Christian church


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Noun1.Christian church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worshipChristian church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
Christendom, Christianity - the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia); "for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom"
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church, Armenian Church - an independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300; was influenced by both Roman and Byzantine traditions
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
Nestorian Church - a Christian Church in the Middle East that followed Nestorianism; there is still a small Nestorian Church in Iraq
Coptic Church - the ancient Christian church of Egypt
Protestant Church, Protestant - the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
Unification Church - a Christian church (with some Buddhist elements) founded in 1954 by Sun Myung Moon and known for staging mass weddings and other communal activities
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
2.Christian Church - a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
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Surely this is to bring down the Holy Ghost, instead of the likeness of a dove, in the shape of a vulture or raven; and set, out of the bark of a Christian church, a flag of a bark of pirates, and assassins.
Son of darkness, he added, turning to Queequeg, art thou at present in communion with any christian church? Why, said I, he's a member of the first Congregational Church.
They say that a pagan temple stood where Notre Dame now stands, in the old Roman days, eighteen or twenty centuries ago--remains of it are still preserved in Paris; and that a Christian church took its place about A.D.
The very constitution of the Christian church is not attacked by it.
to love the interest of the Christian Church, and the good of other men's souls!
Whether there were any Lizzies in the early Christian Church must be considered very doubtful, very doubtful.' Miss Peecher was exceedingly sage here.
Clare servants; and the gentleman to whom they belong, and to whom the money for their sale is to be transmitted, is a member of a Christian church in New York, who will receive the money, and go thereafter to the sacrament of his Lord and theirs, and think no more of it.
'Do you mean to say, child, that any human being has gone into a Christian church, and got herself named Peggotty?'
Christianity is rightly dear to the best of mankind; yet was there never a young philosopher whose breeding had fallen into the Christian church by whom that brave text of Paul's was not specially prized:--"Then shall also the Son be subject unto Him who put all things under him, that God may be all in all." Let the claims and virtues of persons be never so great and welcome, the instinct of man presses eagerly onward to the impersonal and illimitable, and gladly arms itself against the dogmatism of bigots with this generous word out of the book itself.
The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside.
Such is, very briefly, my view of the religion of this land; and to avoid any misunderstanding, grow- ing out of the use of general terms, I mean by the religion of this land, that which is revealed in the words, deeds, and actions, of those bodies, north and south, calling themselves Christian churches, and yet in union with slaveholders.
She was a lifelong member of Assumption Christian Church. The highlight of her life was a trip to the Holy Land.

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