The Sacraments

Le lebitso fana ka maikutlo a, the Sacraments are sacred rites instituted in the Church by Jesus. Properly speaking, ho na le tse supileng Sacraments e K'hatholike tumelo: Kolobetso, Tiisetsa hore, le Selallo, Ipolela, Lenyalo, Litaelo tsa, le E tlotsang ea ho ba Kulang.

Image of The Seven Sacraments by Rogier Van Der Weyden

Through the Sacraments believers receive God’s grace through material things like water, bohobe, veine le oli.

The Sacraments may be understood as outward signs that convey the grace they signify. Metsi, ka mohlala, bontša bohloeki le bophelo. By mohau oa Molimo, metsi a Kolobetso ha e le hantle hloekisa moea oa sebe le tlale ka ho eona le Molimo bophelo (bona Kosepele ea Johanne e, 3:5, le Liketso ea Baapostola, 2:38). The Sacraments ba patterned ka mor'a hore Incarnation, eo Molimo a, ea moea ho ba, le ile la nama ea motho–le e sa bonahaleng e mong ile ea e-bonahalang.

Khopolo ea mohau a ntse a isoa ka lintho tse bonahalang ke le Bibele kgopolo.

Ka Testamenteng e Ncha le mong, re bona metsi a sebelisa ka tsela ena (hape, bona John 3:5; 9:7; Liketso ea Baapostola, 8:37; Pauluse a Lengolo le Eang ho Tite 3:5; kapa Petrose Pele Lengolo le 3:20 – 21); hammoho le oli (bona Kosepele ea Mareka e 6:13, or the Lengolo la James 5:14); letsopa (bona John 9:6); liaparo tsa (Mark 5:25 kapa Luka 8:43); esita le lisakatuku (bona Liketso ea Baapostola 19:11-12).

Mohau oa Molimo e fetisoa ka tse ling tse nang le kelello lintho tse, le eena o, such as Mary’s voice and Peter’s shadow (bona Kosepele ea Luka 1:41, 44, le Liketso ea Baapostola 5:15, ka ho latellana).