Definitions for Sacramentˈsæk rə mənt
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a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction
A sacred act or ceremony in Christianity. In Roman Catholic theology, a sacrament is defined as "an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace."
Origin: From sacramentum, from sacro, from sacer, originally sum deposited by parties to a suit.
the oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath
the pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a sacred thing; a mystery
one of the solemn religious ordinances enjoined by Christ, the head of the Christian church, to be observed by his followers; hence, specifically, the eucharist; the Lord's Supper
to bind by an oath
A sacrament is a sacred rite recognized as of particular importance and significance. There are various views on the existence and meaning of such rites.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a ceremonial observance in the Christian Church divinely instituted as either really or symbolically a means, and in any case a pledge, of grace.
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- سر مقدسArabic
- све́та та́јнаMacedonian
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