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8-5 Glossary

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GLOSSARY

Faith: Believing and accepting that God made himself known to us through His words and actions, especially through Jesus Christ.  It is accepting God's truth with our minds and allowing it to guide our entire lives.

Christ: The Greek word for the Hebrew word Messiah or "anointed one."


Monotheistic:
describing the belief that there is only one God.


Courage:
the ability to do something that is frightening.  Strength in the face of pain or grief.


Cornerstone:
something that is essential, indispensable, or basic.  The chief foundation on which something is constructed or developed.


Holy Spirit:
The Third Divine Person of the Trinity.  see also Advocate


Advocate:
One who helps and supports another person.  In the Gospel of John, Jesus refers to the Holy Spirit as the disciples' Advocate.


Grace:
The gift of God's loving presence in our lives that enables us to share in God's own divine life and love.

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