Major Divisions of Christianity – Part 3 The Sacraments

First off, it must be stated that the term, sacrament, is a human term, and thus, churches choosing to use this term are also free to define it as they see fit. Because of this some churches choose not to use this term at all, since it is not a scriptural term, but still baptize people, marry people, celebrate the Lord’s Supper and so on. For those churches that use this term, it is always a rite carried out by the church.

The Orthodox church of America, while listing the same 7 sacraments as the Roman Catholic Church, writes in their website (The Orthodox Faith - Volume II - Worship - The Sac...


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