Tricky Words Glossary

In the story “When Santa Learned the Gospel” you may come across some words that you or your kids are not familiar with.

You’ll find here a short definition as well as a bible reference that you can click on, in case you wanted to see where these words are talked about in the bible.

If you have any questions about these words or their meanings, please ask in the section provided at the bottom.

Click on the word to see its meaning

A very special book that God has given to us. It tells the story of God’s relationship with people and the whole book points to the gospel about Jesus.

Click to read: 2 Timothy 3:15-17


The good news about who Jesus is and what he has done to reconcile us to God. The word “gospel” means “good news”.

Click to read: 1 Corinthians 15:1-5


The one who made everything and everyone. God is the most wise, powerful, good and loving being that exists. There is only one God but within God there are three persons – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Click to read: Acts 17:24-25


The name given to God the Son when he became a human. “Jesus” means “God Saves”, because Jesus saves us from our sin by dying for us on the cross.

Click to read: Matthew 1:20-25


This is not Jesus’ last name. “Christ” means the same as “Messiah”. It is the title of the special king that God promised would come.

Click to read: John 4:25-26


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