Word of God


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Noun1.Word of God - a manifestation of the mind and will of God
manifestation - a clear appearance; "a manifestation of great emotion"
2.Word of God - the sacred writings of the Christian religionsWord of God - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
family Bible - a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Testament - either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
covenant - (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
eisegesis - personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesis - an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
text - a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
Gabriel - (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, Noah's flood, the Flood - (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
demythologise, demythologize - remove the mythical element from (writings); "the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"
3.Word of God - the message of the Gospel of Christ
evangel, Gospel, Gospels - the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
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In reality he was much in earnest and sometimes suffered prolonged periods of re- morse because he could not go crying the word of God in the highways and byways of the town.
At least I shall not be a hypocrite, preaching the word of God with my mind thinking of the shoulders and neck of a woman who does not belong to me.
And when he should be summoned hence, he trusted to meet blessed spirits in another world, whose bliss would have been earned by his patient toil in translating the word of God.
Hatfield was one of those who 'bind heavy burdens, and grievous to be borne, and lay them upon men's shoulders, while they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers'; and who 'make the word of God of none effect by their traditions, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Every week they keep a feast to the honour of the apostles and angels; they come to mass with great devotion, and love to hear the word of God.
Here the poor man could forbear no longer, but raised her up, made her kneel by him, and he prayed to God aloud to instruct her in the knowledge of Himself, by His Spirit; and that by some good providence, if possible, she might, some time or other, come to have a Bible, that she might read the word of God, and be taught by it to know Him.
The sowings, the harvests, the wine-presses, all those familiar things which the Scriptures mention, formed a part of her life; the word of God sanctified them; and she loved the lambs with increased tenderness for the sake of the Lamb, and the doves because of the Holy Ghost.
Scriptures are the word of God we have only the testimony of men long
So at least the Word of God should offer some solace, should offer some assurance.
It is Reverend Sankar's sincere hope that this very passionate Prophetic discourse will wholly provoke all, to zealously proclaim the Word of God.
Meanwhile, about half of Americans -- a proportion largely unchanged over the years -- fall in the middle, saying the Bible is the inspired word of God but that not all of it should be taken literally.
People listen and respond to incessant idle chatter, but if it's the Word of God, is there anyone responding?