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Dictionary of Church Terms in American Sign Language


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A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit
A marvelous work and a wonder
Aaronic Priesthood
Abortion
Abraham
Abstinence, Sexual  Purity, Morality (1)
Abstinence, Sexual Purity, Morality (2)
Abundant
Accept, take upon
Accountable, Responsible
Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Activities (church)
Adam
Administer
Administer the Sacrament (1)
Administer the Sacrament (2)
Administer to the Sick
Adopt
Adultery
Adversity
Advise, Counsel
Advocate (1)
Advocate (2) 
Age of Accountability
Agency
Almighty God
Altar
Amen (1)
Amen (2)
Angel
Anoint
Another Testament of Jesus Christ
Apostasy, Astray
Apostle
Approach, near
Area (administrative area)
Area Presidency
Armor of God
Articles of Faith
Ascension
Ask, and it shall be given you, seek, and ye shall find, knock, and it shall be opened unto you
Atonement
Authority
Authorize (1)
Authorize (2)
Avoid
Backslide
Baptism by Immersion (1)
Baptism by Immersion (2)
Baptism for the Dead (1)
Baptism for the Dead (2)
Baptism, Baptize
Baptismal Covenant 
Baptismal Font (1)
Baptismal Font (2)
Behold (1)
Behold (2)
Believe, Belief
Beloved Son
Benediction, Closing prayer
Bethlehem (1)
Bethlehem (2)
Bishop
Bishops' storehouse
Bishopric
Blasphemy
Blessing
Blessings of the Priesthood
Blessings of the Temple
Blood of Christ
Bondage, Slavery
Book of Mormon
Born again, rebirth
Born in the covenant
Branch  
Branch President
Brethren
Brother
Burden
Call, Calling (to an office in the church)
Calvary (1)
Calvary (2)
Cast out
Celestial Kingdom
Ceremony, Rite
Challenges
Chapel
Change of Heart
Chapter
Character, Attribute (1)
Character, Attribute (2)
Charity
Charity never faileth 
Chastity
Choir
Choice and accountability
Choose the right
Chosen by the Lord
Christ-like
Christian
Church
Cleansed from sin
Clerk
Come unto Christ
Comforter
Command, Order
Commandment
Commissioned
Commit, Commitment
Compassionate Service
Condemn, condemnation, punish, punishment
Conduct, Administrate (1)
Conduct, Administrate (2)
Confess, Admit
Confidential
Confirm, confirmation
Conscience
Consecrated oil
Consecration (1) 
Consecration (2)
Consequence, consequences
Contention, Strife
Contributions (of time or talents)
Contributions (of time or talents)
Contrite
Cornerstone
Council (1)
Council (2)
Counsel 
Counselor (1) 
Council in Heaven
Covenant
Covenant People (1) 
Covenant People (2)
Convert, conversion
Create, Creation, Form
Creator
Cross 
Crucifixion, Crucify
Curse, Swear, Profanity
Cut-off, Disconnect
Damnation (1)
Damnation (2)
Daughter of God
Deacon (office in the Aaronic Priesthood)
Deceit, Deceive, Betray 
Dedicate, Dedication
Degrees of Glory (1)
Degrees of Glory (2)
Descend  
Descendants, Posterity
Desire, want, will
Destroy, Destruction 
Devil, Satan, Adversary, Lucifer 
Diligent, Diligence, Enthusiastic, Eager
Direction, under the
Discern, Discernment
Disfellowship
Disobedience, Disobey
Dispensation
Dispensation of the fulness of times
District  
District President
Divine
Divine destiny
Divine nature
Doctrine (1)
Doctrine (2)
Doctrine and Covenants
Duty to God program
Easter
Elder  
Elders Quorum
Elect, Chosen
Elohim 
Endowment
Endure to the End 
Ensign, an ensign to
Eternal Life
Eternal Marriage
Eternal Progression
Eternal, Eternity
Eve 
Everlasting
Evil (1)
Evil (2)
Exaltation, Exalt
Excommunicate 
Exhort, Warn
Explain, describe
Expound, expand
Faith  
Faith, hope, charity
Faithful (1)
Faithful (2)
Fall of Adam
Family History  
Family History Consultant
Family Home Evening (1)
