The study of salvation
Sotierology
Condition of sonship given to one not naturally born. Ephesians 1:5
Adoption
Offering a sacrifice; to cover over; to place out of sight. Leviticus 14:31
atonement
The moment you receive the Holy Spirit and realize salvation. Matthew 18:3
conversion
To trust; to believe. Ephesians 2:8-9
faith
Removal of charges against a sinner. 1 John 1:9
forgiveness
The final stage of transformation from a sinner to a resurrected saint. John 14
glorification
The good news of the resurrection of Jesus on behalf of sinners. Romans 1:1
gospel
Unmerited favor; not earned. John 1:14
grace
Set apart for God's service and glory. Hebrews 12:14
holy
To credit to one's account, such as righteousness on the believer. Romans 5
imputation
To declare righteous. Romans 4:25
justification
The turning away of God's wrath. 1 John 2:2
propitiation
The removal of the barrier of sin to restore a right relationship. 2 Corinthians 5:14-21
reconciliation
The payment of sin by the sacrifice of Christ; bought back. Ephesians 1:7-8
redemption
The process where God continually works to make the believer more like Him; process of being made holy. Romans 12:1-2
sanctification
Working of the Holy Spirit to give life and nature to the sinner; from death to life. Titus 3:5
regineration
To turn; to change one's mind and action. Acts 2:38
repentance
Not receiving the deserved punishment of God. 2 Timothy 1:16
Mercy