divine guidance

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Noun1.divine guidance - (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings; "they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
cognitive factor - something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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They believed in present miracles, in instantaneous conversions, in revelations by dreams and visions; they drew lots, and sought for Divine guidance by opening the Bible at hazard; having a literal way of interpreting the Scriptures, which is not at all sanctioned by approved commentators; and it is impossibie for me to represent their diction as correct, or their instruction as liberal.
We pray for divine guidance for the government and our party leaders,' the group said.
On these holy days, devotees will worship Lord Shiva and seek his divine guidance.
Attributing her victories to divine guidance, Charles VII was able to assume his rightful throne as king of France with her by his side.
Senatorial aspirant Bong Go sought divine guidance before casting his vote in the midterm elections on May 13, 2019.
Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor of SSUET Jawaid Anwar said "the Quran is the book of divine guidance revealed from Allah to the Holy Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him)".
We fail not from ignoring divine guidance but, instead, when reason leaves us.
Seek His love and divine guidance to keep our faith alive, our spirits strong ..
In the thread, Shahmir explains how that in the Quran, the book of divine guidance in Islam, it is not mentioned that one cannot be gay, yet it forbids adultery.
He presented some proposals to get out of the current crisis in top of which are the consensus, dialogue and cooperation to address all issues, in addition to the participation of all political forces in the consultation, opinion, planning, the implementation to management of the crisis, the spread of freedoms, fighting corruption, and not to aggrandize persons but the system of values, divine guidance and human experiences throughout history, in addition to resorting to the state of institutions and the rule of law, and the complete separation between the executive, legislative and judicial authorities.
If this perpetual development does not follow the course of Divine guidance and is not nourished properly, it inclines towards weakness and disease, requiring remedial measures.
"They took him into their confidence in the belief that he was providing religious or divine guidance," said Mr Perks.