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ET Final Vocab

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Orthodoxy
basic christian beliefs
orthopraxis
right practices
general reveloation
knowledge about God revealed to everyone (i.e. nature)
Special Revelation
God's Word revealed (Christ), God's Word written (Scripture) God's Word preached (Church)
Immanent Trinity (ontological)
how God worked as One to save us
Economic Trinity
Who does what job in the work of salvation
Modalism/Sabellianism
Father, Son and Holy Spirit are not three distinct persons, but 3 distinct modes of revelation of a single person who is God
Adoptionism
Jesus wasn't born as God's Son, but was a very special human who became God's Son
Subordinationism
The Son and the Holy Spirit are subordinate to God the Father and lesser beings, yet still divine
Tritheism
Implicit belief in the Father, the Son, and the HS as 3 separate beings, but all God
Creatio ex nihilo
created out of nothing
Meticulous Providence
absolute, meticulous planning and controlling of all events
Limited Providence
God controls where we end up, but we choose if we jump on/off (Ship captain)
Theodicy
God is all good, God is all powerful, yet evil still exists
Imago Dei
the image of God; we are image-bearers
Pelagianism
denies original sin
Christology
belief about JC; who Christ is.
(functional: just came to die on the cross which would leave His work completed, but He still represents us to God/God to us)
docetism
denial of the true humanity of the Savior; only APPEARED to be human, but really was only spiritual
Adoptionism
Jesus was a special human that was adopted by God as a special prophet and 'son'
Arianism
even before birth, the Son was only an exceptional creature
Apollinarianism
'God in a bod'; Jesus did not have a retional soul or spirit
Nestorianism
two distinct, separate natures simply working together
Monophysitism
the humanity of Jesus was swallowed up by the Son's divinity
ABAD (Hebrew)
service/worship
Recapitulation
obeying where Adam disobeyed; reversal of sin; fulfillment of God's purpose for humanity in and through the inclusive and vicarious humanity of Christ (Rom 5:12+)
Pelagianism
salvation lies entirely in the will of a human apart from the special, assisted grace of God
Semi-Pelagianism
pelagianism except doesn't deny origional sin; can cooperate w/ God's grace in its own despite being tainted by sin
Sectarianism
an independent body of believers who reject the historic connection w/ the NT and Apostolic church
Asacramentalism
rejection of the sacraments instituted by Christ, particularly baptism, Lord's Supper
Sacrament
Visible expression of invisible grace; visible preaching
Annihilationism
full judgement w/ limited time leading to extinction
Paradise
communiton w/ Christ before the coming of the Kingdome; not = w/ Heaven
Soul Sleep
Dead are truely dead- unaware of not nonexistent- until the resurrection; unconscious state
Purgatory
period of purification before Paradise
Parousia
Jesus' return to Earth, second coming
Futurism
symbolism refers to future realities
Preterism
symbolism refers to realities already fulfilled since their writing
Historicism
symbolism refer to realities during the time of writing
Premillenialism
Jesus returns-1000 yr reign-NH/NE (w/ or w/o rapture before parousia)
Postmillenialism
1000 yr reign- Jesus returns- NH/NE
Amillenialism
parousia-NH/NE- Chruch embodies KOG and will reign w/ Christ