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resurrection of the body

belief that after death the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised

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resurrection

rising from the dead

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ascension

40 days after the resurrection, when Jesus returned to God, the father in heaven

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incarnation

becoming flesh, taking human form

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Omnipotent

the idea that God is almighty and has unlimited power

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Benevolent

God is all loving, all good

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Justice

bringing about what is right and fair, according to the law, or making up for a wrong that has been committed

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Trinity

the belief that there are 3 persons in the one God, the father, the son and the holy spirt.

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mono theistic

believe in one God

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Immortality of the soul

the idea that the soul lives on after death of the body

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Atonement

restoring the relationship between people and God through life, death and the resurrection of Jesus

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creation

the act by which God brought the universe into being in 7 days

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Blasphemy

a religious offence which includes claiming to be God

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original sin

everyone is born with a built in urge to do bad things and disobey God

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salvation

saving the soul from sin. and go to heaven

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agnostic

Doesn't know if God exists

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theist

believe in God

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Atheist

Some not believe in God