What does sign mean in the definition of sacrament?


How do we understand the word sign in the definition of sacrament?



Usually the “Outward Sign” is the action or thing that can be perceived by the senses.


Bro Rich:

Does the sign give the grace?


The sign itself does not give grace, the Sacrament does, the sign is a necessary part of the Sacrament.


Bro Rich


To what does the sign point?



Toward the spiritual effect of the Sacrament.


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