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a religious ceremony in which something is made holy

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Other examples of Wesley's both/and theology include his emphasis on faith alone and holy living, grace and works, justification and sanctification, evangelism and social action, God's sovereignty and human responsibility/freedom.
The Holy Spirit causes our sanctification by the following: the communion of saints or the Christian Church, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting.
Although no research exists regarding the sanctification of the division of household labor, sanctification has been studied with respect to marriage.
By "cultivating a life of prayer," he told the priests, one can transform daily work into the "gymnasium of your sanctification.
Keywords: parental aggravation, newborns, religion, child temperament, growth-curve modeling, sanctification
The Christian faith is about the sanctification of life, its elements, motions and movements.
it is not too early to assert that the protest emerged out of a long-standing sense of humiliation and anger at the sanctification of Islamophobia in the West and at the failure of the political institutions in the new North Africa to take into consideration the sacrifices and the programs of the Islamists.
is the dynamic of salvation in which the dynamic of sanctification is 'garbed'" (58).
The Second Vatican Council taught in Lumen gentium that "Many elements of sanctification and of truth are found outside" the visible confines of the Catholic Church.
Raymond Lahey has accepted the Decree of Dismissal, which also requires him to pray the Liturgy of the Hours in reparation for the harm and the scandal he has caused, and for the sanctification of clergy.
Whether entire sanctification occurred in a single experience of consecration or gradually over time (Methodists and non-Methodists differed on the soteriological nuances), the holiness movement stressed that Christian belief should cause a genuine change of behavior expressed in family life and church life, and through social reform.
Hashimi said, during his visit today to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate and his meeting with chairman of the Syndicate, Muayad Al Lami, and a large crowd of journalists, that "building a model of the new Iraq requires a free and responsible press that writes to address the imbalance, not for the sanctification of the officials, and this is what we aim at developing and consolidating in the paths of journalistic work, which was marked over the past few years with courage in unveiling the malfunctioning sites and ways of treatment.
NNA - 23/02/2011 Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir officiated Wednesday at Saint Peter Church of Vatican, on the occasion of Saint Maroun statue sanctification.
A 20-acre plot has been acquired for this purpose where Bhoomi Pooja (Ground Worship and Sanctification Ceremony) was held in the recent past when priests invoked the blessings of Goddess Earth as per Vedic traditions.
In contrast, the grand rabbi of the Slonim Hassidic dynasty declared, In the struggle over the sanctification of God, even if they stand us before a firing squad, we will not cave in and will not compromise