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Christ

Christ (/kraɪst/) (ancient Greek: Χριστός, Christós, meaning 'anointed') is a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (Māšîaḥ), the Messiah, and is used as a title for Jesus in the New Testament.

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Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus - Protestant Interpretation of The Dogma
... Therefore he who would find Christ must first find the Church ... How should we know where Christ and his faith were, if we did not know where his believers are? And he who would know anything of Christ must not trust himself nor build a bridge to heaven by his ... live and teach they surely have Christ in their midst ...
Eutyches - Controversy
... this assertion of Patriarch Nestorius, Eutyches declared that Christ was "a fusion of human and divine elements", causing his own denunciation as a heretic twenty ... to Nestorius, all the human experiences and attributes of Christ are to be assigned to 'the man', as a distinct personal subject from God the Word, though united to God the Word from the moment of his ... asserting that human nature and divine nature were combined into the single nature of Christ that of the incarnate Word ...
Holy Lance - Biblical References
... reality of blood and water as emanating from the pierced heart and body cavity of Christ, also acknowledge the allegorical interpretation it represents one of the main key teachings/mysteries of the Church ... the consecration, an act which acknowledges Christ's humanity and divinity and recalls the issuance of blood and water from Christ's side on the cross ... blood and water, explaining that the blood is a symbol of the divine mercy of Christ, while the water is a symbol of His divine compassion and of baptismal waters ...
Zoodochos
... It refers to an attribute of the tomb of Christ, known as the Zoodochos Taphos in the Eastern Orthodox Church ... The tomb of Christ is considered a symbol of the Resurrection in Eastern Christianity ... Theotokos since church tradition teaches that she received the Life of Christ in her womb ...
Christ - Symbols
... Chrismon The use of "Χ," derived from Chi, the Greek alphabet initial, as an abbreviation for Christ (most commonly in the abbreviation "Χmas") is often ... Christians are sometimes referred to as "Xians," with the 'X' replacing 'Christ ... formed by superimposing the first two Greek letters in Christ ( Greek "Χριστός"), chi = ch and rho = r, to produce ☧ ...

More definitions of "christ":

  • (noun): Any expected deliverer.
    Synonyms: messiah

Famous quotes containing the word christ:

    Has Christ been divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 1:13.

    Rejoice ye pure in heart,
    Rejoice, give thanks, and sing;
    Your orient banners wave on high,
    The cross of Christ your King.
    Edward Plumptre (1821–1891)

    I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus...
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 1:4.