Peter protested faithfulness unto death, but was told.
God answers by demanding patience, and by declaring that the righteous shall live by his faithfulness (ii.
According to Herodotus he made his doubtful adherents deposit pledges of faithfulness in the temple of Apollo.
Sturla's power lies in his faithfulness to nature, minute observance of detail and purity of style.
iv.), His choice of Israel, and the love and faithfulness which He had shown towards it, by redeeming it from slavery in Egypt, and planting it in a free and fertile land; from which are deduced the great practical duties of loyal and loving devotion to Him, an uncompromising repudiation of all false gods, the rejection of all heathen practices, a cheerful and ready obedience to His will, and a warm-hearted and generous attitude towards man.
The book appears to have been known in the ages immediately succeeding his own; and, though there is no contemporary manuscript in existence, there are some half-dozen which appear to date from the end of the 13th or the course of the 14th century, while one at least appears to be a copy made from his own work in that spirit of unintelligent faithfulness which is much more valuable to posterity than more pragmatical editing.
In that book the solution of the problem of innocent suffering lies hidden from the sufferer, even to the end, for he is not admitted with the reader to the secret of the prologue; it is the practical solution of faithfulness resting on faith which is offered to us.
The savage who finds himself encompassed by taboos which he dare not break, lives up to his religion with a faithfulness which many professing Christians fail to reach.
The best features of their Masses are those that combine faithfulness to the Neapolitan forms with a contrapuntal richness such as no Neapo litan composer ever achieved.
Far more comprehensive was the second charter, granted by Philip's widow Mathilda, after his death on crusade in 1191, as the price paid for the faithfulness of the city to her cause.
From the priests he demanded faithfulness in preaching and teaching, from the bishops the conscientious government of their dioceses.
After the death of Peter (November 25, 3 11), he was received into communion by Peter's successor, Achillas, elevated to the presbytery, and put in charge of one of the great city churches, Baucalis, where he continued to discharge his duties with apparent faithfulness and industry after the accession of Alexander.
For Honor, Truth, and Faithfulness are never out of style."
One may divine in all this an intention to "justify the ways of God" to the Jew, by proving that God in His faithfulness to His ancient people had given them the first opportunity of salvation through Christ, but that now their national privilege had been rightly forfeited.
Smith's words, "as Paul's adaptation, ` the just shall live by faith,' has become the motto of evangelical Christianity, so we may say that Habakkuk's original of it has been the motto and the fame of Judaism: ` the righteous shall live by his faithfulness.'" The Hebrew text of this impressive and varied book is unfortunately corrupt in many places; even so cautious a critic as Driver accepts or favourably notices eighteen textual emendations in the three chapters, and suspects the text in at least seven other cases.
Missionary statesman Hudson Taylor had complete trust in God 's faithfulness.
The sins and shortcomings of the people were dwelt upon with great plainness, faithfulness, and often with unsparing severity.
For example, the stone for Janaury, the garnet, is believed to protect you from skin diseases and to provide the wearer with love and faithfulness.
Prior to your husband leaving on his deployment, he behaved in ways that demonstrated a lack of trustworthiness, honesty, and emotional faithfulness on his part.
The Fast of Ramadhan, however, is generally observed with some faithfulness.
4, "the righteous shall live by his faithfulness."
The revisers aimed at the most scrupulous faithfulness.
1-9); Paul reiterates his opening counsels (lo seq.) and then closes with a solemn charge to personal faithfulness.
These mannerisms undoubtedly help and emphasize the extraordinary faithfulness to nature of his fictions, but it would be a great mistake to suppose that they fully explain their charm.
The ancient virtues - hospitality to the guest and the poor, profuse expenditure of wealth, valour in battle, faithfulness to the cause of the tribe - are the themes of praise; wine and the game of maisir, forbidden by Islam, are celebrated by poets who professed themselves converts; and if there is no mention of the old idolatry, there is also little spirituality in the outlook on life.
Since ancient times, a sapphire has symbolized sincerity, truth, loyalty, and faithfulness.
Sapphires are a good choice for a complimentary stone because of their vivid color and symbolism for sincerity and faithfulness.
Other times, the promise ring can symbolize a vow of faithfulness or a decision to maintain physical purity or virginity.
There's no turning back once a Pisces man has committed to his lover, and there should never be any doubt in your mind about his faithfulness.
Lovers can instead opt for meaningful symbols of love, including Chinese calligraphy representing love, faithfulness and joy.
I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the Lord.
covenant faithfulness is a bulwark between us and all our enemies. This God is our God for ever and ever.
missionary statesman Hudson Taylor had complete trust in God's faithfulness.
After the death of Eurydice, Orpheus rejected the advances of the Thracian women, who, jealous of his faithfulness to the memory of his lost wife, tore him to pieces during the frenzy of the Bacchic orgies.
and elsewhere) only show that the popular mind was unable to share the view that the ark was an obsolete relic. More poetical is the tradition that the ark was raised to heaven, there to remain till the coming of the Messiah, a thought which embodies the spiritual idea that a heavenly pledge of God's covenant and faithfulness had superseded the earthly symbol.'
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