And of his fatness it would seem had been begotten
his good nature with its allied laziness.
How often we sang,'Very God, begotten
'For God so loved the world that He sent His only begotten
the wavy cloak fern, eternally begotten
of the fleabane,
For he did not say, "Baptizing them in the name of the Incorporeal and the Incarnate," or, "in the Immortal and the One who has suffered death," or, "in the Unbegotten and the Begotten
," but, "in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit," in order that, adhering to the natural meaning of the names ...
third person of this triangle, begotten
of the self-giving union of man
GOD so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Comparatively few readers, however, are familiar with Wells's second Martian-invasion novel, 1937's Star Begotten
: A Biological Fantasia.
He begets not, nor is He begotten
and there is nothing like unto Him.
was first published in 1937 and is a short novel--second of a series by Wells--which covers discoveries in genetic mutations.
And when we are tempted to draw a line in the sand dividing the world into freedom-loving people and diabolical monsters, we should remember to look at the plank (or bomb or secret prison) in our own eye and recall that many of the terrorists we fear and hate were begotten
by antiterrorist policies that undermine our democratic freedoms.
By far my favourites are: Lo, How A Rose E're Blooming (Book of Praise 151) and Of Eternal Love Begotten