church visible

church visible
noun
: the whole body of actually professed Christians on earth — distinguished from church invisible

* * *

Theol.
the entire body of Christian believers on earth. Cf. church invisible.
[1555-65]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Church visible — one holy Church is to continue forever. The Church is the congregation of saints, in which the Gospel is rightly taught and the Sacraments are rightly administered. –Augsburg Confession[1] Church visible is a term of Christian theology and eccl …   Wikipedia

  • church visible — Theol. the entire body of Christian believers on earth. Cf. church invisible. [1555 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • church visible —  Церковь видимая …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Church —    Derived probably from the Greek kuriakon (i.e., the Lord s house ), which was used by ancient authors for the place of worship.    In the New Testament it is the translation of the Greek word ecclesia, which is synonymous with the Hebrew kahal …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Church of St John the Baptist, Asenovgrad — Church of St John the Baptist …   Wikipedia

  • visible church — noun : church visible * * * Visible Church noun The body of professing Christians on earth at any specific moment • • • Main Entry: ↑visible …   Useful english dictionary

  • church invisible — noun : the entire company of those on earth and in afterlife who whether members of the church visible or not belong to the faithful for whom it is believed God has destined salvation * * * Theol. the entire body of Christian believers on earth… …   Useful english dictionary

  • visible — adj. 1 a that can be seen by the eye. b (of light) within the range of wavelengths to which the eye is sensitive. 2 that can be perceived or ascertained; apparent, open (has no visible means of support; spoke with visible impatience). 3 (of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • church invisible — Theol. the entire body of Christian believers on earth and in heaven. Cf. church visible. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Church Army Chapel, Blackheath — Drawing by E.T. Spashett General information Architectural style Modern …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”