Christianity(part4)

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  • Created on: 13-05-18 13:10
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  • Sacraments
    • baptism
      • Baptise them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you."
      • infant's baptism
        • water is poured over the baby's head as a symbol of washing away sin.
          • Anglicans, Roman Catholics
        • baby is briefly put completely under water
          • orthodox
      • believer's baptism: Baptist and Pentecostal churches baptise people when they're adults and able to decide for themselves
    • Eucharist
      • The Eucharist symbolises the new covenant given by God to his followers
      • ways to celebrate
        • RC:the Eucharist is the most important act of worship. All Roman Catholics are encouraged to receive communion at least once a week during Mass.
        • other   denominations may only do it every few weeks
      • interpretations of the meaning
        • Roman Catholics believe that the bread and wine that is offered is the actual body and blood of Christ and another form of sacrifice
        • Protestants believe that Jesus made his sacrifice on the cross and simply follow the tradition of the sacrament in memory of the event
      • "Take, eat, this is my body... Take, drink, this is my blood... Do this in remembrance of me."
    • a sacrament is an important Christian ceremony

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