Family Home Evening (2)
Fast and Testimony Meeting
Fast Offering
Fast Sunday
Fasting, Fast
Father in Heaven 
Fear Not, for behold I bring you good tidings of great joy
Fellowship (1)
Fellowship (2)
Fidelity
Final Judgment
Fireside
First Presidency
First Vision
Flesh and Bone
Follow the prophet
For the Strength of Youth
Forbidden fruit
Foreordain (1)
Foreordain (2)
Foreordain (3)
Forever
Forgive, Pardon, Excuse
Form, Create
Fornication (1)
Fornication (2)
Forsake your sins
Foundation
Friendship
From the Foundation of the World
Fulfill, Satisfy, Fullness
Full-time Missionary
Full Tithe Payer
Fullness of the Gospel
Fullness of Times
Fundamentals of the gospel
Garden of Eden
Garment 
Gathering 
General Authority
General Board
General Conference
General women's session
Generation
Gentile
Gethsemane (1) 
Gethsemane (2) 
Gift of Discernment
Gift of the Holy Ghost
Gift of tongues
Glory of God 
Glory, Glorify, Glorious
Go forward with faith
God
God the Eternal Father
Godhead 
Godliness 
Gold Plates
Gospel  
Gospel of Jesus Christ
Grace
Great and dreadful day of the Lord
Great and marvelous work
Group Leader
Guidebook, Handbook (1)
Guidebook, Handbook (2)
Guilt, guilty
Hallelujah
Hard-hearted, stiff-necked
Harmony, work together
Healing the Sick
Hearken, hear, heard
Heaven 
Heavenly Father
Heir 
Hell
Heritage
Holy
Holy Ghost,  Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit of Promise
Home Teacher
Home Teaching (1)
Home Teaching (2)
Homosexual (1) 
Homosexual (2)
Honest, honesty
Honor, respect
Hope, Look forward (1)
Hope, Look forward (2)
Hosanna
House of Israel
Humanitarian
Humanity, mankind, men
Humble
Hymn
Hypocrite
I am the light and the life of the world
Idol
Immersion 
Immoral, Immorality
Immortal, Immortality (1)
Immortal, Immortality (2)
Impure, unclean
Individual worth
Infinite 
Influence
Inherit, inheritance
Innocent, innocence
Integrity
Inspire, Inspiration
Institute of Religion
Intelligent
Interpret, Interpretation
Interview
Investigate
Investigator
Invocation (opening prayer)
Iron Rod
Israel (country)
Israelites
Jehovah
Jerusalem (1)
Jerusalem (2)
Jesus Christ 
Jews, Jewish
John the Baptist
Joseph Smith (1) 
Joseph Smith (2)
Judge 
Judgment (1)
Judgment (2)
Justice
Keep the commandments
Keep the Sabbath day holy
Keys (priesthood)
Keys of the Kingdom
Keystone (1)
Keystone (2)
Kind, kindness, benevolent
Kingdom of God
Kingdom of Heaven
Knowledge
Lamanite
Lamb of God (1)
Lamb of God (2)
Last days, Latter Days
Law of Chastity
Law of Consecration
Law of Sacrifice
Law of the Fast
Law of Tithing
Law, Statute, Rule
Laying on of Hands
Leadership
Less Active (1)
Less Active (2)
Less Active (3)
Less-active member
Liahona (1)
Liahona (2)
Life after Death (1)
Life after Death (2)
Light of Christ
Line upon line, precept upon precept
Living Prophet (1)
Living Prophet (2)
Local authorities
Long-suffering
Lord
Love of God
Love the Lord with all thy heart, might, mind, and strength.
Love thy neighbour as thyself
Magnify, Expand (1)
Magnify, Expand (2)
Manifest, Reveal, Show
Martyr
Master (1)
Master (2)
Meek and lowly in heart
Meetinghouse 
Melchizedeck Priesthood
Member of the Church
Membership (1)
Membership (2)
Mercy
Message, Story, Comments
Messiah (1)
Messiah (2)
Minister, Ministry (1)
Minister, Ministry (2)
Minister, Ministry (3) 
Ministering of Angels
Miracle
Mission (a unit of the church)
Mission (call to serve) 
Mission Field
Mission President
Missionary companion
Missionary discussions or lessons
Missionary Work 
Mock, make fun of
Modesty
Moral (1)
Moral (2)
Mormon 
Mortal  
Mortality (1)
Mortality (2)
Mourn, Regret
Murmur, Complain
My work and my glory to ...
