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The flowers are springing up,
the season of singing birds
has come;
Song of Solomon 2v12

How to use this glossary: Each word has two definitions.
The first is a very simple word equivalent, just a phrase or a few words. The second is a more detailed explanation with examples.

Glossary Terms - U/h2> Ubiquity of God
The omnipresence of God. (His "everywhere-ness")
[Latin. ubique, every where.] Existence in all places or every where at the same time; omnipresence. The ubiquity of God is not disputed by those who admit his existence.
[Infinite]  [Omnipresence Of God

Lacking moral, spiritual, ritual or physical cleanliness
A person or thing that did not meet certain conditions.
Something unclean could not be part of religious services. God set the conditions for people and things to be included in worshipping him. People who were unclean could be cleansed. Then they could worship again. To be unclean was a symbol for not being spiritually pure.
Leviticus 11-15
Isaiah 64:6
Lamentations 1:8
The sacrifice of Jesus makes his followers spiritually clean. So they do not follow the Old Testament laws about unclean conditions,
Mark 7:1-2
Acts 10
Romans 14:13-18
[Ritual]  [Worship

Unleavened Bread
Bread baked without yeast. The Jews used unleavened bread for the Passover to symbolise the fact that they had no time to wait for the yeast to rise in the bread (Ex. 12:1-20). By contrast, the bread of the New Covenant is leavened.
(Heb. massa, "sweet"; Gk. 'azumos). Bread baked from unfermented dough, or (NIV) without yeast (Gen 19:3; Judg 6:19; 1 Sam 28:24).

This was formally presented for the Paschal (Passover) cakes (Ex 12:8,15,20; 13:3,6-7) and thus became a symbol of the festival popularly called "the feast of unleavened bread ."

Not reached; not attained to
Never having heard the gospel nor having had the opportunity to contact an indigenous church or fellowship of one's own culture.
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Ussher's Chronology
James Ussher (1581-1656) - Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC
A hypothesised calendar of biblical events based on the assumption that no generations were omitted from the genealogies and that the numbered days of the Genesis creation account were consecutive, 24-hour periods.
[BC]  [Creation