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Church Words

Mark 12:37 Common people heard him gladly



Many words we use in a spiritual sense have their origin in common (Koine Greek) usage

Then God choose common, ordinary words, and gave them special meanings and usage for Christians


1.    Church planned, called assembly (like city council meeting)

2.    Hell gehenna valley of burning garbage

3.    Deacon servant, as server of food

4.    Worship adore, honor as a judge in England

5.    Pray request, ask, petition

6.    Elder older (man or woman)

7.    Bishop foreman, overseer, visit (to see to their needs)

8.    Pastor shepherd, one who cares for and tends sheep

9.    Baptism wash, dip, immerse

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