My yoke is easy, and my burden is light
Mystery, mysteries
Naming and Blessing (for children)
Nation, kindred, tongue, and people
Nazareth (1)
Nazareth (2)
Nephite
New and Everlasting Covenant 
New Testament
No respecter of persons
Non-Member
Oath (1)
Oath (2)
Oath and Covenant 
Obedience, Obey (1)
Obedience, Obey (2)
Obligation, Burden
Offering
Offer-up, Sacrifice
Office of the Priesthood
Old Testament
Oliver Cowdery
Only Begotten (Son)
Opposite, opposition, enmity
Oppression 
Ordain (1) (to a priesthood office)
Ordain (2) (to a priesthood office)
Ordinance
Ordinances of the Gospel
Ordination  
Ordination of the Priesthood
Organist
Outer Darkness (1)
Outer Darkness (2)
Pain, suffer, anguish
Parable (1)
Parable (2)
Paradise (1)
Paradise (2) 
Part-member family
Partaking of the Sacrament
Participate, involve, include
Patience, Patience 
Patriarchal
Peace
Peacemaker
Pearl of Great Price
Pedigree
Perfecting the Saints
Persecute, Persecution
Persecute, persecution
Personal Progress program
Personal revelation
Physical Body
Physical Death
Pianist
Pioneer
Plan of Happiness
Plan of Salvation
Polygamy
Ponder
Pornography (1)
Pornography (2)
Pour out his Spirit
Power of the Holy Ghost
Praise
Pray, Prayer, Supplicate
Preach
Precious, Valuable, Dear
Premortal Existence, Pre-earth Life
Presence of
Preside
Presidency
President  
President of the Church
Presiding Authority 
Presiding Bishopric
Presiding High Priest 
Priest (Office in the Aaronic Priesthood)
Priesthood
Priesthood Executive Committee
Priesthood Holder, Priesthood Bearer
Priesthood Keys
Priesthood Leader
Priesthood Ordinances
Primary  
Primary Sharing Time
Principle
Privilege
Probation, Probationary
Proclaim the Gospel
Procreate, Procreative Powers
Procreation powers
Promise
Promptings (1) 
Promptings (2)
Proper, appropriate
Prophecy
Prophesy (1)
Prophet
Prospective Elder
Proxy
Punish, Punishment, Penalty
Pure, Purity
Quorum  
Quorum of the Seventy
Quorum of the Twelve
Reactivate, reactivation
Rebel
Rebuke, chastise
Recorder
Redeem the Dead (1)
Redeem the Dead (2)
Redeem, Redemption 
Redeemer
Refuse, won't
Region, Regional (1)
Region, Regional (2)
Reject
Rejoice, Joy
Relationship
Release (from a calling)
Relief Society
Religion
Remission of Sins
Renew your baptismal covenants
Repent, Repentance
Replenish
Resist
Restitution 1
Restitution 2
Restore, Restoration
Resurrect, Resurrection 
Revelation (1)
Revelation (2)
Revelator
Reverence
Reverent, Reverently
Righteous, Righteously
Rule, Reign, Control
Sabbath
Sacrament (Ordinance)
Sacrament Meeting
Sacred  
Sacred Grove
Sacrifice (1) 
Sacrifice, Give-up, Offer-up (2)
Saint
Salvation
Sanctify
Savior 
Savior of the World
Scripture 
Seal, Sealing
Search, Seek (1)
Search, Seek (2)
Second Coming
Seek ye first the kingdom of God
Self-reliance
Seminary 
Sermon on the Mount
Servant
Serve, Service
Set Apart
Sex, Sexual (2) 
Sex, Sexual (1) 
Sharing the Gospel
Shedding of Innocent Blood 
Signs of the Times (1)
Signs of the Times (2) 
Similitude (1)
Similitude (2)
Sin
Sincere, Serious, True, Solemn (1)
Sincere, Serious, True, Solemn (2)
Single Adult
Sins of the World (1)
Sins of the World (2)
Sister
Solemnly, truthfully
Son of God
Son of Man
Sorrow, Remorse, Regret
Soul (1)
Soul (2)
Soul (3)
Special witness of Jesus Christ
Spirit
Spirit of Elijah
Spirit of God
Spirit of the Lord 
Spirit Prison
Spiritual Death
Spiritual, Spirituality
Stake 
Stake President
Stand as a Witness (1)
Stand as a Witness (2)
Stand Firm, Immovable, Steadfast (1)
Stand Firm, Immovable, Steadfast (2)
Standard Work
Standards (For the Strength of Youth)
Stewardship, Duty, Responsibility
Still, small voice
Straight and Narrow Path
Subdue, Overcome, Conquer
Submission, Submissiveness
Sunday
Sunday School (1)
Sunday School (2)
Support, strengthen, nourish
Sustain (1)
Sustain (2)
Symbol, Symbolic
Tabernacle
Talents (1)
Talents (2)
Teacher (Office in the Aaronic Priesthood)
Telestial Kingdom
Temple (Jewish)
Temple (Mormon)
Temple Ordinances
Temple Recommend
Temporal
Tempt, Temptation
Ten Tribes (1) 
Ten Tribes (2) 
Tender mercies of the Lord
Terrestrial Kingdom
Testify
Testimony
Thankful, Grateful, Appreciate, Gratitude
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
The Family: A Proclamation to the World
The same yesterday, today, and forever
The Ten Commandments
Thee, Thou
Thine, Thy
Throughout, henceforth
Time and Eternity
Tithing  
Tithing Settlement
Transfiguration (1)
Transfiguration (2)
Transgression
Translate
Tree of Life
Tree of knowledge of good and evil
Tribulation, Trials, Troubles, Tests
True and living God
Truths
Turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers
Units (1)
Units (2)
Unite, Reconcile
Urim and Thumim
Valiant, Courage, Brave
Values (Young Women)
Value, Important
Veil
Vengeance, Revenge
Verily
Verse
Vineyard
Virgin
Virtue, Virtuous
Vision
Visit Teacher
War in Heaven
Ward
Ward mission leader
Warn
Welfare
Wicked, Wickedness (1)
Wicked, Wickedness (2)
Wilderness (1)
Wilderness (2)
Will of the Lord
Willing
Wisdom
Witness
Word of God 
Word of Wisdom
Worldwide Church
Worthless, in vain
Worship
Worthy
Young Adults
Young Man
Young Woman
Youth
Zarahemla
Zion
Zone