What is the difference between sacrament and ordinance? While a sacrament is seen as a means of grace from God, an ordinance is a practice that rather demonstrates the participants’ faith.
What do you understand by a sacramental union among members of the household of God? It is seen as similar to the personal union in the analogue of the uniting of the two perfect natures in the person of Jesus Christ in which both natures remain distinct: the integrity of the bread and wine remain though united with the body and the blood of Christ.
What is a sacramental system? Sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, through which Divine life is given. There are seven Sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony, and Holy Orders.
What is the purpose of the sacramental? A sacramental in Christianity is a material object or action (in Latin sacramentalia) ritually blessed by a priest to signal its association with the sacraments and so to incite reverence during acts of worship.