Mar 11, · To summarize, “sanctification” is a translation of the Greek word hagiasmos, meaning “holiness” or “a separation.” In the past, God granted us justification, a once-for-all, positional holiness in Christ. Now, God guides us to maturity, a practical, progressive holiness.
Mar 11, · Question: "What is justification? What does it mean to be justified?" Answer: Simply put, to justify is to declare righteous, to make one right with God. Justification is God’s declaring those who receive Christ to be righteous, based on Christ’s righteousness being imputed to the accounts of those who receive Christ (2 Corinthians ).
Feb 11, · Scarification patterns on sculptures are not only marks of beauty, but marks of one’s lineage as well, and in some cases protection against evil spirits. Lastly, in Africa like in Polynesia, scarification is more visible on darker skinned people than say, tattoos. There are aesthetic, religious, and social reasons for scarification.
Crocodile scarification is an ancient initiation practised by the Chambri tribe of Papua New Guinea COMING of age rituals are common among ancient tribes, but most involve turning boys into men. You’ll never guess what’s happening here. ROWENA RYAN, Travel Reporter.
Papua New Guinea Scarification During the wagan initiation ceremony which celebrates the return of the ancestral crocodile, young men from this region are initiated into manhood. The skin on the chest, back and buttocks of the initiate is cut with a bamboo sliver to .