second blessing

noun

Definition of second blessing 

: sanctification as a second gift of the Holy Spirit that follows an initial experience of conversion

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The second blessing will be of infants born in the last 12 months, whcih commemorates the blessing of the Christ child at the temple, marked Feb. 2. Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, "‘Levantada de niño’ today at Mission Concepción," 3 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of second blessing

1891, in the meaning defined above

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