Preacher Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many of These Words Do You Know?

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Take this quiz to see how much preacher lingo you really know and how many church terms you have been keeping up with every Sunday!

Churches are filled with a whole lot of religious preacher lingo! Can you keep up with what they are talking about?

 Sep 18, 2018

1 of 18Can you guess what this preacher lingo means?

What does "trinity" mean?
Father, Son and Holy Spirit
The three ghosts of Jesus' disciples
Birth, Life, and Death

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What does "atonement" mean?
Calculating good deeds to earn a spot into Heaven
Seeking forgiveness through repentance
Paying ten percent of your income to the church

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What does "rapture" mean?
The events of Jesus' last supper
Second Coming of Jesus Christ to earth
Second flooding of the entire earth

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What does "chastity" mean?
Purity
Worship through singing
Familial forgiveness

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What does "martyr" mean?
A person who disagrees with biblical principles
A person who is killed for their faith
A person who abandons their faith

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What does "pentecost" mean?
The festival when the disciples received the Holy Spirit
The festival when Jesus fed thousands with fish and bread
The festival when the disciples conducted miracles of their own

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What does "sacred" mean?
Frightening
Unrestricted
Holy

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What does "temptation" mean?
The moment one is forgiven by the Lord
Being persuaded to do evil or to sin
The urge to avoid and flee from sin and evil

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What does "baptism" mean?
Another word for pilgrimage
Religious act of purification through water
The first step one must take to travel on a missions trip

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What does "salvation" mean?
Dedicating yourself to following the Old Testament's rules
Being saved or protected from harm through Christ
Purification from sin through water

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What does "tithe" mean?
A form of prayer
Offering 10% of your income to the church
Asking for forgiveness during a confessional

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What does "idolatry" mean?
Worshipping any object or person who isn't God
Being lazy and avoiding hard work
The act of turning water into wine

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What does "exorcism" mean?
Religious practice of evicting demons from a person
Confessing sins to a priest
Physical exercise to improve spirituality

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What does "eternal" mean?
Finite
Forever
Internal

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What does "prophecy" mean?
Religious prediction
A type of written prayer
Donating goods and services

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What does "theology" mean?
Study of earth and Mother Nature
Study of the nature of God and religious belief
Study of the financial structure of the church

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What does "exoneration" mean?
Forgiveness
Distrust
Exile

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What does "bishop" mean?
The name of the confessional booth
Ordained minister in the church
A newly Christened infant's father
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

When it comes to church, preachers have a very special way with their words. Communicating and conveying a biblical message in the right way is not always a walk in the park but preachers tend to know what they are doing because they have the right vocabulary in place for their job. Sunday church services are always pleasant to attend because it is a rare day that the message isn't exceptionally helpful and inspiring in many ways to all of the individuals who are seated in the congregation. Sometimes, people show up at church early to socialize with their friends over coffee, donuts, and bagels before the preacher gets started and those moments allow fond memories to be created that could never be replaced. Some parents drop their children off at the church daycare so that they can enjoy service without worrying about a crying infant or a bored ten-year-old. No matter how each family chooses to go about their church visit, they usually have something in common-- the fact that they are fully aware of what the pastor is preaching about when he or she speaks using specific lingo and terminology. Pastors, preachers, and leaders of the church can convey biblical messages in such eloquent and beautiful ways! There is no denying the fact that the verbiage and diction of a preacher is usually perfectly spot on a warm and welcoming Sunday morning. When it comes to preacher lingo, how many of these words do you truly recognize, know, and understand?