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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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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 misinterpreted as a ... Christians 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 ☧ ...
Eutyches - Controversy
... of Patriarch Nestorius, Eutyches declared that Christ was "a fusion of human and divine elements", causing his own denunciation as a heretic twenty years after the First Council of Ephesus at the 451 AD Council of ... According 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 ... asserting that human nature and divine nature were combined into the single nature of Christ that of the incarnate Word ...
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 ... church tradition teaches that she received the Life of Christ in her womb ...
Holy Lance - Biblical References
... 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, and one of the main themes ... of water into the wine before 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 of baptismal waters ...
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 ... must hold to them, and see how they believe, live and teach they surely have Christ in their midst ...

More definitions of "christ":

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

Famous quotes containing the word christ:

    But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 6:11.

    “English! they are barbarians; they don’t believe in the great God.” I told him, “Excuse me, Sir. We do believe in God, and in Jesus Christ too.” “Um,” says he, “and in the Pope?” “No.” “And why?” This was a puzzling question in these circumstances.... I thought I would try a method of my own, and very gravely replied, “Because we are too far off.” A very new argument against the universal infallibility of the Pope.
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    When the precepts and example of Jesus Christ fully interpermeate society, to labor with the hands will be regarded not only as a duty but a privilege.
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800–1878)