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  1. advent

    arrival that has been awaited
  2. altar

    a raised structure on which sacrifices to a god are made
  3. antediluvian

    of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
  4. apostle

    an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
  5. appearance

    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  6. atonement

    the act of making amends for sin or wrongdoing
  7. baptism

    a sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
  8. betrothed

    pledged to be married
  9. brethren

    the lay members of a male religious order
  10. cherub

    an angel portrayed as a winged child
  11. disciple

    one who believes and helps spread the doctrine of another
  12. epiphany

    an inspiration or divine manifestation
  13. exodus

    a journey by a group to escape from a hostile environment
  14. fallible

    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will
  15. forbearance

    a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges
  16. gluttony

    habitual eating to excess
  17. gospel

    the written body of teachings accepted by a religious group
  18. idolatry

    the worship of objects or images as gods
  19. incarnation

    act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  20. incense

    make furious
  21. leaven

    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough
  22. leviathan

    the largest or most massive thing of its kind
  23. messiah

    any expected deliverer
  24. omnipotent

    having unlimited power
  25. omnipresent

    existing everywhere at once
  26. parable

    a short moral story
  27. paradise

    any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  28. pardon

    accept an excuse for
  29. patriarch

    the male head of family or tribe
  30. perish

    pass from physical life
  31. pestilence

    any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  32. prodigal

    recklessly wasteful
  33. prophecy

    a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
  34. prophet

    someone who speaks by divine inspiration
  35. rapture

    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
  36. redemption

    the act of purchasing back something previously sold
  37. rejoice

    feel happiness
  38. repentance

    remorse for your past conduct
  39. resurrection

    a revival from inactivity and disuse
  40. revelation

    the act of making something evident
  41. righteous

    morally justified
  42. sacrifice

    the act of killing in order to appease a deity
  43. scapegoat

    someone who is punished for the errors of others
  44. sermon

    an address of a religious nature
  45. temperance

    the trait of avoiding excesses
  46. testimony

    something that serves as evidence
  47. tribulation

    an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
  48. wilderness

    a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
  49. wrath

    intense anger
  50. Genesis

    the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation
Created on September 12, 2012
(updated September 17, 2012)

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