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Christ 1

Jesus as considered in Christianity to be the Messiah.

Christ 2

The Messiah, as foretold by the prophets of the Hebrew Scriptures. Often used with the.

[Middle English Crist, from Old English Crīst, from Latin Chrīstus, from Greek Khrīstos, from khrīstos, anointed, verbal adj. of khrīein, to anoint; see ghrēi- in Indo-European roots.]

Christ′like′ adj.
Christ′li·ness n.
Christ′ly adj.


(Theology) resembling or showing the spirit of Jesus Christ
ˈChristˌlikeness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.christlike - resembling or showing the spirit of Christ
christian - following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ


[ˈkraɪstlaɪk] ADJcomo Cristo


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And so he who would lead a Christlike life is he who is perfectly and absolutely himself.
I have spoken of my admiration for General Armstrong, and yet he was but a type of that Christlike body of men and women who went into the Negro schools at the close of the war by the hundreds to assist in lifting up my race.
These three verses are packed with invitations so characteristic of genuine Christlike attitude: Be merciful, stop judging, forgive, and give generously.
No less than an example of a Christlike suffering and death.
because its "Life in Christ" lived with Christlike people with whom you share life here and now and for all eternity.
During the Mass, the priest, choir, rituals, incense, altar images, stained glass windows, and statues of angels and saints around the chapel create a sacred environment for followers to imbue themselves with Christlike qualities.
But it is Christlike to be kind, even to those who aren't nice to us, and especially to people who are in need of our helping hand.
With this kindness he could become more Christlike, but we tend to forget Saul's story.
This later grew into my book, Grace and Truth: Toward Christlike Relationships with Muslims.
My heartfelt appreciation goes out to Sister Monica David for her compassionate and Christlike outreach to the transgender community.
It seems to me that we need a renewal of Christlike leadership, and we need a return to the Lord himself.

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