Sanctification

Sanctification is the act or process of acquiring sanctity, of being made or becoming holy. `Sanctity` is an ancient concept widespread among religions. It is a gift given through the power of God to a person or thing which is then considered sacred or set apart in an official capacity within the religion, in general anything from a temple, to v.....
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Sanctification

• (n.) The act of sanctifying or making holy; the state of being sanctified or made holy; • (n.) The act of consecrating, or of setting apart for a sacred purpose; consecration. • (n.) the act of God`s grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin and the world, and exalted to a supreme love to God; also, t...
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sanctification

(from the article `grace`) in Christian theology, the spontaneous, unmerited gift of the divine favour in the salvation of sinners, and the divine influence operating in man ... An important aspect of Sabbath and festival observance is sanctification. The Sabbath and festivals sanctified the Jews more than the Jews sanctified ... re...
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sanctification

1. The act of sanctifying or making holy; the being sanctified or made holy; especially. ... The act of God's grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin and the world, and exalted to, a supreme love to God; also, the state of being thus purified or sanctified. 'God hath from the baginning chosen you to salvation throug...
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sanctification

noun a religious ceremony in which something is made holy
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Sanctification

Sanc`ti·fi·ca'tion noun [ Latin sanctificatio : confer French sanctification .] 1. The act of sanctifying or making holy; the state of being sanctified or made holy; esp. (Theol.) , the act of God's grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin a...
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sanctification

sanctification 1. In theology, the action of the Holy Spirit in sanctifying or making holy the believer, by the implanting within him of the Christian graces and the destruction of sinful affections. Also, the condition or process of being so sanctified. 2. The action of consecrating or setting apart as holy or for a sacred use or purpose; hallowin...
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Sanctification

Sanctification is slang for blackmail, usually applied to the blackmailing of a diplomat for the extortion of political favours.
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Sanctification

the process through which a person is incorporated ever more fully into the spiritual reality of Christ, or being made more like Christ.
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sanctification

[n] - a religious ceremony in which something is made holy
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