Question A Sacrament is an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace.
This is Question 136 of the Baltimore Catechism, a work in the public domain.
What is an outward sign of inward grace?
A HUG is an outward sign of inward grace.
When Jesus embraced cripples, they walked again. When he kissed the cheek of a leper, scales fell from his face. When he hugged a child, the child felt not fear but blessing and love.
A HUG is a Sacrament…