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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 ... believing people one must hold to them, and see how they believe, live and teach they surely have Christ in their midst ...
Eutyches - Controversy
... as a heretic in combating 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 years ... 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 ... that human nature and divine nature were combined into the single nature of Christ that of the incarnate Word ...
Christ - Symbols
... alphabet initial, as an abbreviation for Christ (most commonly in the abbreviation "Χmas") is often misinterpreted as a modern secularization of the term ... are sometimes referred to as "Xians," with the 'X' replacing 'Christ ... by superimposing the first two Greek letters in Christ ( Greek "Χριστός"), chi = ch and rho = r, to produce ☧ ...
Holy Lance - Biblical References
... blood and water as emanating from the pierced heart and body cavity of Christ, also acknowledge the allegorical interpretation it represents one of 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 ... of the 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 ...
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 ... occasionally applied to the Theotokos since church tradition teaches that she received the Life of Christ in her womb ...

More definitions of "christ":

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

Famous quotes containing the word christ:

    Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Savior. Just as the church is subject to Christ, so also wives ought to be, in everything, to their husbands. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her...
    Bible: New Testament, Ephesians 5:21-25.

    Ring out the darkness of the land,
    Ring in the Christ that is to be.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    The North is full of tangled things and texts and aching eyes
    And dead is all the innocence of anger and surprise,
    And Christian killeth Christian in a narrow dusty room,
    And Christian dreadeth Christ that hath a newer face of doom,
    And Christian hateth Mary that God kissed in Galilee,
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)