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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.christly - resembling or showing the spirit of Christ
christian - following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
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We are pleased to partner with PECB International to be able to assist in the delivery of their ISO training courses and certification for our valued customers," says John Christly, CEO of OMC Systems LLC.
Finishing as runner-up to James amongst the boys was Christly Pereira, while Prakash Aman was the second runner-up.
Eddy seems to be expressing that Jesus patterned and enabled individual salvation through his own agonizing atonement, rather than substituting his for others; to follow him to his "throne of glory," everyone must drink from the same cup of "sorrowful effort" in proportion as they are able (though that proportion would never, of course, reach that of Jesus, whose virgin birth and saving mission signaled his christly status, a theological point on which Eddy was consistent).
Christly adds that his organization also complies with payment card industry (PCI) standards of the PCI Security Standards Council.
Starting with the high Christly sublimation for which it yearns and occasionally exceeds, and extending to the extra-linguistic regions of the unnameable, the Virgin Mother occupied the tremendous territory hither and yon of the parenthesis of language.
Christmas may seem challenging when we have faced a loss, but it brings a bright promise with it, the light of Christly love.
A Christian Science practitioner was prayerfully supporting me and she told me, "With your God-given Christly qualities, everyone would want to hire you.