One canonized by the church.
To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or reputation of a saint to (some one).
A word derived from Latin sacer, which can mean both holy and cursed. It is telling that in Caucasian cultures the idea of holiness is tied up with the idea of condemnation, since gay people, who are revered as spiritual guides in non-Caucasian cultures, are condemned in Caucasian cultures.
A member of the Church who by an exemplary life of holiness and virtue has been officially listed in the role of saints by the Church following the processes of beatification and canonization. To whom we may render veneration.
Name given to persons considered to be "holy." Used in a special sense in Roman Catholicism for deceased persons who are believed to have entered God's presence (see heaven) and thus can provide special benefits to humankind (e.g. intercession by the saints). Used more generally in protestant Christianity for all believers. See also wali, zaddik.
seint] = a person who died and has been declared holy
saint is a special person who lived a holy life. The life of a saint shows us how to follow Jesus.
The title given to exemplary Christians who are regarded with respect and invoked in prayer
Persons of exceptional holiness in life who are formally recognished by the Christian Church , especially through canonization.
Throughout the centuries of Christian history many women and men have been identified by the community as models of spiritual life, outstanding examples of the progress made along the spiritual path. These men and women were not different or special in some fundamental way from any other human. They were not perfect, for example. Simply, their sainthood was a result of extra-ordinary effort made by ordinary people.
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
in the Catholic church; declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"
a Believer in God and in our Lord Jesus Christ who died for our sins
a chosen person who is better than everybody else
a Christian, so Christian Church is a scriptural name
a Christian who lets God's light shine through
a creature of vast possibilities, knit into shape by the ruling personality of God
a disciple of Jesus Christ
a former human being, now dead, whose spirit is said to dwell in heaven with God
a human creature fully conformed to the will of God
a living assurance for others for God-realisation
a living assurance for others for God-realization
a man who understands this and so is able to help God's plans along by working for him
a mirror who reflects not himself but Christ
an individual who has been able to stay focused on God and the attributes of God
an ordinary person who has a dream, a goal, and a desire to follow Christ's teachings and they have a great faith in God
an ordinary person who has carried out his life with extraordinary holiness
an ordinary person who has mastered the art of loving
a normal person, a person as God made him
a person in whom all sin-the principle of death-is cancelled out and replaced by the living splendor of divine grace
a person officially honored by the Roman Catholic Church as someone who has achieved heavenly glory and one through which the Lord chooses to display extraordinary generosity
a person recognized as having lived an exceptionally good and holy life
a person that has died and went to Heaven
a person the light shines through, she replied
a person too, unlike an angel, and angel is unearthly, I am
a person who at a certain time in history reveals the face of Christ to those around him
a person who gives of himself totally and freely, without strings
a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return
a person who has achieved moral perfection and moved on to the next world
a person who is aspiring for God-Realization and who has reached a high degree of purity of mind
a person who, while fully in touch with life's realities, dares to have faith that God's promises are real, that they can be trusted, and that they can transform our lives even now, while we continue to hope for their full and final presence
a person with no sense of irony
a sinner saved by God's grace
a sinner that never gave up
a sinner that never gives up
a sinner who keeps on trying
a sinner whom Christ has redeemed, not someone who had no sins to redeem
a sinner who never gave up
a person whose virtue and holiness was considered to be proven and who was already with God; a saint was considered capable of interceding with God on behalf of a person who prayed to them, and of performing miracles
From the Latin word sanctus, â€œholy.â€ An exemplary Christian whose virtues are worthy of imitation.
In general, any person who is now in heaven. In the Catholic Church, a deceased person who has lived a holy life and performed at least two miracles can be considered a saint (i.e., definitely in heaven). See Canonization of Saints.
The words saint and holy have the same meaning. The only difference is in the usage: we use saint to refer to people and holy to refer to objects. A saint can be any of the following: A person who has been set aside for a holy life; in this sense, all Christians are saints, as in Philippians 1:1. A person whose life is upheld as spiritually exemplary. In some churches, there is a process for recognizing saints. In the Roman Catholic Church, it is a formal, centralized process. In Orthodox churches, the process is not centralized. In the Episcopal Church, it is done informally by the Prayer Book committee. In common usage, the word saint can refer to a deceased Christian, as in the phrase â€œmy sainted mother.
A deceased person officially recognized by the Church as being entitled to veneration and capable of intercession for people still living.
A holy person, a faithful Christian, one who shares life in Christ. The term may also indicate one who has been formally canonized or recognized as a saint by church authority.
Literally, "a holy person." With God as the source of true holiness, all Christians are called to be saints (see Rom. 16:2; 1 Cor. 1:1, 2). But from the earliest times, the Church has designated certain outstanding men and women who have departed this life and reached deification as worthy of veneration and canonization as saints or holy persons.
Person of exceptional holiness or virtue who is officially recognized by the Church as being entitled to public veneration.
One who has led a pure and holy life and has been inscribed in the list of Saints and whose memory is celebrated on a given day.
Greek hagios, equivalent to Hebrew kadosh, hasid, and tzaddik, meaning: holy one, righteous, just, sacred, set-apart, consecrated, godly, spiritual leader, dedicated, faithful, merciful and kind.
a person who is considered holy by the church
A very holy person. Usually, it is someone who has been dead for many years and has been canonized by the Catholic Church. Saints do not have to pass through purgatory.
A Puritan who had experienced religious conversion and had been admitted to membership in a Puritan church was referred to as a saint.
a person cleansed from sin and set apart for God
saint is a holy one. Every Christian is a saint because the Holy Spirit has brought him to faith. Through faith every believer in Christ has received the forgiveness of sins and has been covered with Jesus' perfect righteousness.
Saint is a term used to refer to someone who is a holy person. The term comes from the New Testament, where it is used to refer to all Christian believers. Over the years the term has grown to be used and accepted in other Christian, religious, and even secular contexts, to refer to those who are considered to be exceptionally virtuous or glorified in heaven.
Saint is a 2006 novel written by best-selling Christian author Ted Dekker.