Flesh-and-blood Sentence Examples

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  • While you can't get the same warm and fuzzy feeling from a virtual puppy that you can with the real, flesh-and-blood thing, you can get something with a lot of the same qualities -- and, of course, clean up is a lot easier.

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  • Granted, Howie's mother might linger for weeks but she's still his only flesh and blood.

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  • They require the same things that a flesh-and-blood puppy would need -- food, water, a clean place to live, exercise and attention.

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  • He was quite as clear as Luther in repudiating the medieval doctrine of transubstantiation, but he declined to accept Luther's teaching that Christ's words of institution required the belief that the real flesh and blood of Christ co-exist in and with the natural elements.

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  • Nor let the obvious and first hand meaning of what I said about my flesh and blood disturb you when you hear it.

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  • Hincmar of Reims and Haimo of Halberstadt, took the side of Paschasius, and affirmed that the substance of the bread and wine is changed, and that God leaves the colour, taste and other outward properties out of mercy to the worshippers, who would be overcome with dread if the underlying real flesh and blood were nakedly revealed to their gaze !

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  • There is also a spiritual chewing of the body of Christ, not such that by it we understand the very food to be changed into spirit, but such that, the body and blood of the Lord abiding in their essence and peculiarity, they are spiritually communicated to us, not in any corporeal way, but in a spiritual, through the Holy Spirit which applies and bestows on us those things which were prepared through the flesh and blood of the Lord betrayed for our sake to death, to wit, remission of sins, liberation and life eternal, so that Christ lives in us and we in him...

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  • It is only by the most careful scrutiny, or the exercise of the most piercing insight, that the imperfectly spelled Egyptian has been made to yield up one grammatical secret after another in the light brought to bear upon it from Coptic. Demotic grammar ought soon to be thoroughly comprehensible in its forms, and the study of Late Egyptian should not stand far behind that of demotic. On the other hand, Middle Egyptian, and still mote Old Egyptian, which is separated from Middle Egyptian by a wide gap, will perhaps always be to us little more than consonantal skeletons, the flesh and blood of their vocalization being for the most part irretrievably lost.

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  • St John's purpose in introducing it is not historical but didactic. It is made the occasion of instruction as to the heavenly food, the flesh and blood of Him who came down from heaven.

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  • This first principle he denominated a " power without end ' (bin/nuts airipavros), and he declared it to dwell in the sons of men, beings born of flesh and blood.

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  • That sacred communication of His flesh and blood whereby Christ transfuses into us His life, even as if it penetrated into our bones and marrow, He in the Supper attests and seals; and that not by a vain or empty sign set before us, but there He puts forth the efficacy of His Spirit whereby He fulfils what He promises.

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  • You would put me in the Guardians, your own flesh and blood?

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  • Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does corruption inherit incorruption.

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  • On the contrary, I began to realize that the ancient Egyptian gods were not flesh-and-blood extraterrestrials at all.

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  • The suggestion here is that the biblical patriarch Abraham was involved in the historical affairs of flesh-and-blood gods.

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  • He begins by stating that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.

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  • They would fain be at home with the Lord, and absent from the body, for which there is no place in heaven since flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor corruption inherit incorruption.

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  • Real horses, like myself, are made of flesh and blood and bones.

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  • I am made of flesh and blood and bone, am I not?

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  • We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones.

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  • This makes sense because it's easier to imagine the possible and the impossible with someone who is flesh and blood than it is with someone you don't know.

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  • Tattooing citrus peel isn't exactly like working with skin, but it does give you a feel for working with the needle before you graduate to real flesh and blood.

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  • Sometimes it seemed as if the Doctor was getting more romantic action than any of the flesh and blood characters on the show.

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  • Carmen could love a child that wasn't her flesh and blood as easily as she could love her own.

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  • That bread and wine should become flesh and blood and yet not lose the properties of bread and wine was, he held, contradictory to reason, and therefore irreconcilable with the truthfulness of God.

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