Lively stones

(Script.) saints, as being quickened by the Spirit, and active in holiness.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
And thus, O circular philosopher, I hear some reader exclaim, you have arrived at a fine Pyrrhonism, at an equivalence and indifferency of all actions, and would fain teach us that if we are true, forsooth, our crimes may be lively stones out of which we shall construct the temple of the true God!
Art of Friendship also promised to thrill guests with performances by Pillars, Lively stones,sound of many waters,while, Koffi, Igos, Bash,Mc Nomaris,Open Teeth,Head of State, Dr warri and other comedians will join Edo Charles to crack ribs.
"YE also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, to offer up spiritual scarifies acceptable to God by Christ Jesus."