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Definition of Sacrament

Sacrament

  1. The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath.
  2. The pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a sacred thing; a mystery.
  3. 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.
  4. To bind by an oath.

Sacrament Quotations

Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
Boris Pasternak

The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
Saint Augustine

I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman.
Bill Frist

Every sacrament meeting ought to be a spiritual feast.
Gordon B. Hinckley

Confession is something we will never outgrow, even if we become the saints God made us to be. Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa of Calcutta were revered even during their lifetime; but both made frequent use of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Donald Wuerl
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Sacrament Translations

sacrament in Dutch is sacrament
sacrament in French is sacrement
sacrament in German is Sakrament
sacrament in Spanish is sacramento
sacrament in Swedish is sakrament
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