Mother of God


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Mother of God

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a title given to the Virgin Mary: used in Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches to emphasize the belief that Jesus was God
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Moth′er of God′


n.
a title of the Virgin Mary.
[1375–1425]
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References in classic literature ?
In joy and wo - in good and ill - Mother of God, be with me still!
Go to Kolyazin where a wonder-working icon of the Holy Mother of God has been revealed.' On hearing those words I said good-by to the holy folk and went."
"So I come, master, and the people say to me: 'A great blessing has been revealed, holy oil trickles from the cheeks of our blessed Mother, the Holy Virgin Mother of God'...."
Every month they commemorate the assumption of the Virgin Mary, and are of opinion that no Christians beside themselves have a true sense of the greatness of the mother of God, or pay her the honours that are due to her.
They are possessed with a strange notion that they are the only true Christians in the world; as for us, they shunned us as heretics, and were under the greatest surprise at hearing us mention the Virgin Mary with the respect which is due to her, and told us that we could not be entirely barbarians since we were acquainted with the mother of God. It plainly appears that prepossessions so strong, which receive more strength from the ignorance of the people, have very little tendency to dispose them to a reunion with the Catholic Church.
First--"The Mother of God"--otherwise the Virgin Mary.
So, I asked Potapitch where all these gentry had come from; for, thought I, maybe the Holy Mother of God will help our mistress among them.
``The presence of the mother of God were no protection,'' answered the old woman.
"The true Allah protect thee, Lady, and that blessed Marien who is the true mother of God, and who has put it into thy heart to go to the land of the Christians, because she loves thee.
By the blessed Mother of God! cried the trembling peasant, "I swear to you that in the darkness I have myself lost the path."
In the name of the Holy Mother of God, sire, listen to me!
(8) "Land Pathology," in River of the Mother of God.