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Christ 1

 (krīst)
Jesus as considered in Christianity to be the Messiah.

Christ 2

 (krīst)
n.
The Messiah, as foretold by the prophets of the Hebrew Scriptures. Often used with the.

[Middle English Crist, from Old English Crīst, from Latin Chrīstus, from Greek Khrīstos, from khrīstos, anointed, verbal adj. of khrīein, to anoint; see ghrēi- in Indo-European roots.]

Christ′like′ adj.
Christ′li·ness n.
Christ′ly adj.
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Christlike

(ˈkraɪstˌlaɪk)
adj
(Theology) resembling or showing the spirit of Jesus Christ
ˈChristˌlikeness n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.christlike - resembling or showing the spirit of Christ
christian - following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
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Translations

Christlike

[ˈkraɪstlaɪk] ADJcomo Cristo
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Christlike

adjchristusgleich
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And so he who would lead a Christlike life is he who is perfectly and absolutely himself.
I have spoken of my admiration for General Armstrong, and yet he was but a type of that Christlike body of men and women who went into the Negro schools at the close of the war by the hundreds to assist in lifting up my race.
When we "value others above [ourselves]," we demonstrate Christlike humility (v.
His side trickles with "salt water," while "his toes are a boy's sandy toes" and he wears "a crown of sea-holly." Though the cross is empty, Angel Hill is the earthly manifestation of the corpus, providing Christlike comfort in its wind and waves.
I can try to be caring and wise and open to others and to God, but, frequently, I'm selfish and wrong-headed and restrained by fears, not living up to my ideals, not living a Christlike life.
Giving, expecting nothing back, is a great way to be Christlike.
Such moments gracefully bring Jamie's story out of the homophobic trope of LGBTQ characters who are defined by their Christlike suffering.
Sometimes our biblical and Christlike actions will be rejected by others.
Ray Richardson's narrow slices of masculine activity become more intense and icon-like, especially the first image of a man at the barber's, whose poised passivity and withdrawal is fully Christlike in the manner of the Jesus of the flogging scenes.
Becoming Christlike may be a tall order, but Alojado tries to make it simple for his artistas: Don't lie, don't steal.
So, regardless of circumstances, sorrow, trials, various kinds of difficulties, you can still say, "Its a Wonderful Life!" because its "Life in Christ" lived with Christlike people with whom you share life here and now and for all eternity.
During the Mass, the priest, choir, rituals, incense, altar images, stained glass windows, and statues of angels and saints around the chapel create a sacred environment for followers to imbue themselves with Christlike qualities.

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