William Sloane Coffin, Jr. - I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments. I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new converts all that we think we know about them.
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones - The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
[ Although Among Impure Light Passes Polluted Sacrament Spiritual Virtue]
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Paul Theroux - From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
[ Childhood Dream Had Holy Implied Life Lived Sacrament Something Taking]
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Alan Watts - It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
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- Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. Whether it is or is not more efficacious I do not know.
[ Baptism Corresponding Efficacious Know Medical More Sacrament Vaccination Whether]
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- If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
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- And there is a difference between the essence of a Sacrament and its use.
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- As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present.
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- I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman.
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- Voting is a civic sacrament.
[ Civic Sacrament Voting]
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- I think maybe L.A. or San Francisco could be rushed, but Sacramento is just laid back!
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- If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
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- I believe that Orthodoxy has been thinking lately, and despite other impressions, that we can't have full sacramental communion if we don't first have a fundamental agreement on the question of the primacy, that still isn't there.
[ Agreement Been Believe Communion Despite First Full Fundamental Impressions Lately Orthodoxy Other Primacy Question Sacramental Still Thinking]
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- I personally believe, as church law sets out, that sanctions are an absolute last resort, particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
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- I was six months old at the time that I was taken, with my mother and father, from Sacramento, California, and placed in internment camps in the United States.
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- I've always had bronchitis. I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it.
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- Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments.
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- The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul, undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life, and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments.
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- Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
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- Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it's a form of sacrament.
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- Meanwhile the Church more and more provided for the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, by practically chaining His influence to the hierarchy and the sacraments.
[ Church Doctrine Hierarchy His Holy Influence Meanwhile More Practically Provided Sacraments Spirit]
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- I can promise you that when I go to Sacramento, I will pump up Sacramento.
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- I went to graduate school at Harvard for one year I worked in the state legislature in Sacramento for one year. I taught school in Compton for two years.
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- I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being.
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- Spiritually good people, pure in heart, who long for the Blessed Sacrament but cannot receive at the time, can receive spiritually... even a hundred times a day, in sickness and in health, with immeasurable grace and profit.
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- Your meditations may be as profound, as exalted, as devout as you like; you may practise every pious exercise you can manage, but all this is as nothing in comparison with the Blessed Sacrament. What we do may be godly, but this sacrament is God Himself!
[ Blessed Comparison Devout Every Exalted Exercise God Godly Himself Manage May Nothing Pious Practise Profound Sacrament Your]
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- Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only: wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood, so am I not bound or ought to affirm, that his blood is there present.
[ Affirm Am Blood Body Bound Bread Christ His Made Only Ought Present Sacrament Similitude Wherefore]
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- No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood are not in the sacrament.
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- God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.
[ Always Coming God Gratitude Him Meet Moment Present Receive Sacrament]
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- In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
[ Always Case Confirmation News Sacrament Should Wait]
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- The Church is the new creation, it is life and joy, it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share the ultimate purpose of God, made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament.
[ Church Creation Fellowship God Hearing Joy Life Made New Now Our Purpose Real Sacrament Sacramental Share Sharing Ultimate Us Which Word]
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- I myself was born in Sacramento, California in 1966.
[ Born California Myself Sacramento]
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