

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Horn of Salvation

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Horn of Salvation. A symbol of salvation through royal power that belongs to the Messiah.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Horn of Salvation. A symbol of salvation through royal power that belongs to the Messiah.

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Intercede with the Father

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Intercede with the Father. Jesus advocating for us to God the Father.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Intercede with the Father. Jesus advocating for us to God the Father.

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Itching Ears

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Itching Ears. A descriptive term for someone who seeks out opinions, teachings and messages that corroborate their own and that condone their decisions and lifestyle.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Itching Ears. A descriptive term for someone who seeks out opinions, teachings and messages that corroborate their own and that condone their decisions and lifestyle.

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Jesus died, and rose again.

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jesus died, and rose again. In the translation of Rose Again the word AGAIN isn't signed; signing the word AGAIN in BSL in this context would erroneously indicate that Jesus was resurrected more than once. Bible references include: 1 Thessalonians 4:14 Se

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jesus died, and rose again. In the translation of Rose Again the word AGAIN isn’t signed; signing the word AGAIN in BSL in this context would erroneously indicate that Jesus was resurrected more than once.

Bible references include: 1 Thessalonians 4:14

See also: Resurrection / Rise Again (on judgement day) and Resurrection / Rise Again / Rose Again (Jesus)

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King of Kings

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of King of Kings. A title for God, signifying his total authority over everything.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of King of Kings. A title for God, signifying his total authority over everything.

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