Cross Symbols

 

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Cross Symbols - All Christians share the belief that Jesus died to save us from sin and his resurrection offers salvation to all who follow the faith. Christianity is the biggest religion in Europe, Australia and America. Important Christian Cross Symbols include the Cross, the Bible, Communion and Saints - Cross Symbols

A comprehensive guide to the different cross symbols of the Christian faith.

Discover the history and religious beliefs surrounding a selection of Cross Symbols. Christians believe in God and Jesus Christ. There are many different religious denominations of Christians including Baptist, Methodists, Catholics and Born Again Christians. All Christians share the belief that Jesus died to save us from sin and his resurrection offers salvation to all who follow the faith. Christianity is the biggest religion in Europe, Australia and America. Important Christian Cross Symbols include the Crucifix, Chi-Rho, Calvary Cross and Celtic Cross.

 

Cross Symbols - Meaning
There are many religions worshipped all over the world, one of the the largest of these is Christianity. Cross Symbols are a vital part of Christianity, they are objects that followers worship and pray to. They are tools for teaching the religion to others and items are often passed down from generation to generation. Each individual religious symbol has its own deep significance.

Cross Symbols - Chi-Rho
  • The Chi-Rho Christogram is one of the best known cross symbols. An example is pictured on the right
  • A Christogram is a monogram or combination of letters that forms an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ
  • The symbol is formed by superimposing the first two letters Chi and Rho (ΧΡ) of the Greek word "ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ" which translates to Christ.
Catholic Symbols - Chi-Rho
Cross Symbols - Different Crosses
The Cross is without a doubt one of the most universally recognised symbols in the world! People from every nation and religion identify the cross as a symbol of Christianity. Christians everywhere wear their cross pendants or necklaces as outward symbols of their Christian faith.
Crucifix Symbols - Cross with three-dimensional model of Jesus being crucified, early versions were called 'Christus Rex' depicting Christ crowned and robed

Latin Cross Symbols - Also known as the Passion cross or Plain cross is recognised by its long upright

Calvary Cross Symbols -  This is a Latin cross mounted on three steps as its base, three steps are symbolic, the bottom step represents Charity, the middle step represents Hope and the top step represents Faith.

Celtic Cross Symbols - Also known as the Iona Cross has the addition of a circle to represent eternal life.
Catholic Symbols - Cross

Cross Symbols - Facts

  • Usually the church building where Christians worship is in the shape of a cross, a constant reminder of Jesus' crucifixion

  • Saint Catherine has a firework named after her! She died for her belief in the Christian faith and was nailed to a flaming cross, today this flaming spinning cross is commonly known as a Catherine Wheel!

  • The Chi-Rho Christogram is one of the best known cross symbols. It is a monogram or combination of letters that forms an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ

Cross Symbols - Triqueta
The triqueta symbol represents the trinity. 'Triquetra' means three cornered shape and is a very popular symbol in Celtic art, more specifically in Insular art which is found in many beautiful illuminated manuscripts. The trinity knot is believed to represent God as three separate forms; the father, the son and the holy spirit. These three forms exist as one, hence the intertwining form of the knot.

Cross Symbols - Triqueta

Cross Symbols - Definition of Belief
Being religious is defined as the outward act or form by which a person indicates their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due. Having a religious belief or faith is being in awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies, or by the conduct of life. Religion is a framework of beliefs relating to supernatural or superhuman beings or forces that transcend the everyday material world. Being religious is to have a strong belief, a faith in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality".

Dream Explanation - Religious
Dreaming that you are deeply religious, foretells of a negative turn to your business affairs and a disruption to your life. Dreaming that you are over religious means that your goody goody character will repulsed your lover or mate.

Cross Symbols - Spirituality
Discover facts and information about a huge range of spiritual and religious emblems and signs. Read about each individual emblem and its significance to the Christian faith. What is the significance of the Chi-Rho cross for Christians? What is the secret symbol for Christ? What is the cross so symbolic for Christians? Find out interesting facts about the sacred Bible. Discover the answers to these questions and many more, a useful educational resource for everyone.

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