Ever wonder what the sign of the cross is, where it comes from, and why it’s used? Does one have to use it?
“Signing oneself with the cross is an act of sanctification, which means “setting apart.” Our souls, our bodies, and our lives are set apart for Christ, under and in his cross. For example, many people sign themselves before receiving communion. They are set apart to God.”
Read “The Sign of the Cross” article on AnglicanPastor.com.