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- A sacrament is a Christian rite that mediates divine grace —a holy mystery.
- A sacrament is a visible manifestation of the word.
- A sacrament is a Christian rite that is an outward sign of an inward grace, instituted by Christ to sanctify humanity.
- Sacrament is a rich term, but often confused withsacramentalism, the notion that we are saved through the sacramental rituals.
- The ordinary minister of a sacrament has both the spiritual power to perform the sacrament (i.e.
- The revision was aimed at encouraging confession or the Sacrament of Penance.
- Yet the Church is forced to be stupid and say the diaconate is a sacrament.
- The A.ME. Church does not deem the mode as essential to the validity of the sacrament.
- Through the food and drink of the sacrament, God is made known through created, earthly things.
- The Lord's Supper, Holy Communion, the Mass are other ways of referring to this sacrament.
- The UMC celebrates “open” communion, which means that everyone is invited to participate in the sacrament.
- In Methodism, the real presence of Christ in the sacrament is affirmed, but left as a mystery, typically unexplained.
- It was belief in the mystery that Christ was making himself present to His Church in a profound and efficacious way through the sacrament.
- While Real Presence is generally affirmed, Methodists have preferred to allow the specific details of the sacrament as a mystery.
- Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: prayer to Christ, who is recognized as being truly present in the Sacrament.
- Among Latter Day Saints (or Mormons), the Eucharist (in LDS theology it is "The Sacrament") is partaken in remembrance of the blood and body of Jesus Christ.
- In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the term "Sacrament (Mormonism)" is used of the rite.
- The sacrament, far more than a memorial act, is a living feast, with Christ and his Church.
- In the Lutheran tradition, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ is believed to be really present in the Sacrament of Holy Communion (see Consubstantiation).
- At the beginning of the Sacrament priests say individual prayers to bless the bread and water.
- The Sacrament, both bread and water, is prepared by priesthood holders prior to the beginning of the meeting.
- The Eucharist is either the celebration of the Christian sacrament commemorating Christ-s Last Supper, or the consecrated bread and wine of this sacrament.
- Following a phrase of Augustine, the Calvinist view is that "no one bears away from this Sacrament more than is gathered with the vessel of faith".
- Some very few Low Church Anglicans take a strictly memorialist (Zwinglian) view of the sacrament.
- Remaining differences between Anglicans and Roman Catholics on the issue were highlighted in The Eucharist: Sacrament of Unity.
- Roman Catholicism teaches that there are three levels in the Sacrament of Holy Orders.
- Deacons are ordained to Word and Service and assist Elders (who are ordained to Word, Sacrament, and Order) in equipping the saints for ministry.
- The Eucharist is a permanent sacrament, not merely a temporary change during the liturgical service.
- They commonly officiate at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
- Deacons may preside at funerals, the Liturgy of the Hours, various services such as Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and they may give blessings.
- Such churches may practice Eucharistic adoration, such as Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
- Traditional Catholic devotions such as the Rosary, Angelus and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament are also common among Anglo-Catholics.
- Every Nazarene church is required to administer the sacrament of the Lord's Supper at least four times a year.
- Only bishops can validly administer the sacrament of holy orders.
- Anglican divines have tended to side with the Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox idea of metousiosis in the sacrament.
- Matrimony: the Roman, Orthodox and Old Catholic churches consider matrimony a sacrament and refer to it as the Sacrament of Matrimony.
- The Eastern Orthodox Church considers Ordination to be a Sacred Mystery (what in the West is called a sacrament).
- Deaconesses set the sacrament table and attend to the needs and development of the women of the church.
- Their realization of the promise in the sacrament fairly shouted a confidence of the heavenly experience whose first-fruits were encountered at the table.
- The Church is a corporate body, not individualistic, and thus the sacrament is communal, and is properly celebrated within the congregation.
- Two things are necessary for receiving this sacrament: first, the person be properly baptized; and second, the person be spiritually prepared.
- For Lutherans, there is no sacrament unless the elements are used according to Christ's institution (consecration, distribution, and reception).
- These are simply offices and titles and thus their reception is not an instance of the sacrament of holy orders.
- The Lord's Supper is also a common term among Lutherans, as is the sacrament of the altar.
- Hymns on the Lord-s Supper, with a Preface concerning the Christian Sacrament and Sacrifice.
- Anglicans regard baptism as an unrepeatable sacrament.
- The 1964 revision of the ritual of the sacrament of baptism began to restore the rite to its original and historic meaning as a sacrament.
- Even in the Acts of the Apostles (8:38) the Sacrament of Baptism is administered by the deacon Phillip.
- Baptism is a sacrament that, for some Protestants, represents the beginning of Christian life, so it can occur with infants.
- Baptism is a sacrament in the UMC, but confirmation and profession of faith are not.
- In Catholic, Orthodox, and some Anglican theology, this indwelling is received through the sacrament called Confirmation or, in the East, Chrismation.
- For them, the affirmation of Real Presence, as in the above references, is sufficient for them to know and partake of the sacrament in a worthy manner.
- A means of grace is a manner in which the Lord imparts grace to a believer as he partakes in the sacrament.
- In high churches the sacrament may be reserved and a presence candle may be lit.
- In some churches the sacrament is reserved in a tabernacle or aumbry with a lighted candle or lamp nearby.
- Sacrament Lamp: a clear or white container with oil or a candle that burns in front of or near the place where the Blessed Sacrament is reserved.
- Other congregations may celebrate the sacrament outside of traditional liturgical worship services, such as during in-home meetings and services.
- Most Lutheran congregations have some mechanism to provide communion to those who are too ill or infirm to receive the sacrament at worship services.
- Eucharist The sacrament of Christ's body and blood, and the principal act of Christian worship.
- Most Christians classify the Eucharist as a sacrament, but many Protestant traditions avoid the term sacrament, preferring ordinance.
- Most churches regard baptism as a sacrament, or sign of grace; some regard it simply as an ordinance, or rite, commanded by Christ.
- A. The parts of a sacrament are two: The one an outward and sensible sign; the other, and inward and spiritual grace, thereby signified.
- The Sacraments: Methodists believe that a sacrament is a "visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace" instituted by Jesus Christ.
- The Sacrament is offered weekly and all active members are taught to prepare to partake of each opportunity.
- Those who partake of the Sacrament promise always to remember Jesus and keep his commandments.
- Some have doubted that the consecration of a priest as a bishop is a sacrament.
- Holy orders or ordination to the priesthood or as a bishop or deacon is a sacrament in Catholic theology.
- Views concerning both what rites are sacramental, and what it means for an act to be a sacrament vary among Christian denominations and traditions.
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