Carnal sentence example
His mind coursed with carnal lust, raw and insatiable.
Love is treated from a frankly carnal point of view.
Poetry evokes the carnal appetite for the ugly and the beautiful.
One night while he lay awake, he tells us, he saw the likeness of the Blessed Virgin with her divine Son; and immediately a loathing seized him for the former deeds of his life, especially for those relating to carnal desires; and he asserts that for the future he never yielded to any such desires.
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Manichaeans, again, holding their spiritual being to be unaffected by the action of matter, regarded carnal sins as being, at worst, forms of bodily disease.
Let us yearn for resurrection power in our lives today that we may walk in newness of life, spiritual beings and not carnal.
Under the new covenant, sensual and carnal worship entering the gospel temple is often an evidence of spiritual declension.
No love of selfish ease, no supine and carnal indulgence, retarded his movements.
It of course symbolizes the emptiness of Volpone's love which is nothing more than carnal lust in fancy dress.Advertisement
The animal vigour and carnal enjoyment of Rubens, the refined Italianizing beauty of Vandyck, the mystery of light and gloom on Rembrandt's panels, the love of nature in Ruysdael, Cuyp and Van Hooghe, with their luminously misty skies, silvery daylight and broad expanse of landscape, the interest in common life displayed by Ter Borch, Van Steen, Douw, Ostade and Teniers, the instinct for the beauty of animals in Potter, the vast sea spaces of Vanderveldt, the grasp on reality, the acute intuition into character in portraits, the scientific study of the world and man, the robust sympathy with natural appetites, which distinguish the whole art of the Low Countries, are a direct emanation from the Renaissance.
If you are acted with an unclean, proud, carnal, wrathful spirit, who is it that dwelleth in you?
Whether blatantly describing the act of sex and intimate body parts or using clever metaphor and innuendo to imply carnal subjects, erotic poetry is serious.
Child of God, fear carnal presumption like you would fear the most deadly plague.
In an interview for Playgirl magazine, done over a decade ago, Duchovny addressed the rampant rumor that he was addicted to the more carnal pleasures in life with an emphatic "I am not a sex addict."Advertisement
At Dover he came under Quaker influence, and signified his readiness at last to be done with "carnal sword fightings and fleshly bustlings and contests"; and in 1655, on giving security for his good behaviour, he was set free.
Instead of spending the Sunday in carnal ordinances, she passed it partly in idleness, partly in her common business.
Christian Fortitude is essentially firmness in withstanding the seductions of good and evil fortune, resoluteness in the conflict perpetually waged against wickedness without carnal weapons - though Ambrose, with the Old Testament in his hand, will not quite relinquish the ordinary martial application of the term.
Liven up the Miami party scene or even the deck of your uncle's depreciating yacht with the carnal excitement of a Dolce & Gabbana Sicily.
Make room for it, that carnal affections may not vomit and throw it up again.Advertisement
That which the learned call Arminianism is nothing else but the carnal reason of men's hearts, which is enmity to God.
If persecutors be under restraint, yet carnal professors will be apt to blemish what is not done by themselves.
But the religion of the Old Testament did not become merely individualistic in becoming individual, and now the problem was to realize a new conception of the society of faith, the true Israel, the collective servant of Yahweh - in a word to form the idea of a spiritual commonwealth and to show how it was possible for faith to hold fast, in spite of all seeming contradiction, to the truth that Yahweh had chosen for himself a spiritual people, every member of which was in truth the object of His saving and unfailing love, and which should ultimately in very deed inherit that glory of which the carnal Israel was unworthy.
Marriage and sexual propagation are considered either as absolute Evil or as altogether worthless, and carnal pleasure is frequently looked upon as forbidden.
The church fell back on carnal weapons in her warfare and invoked the secular powers to uphold the ecclesiastical.Advertisement
All the more are, however, the gross stimulants, connected with the adoration of his consort, calculated to work up the carnal instincts of the devotees to an extreme degree of sensual frenzy.