man of God


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man of God

n. pl. men of God
A clergyman.

man of God

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a saint or prophet
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a clergyman

cler•gy•man

(ˈklɜr dʒi mən)

n., pl. -men.
a member of the clergy.
[1570–80]
usage: See -man.
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He wanted to be a man of God and a leader among men of God.
The beginning of the most materialistic age in the history of the world, when wars would be fought without patrio- tism, when men would forget God and only pay attention to moral standards, when the will to power would replace the will to serve and beauty would be well-nigh forgotten in the terrible headlong rush of mankind toward the acquiring of possessions, was telling its story to Jesse the man of God as it was to the men about him.
My sister," said an adjacent Man of God, solemnly, "you cannot stop the wicked from going to Chicago by killing them.
Yes, for replenished with the meat and wine of the word, to the faithful man of God, this pulpit, I see, is a self-containing stronghold --a lofty Ehrenbreitstein, with a perennial well of water within the walls.
Mournfully and low the man of God began his eulogy of the dead, and his doleful voice, mingled with the sobbing which it was its purpose to stimulate and sustain, rose and fell, seemed to come and go, like the sound of a sullen sea.
The man of God and the man of the sword might without scandal be united in the same individual.
Oh, you are a man of God, sir," cried Caderousse; "for no one knew that Edmond had given you this diamond, and you might have kept it.
People laugh when I say Russell is a man of God but I'm just waiting for them to see what he does," she added.
Walter was a man of God, a man of great faith, a man of peace and hope, and most especially, a man of love.
Sin, the separation of man from God, becomes nonsensical if God is an attribute of man and man of God.
This mighty man of God uses his talents to offer keen insights into ancient and sacred biblical stories.
Much of the program featured commentary from John's younger brother, Robert, who accurately described him first and foremost as a man of God.