Learn these Tagalog words and phrases related Pastors and Christians…

Open your Bibles to… or Turn your Bibles to…
Buksan (po) natin ang ating Bibliya sa…

  • Buksan – to open
  • Buksan po natin – let us open (formal/respectful)
  • ang ating – our
  • Bibliya – Bible
  • sa – to

Chapter – Capitulo
Verse – Bersiculo

Where do you go to Church?
Saan ka nagsisimba?
Saan po kayo nagsisimba? (formal/respectful)

I am Pastor Dan. / I am a Pastor
Ako po ay si Pastor Dan.
Ako po ay isang Pastor.

Are you saved? (as in Born Again)
Ikaw ba’y ligtas na?
Kayo po ba’y ligtas na? (formal/respectful)

Are you a Christian?
Ikaw ba ay Kristiyano?
Kayo po ba’y Kristiyano? (formal/respectful)

Say “Amen” if you agree with me!
Kung sumasang-ayon po kayo sa akin, paki bigkas po lamang ang “Amen”

  • kung – if
  • sumasang-ayon – are agreeing or are in agreement with
  • po – respectful word
  • kayo – you
  • sa akin – with me (in this context)
  • paki – please
  • bigkas – to utter; to speak out

Have you told Jesus you love Him today?
Nasabi mo na ba ngayong araw kay Hesus na mahal mo Siya?

  • nasabi mo na ba – have you said
  • ngayong araw – today
  • kay Hesus – to Jesus
  • na – that
  • mahal mo Siya – you love Him

I’ll preach in English – You can praise God in Tagalog
Magpapahayag po ako sa ingles…
Maaari po kayong magbigay-puri sa Diyos sa Tagalog/Filipino

Jesus is coming soon. (Referring to His Second Coming)
Malapit na ang muling pagbabalik ni Hesus.

  • malapit – near
  • muling – once again; second time
  • pagbabalik – return
  • ni – of
  • Hesus – Jesus

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