house of prayer


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Noun1.house of prayer - any building where congregations gather for prayer
bethel - a house of worship (especially one for sailors)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chapel - a place of worship that has its own altar
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
meetinghouse, conventicle - a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
masjid, musjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
synagogue, tabernacle, temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
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On their path through the leafless woods they were overtaken by many persons of their acquaintance, all of whom avoided them, and passed by on the other side; but a severer trial awaited their constancy when they had descended the hill, and drew near the pine-built and undecorated house of prayer.
Citing ancient Scriptures, Jesus explained his actions with these words: "My temple will be a house of prayer, but you have turned it into a den of thieves.
A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church
Anna Elizabeth Young, 75, was arrested in Marietta, Georgia, after a year-long investigation into her alleged misconduct while operating House of Prayer for All People, a religious boarding school south of Gainesville, Florida.
The controversial House of Prayer in Achill, Co Mayo, was established in 1993 arising out of the Marian visions witnessed by Christina Gallagher, the first of which took place in 1988.
Faller said 'Noah's Ark,' a house of prayer for guests who do not want to go to the main church, was fully booked for Holy Week.
This week, it's also the site of a modern-day Jerusalem miracle: a communal house of prayer, called "AmenA House of Prayer for All Believers," for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike.
In a letter sent October 20 to the District Department of Transportation, Americans United refuted assertions by the United House of Prayer that installing a bike lane on 6th Street, N.
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They discussed the Bible in the house of prayer and for an hour the killer also sat there full of race hatred, full of evil, yes they were seated with the devil who calmly shot them one by one, taking their lives with his 'birthday' gun.
A House of Prayer for all People: A History of Washington National Cathedral" by Fredrick Quinn provides a definitive history of Washington National Cathedral from its inception to the modern day, focusing finally on the episcopacy of Bishop John T.
Moore and Deaton were among about 20 members of a prayer group loosely affiliated with International House of Prayer, a Grandview-based evangelical Christian group focused on missions and preparation for the end of time.