6-20: the vision of the wrath of God in the outpouring of the seven bowls containing the seven last plagues, xv.
At a later period, however, the difficulty of screening the rites of baptism and Eucharist from the eyes of catechumens and from their ears the creeds and liturgies - a difficulty which had ever been formidable and which after the overthrow of paganism must have become insurmountable - seems to have provoked not only a great outpouring on the part of the Christian rhetors, like Basil, Chrysostom, the Gregories and the Cyrils, of phrases borrowed from the Greek mysteries, but perhaps an actual use of precautions.
He presupposes a nation of Yahweh-worshippers, whose religion has its centre in the temple and priesthood of Zion, which is indeed conscious of sin, and needs forgiveness and an outpouring of the Spirit, but is not visibly divided, as the kingdom of Judah was.
There, in Phrygia, the cry for a strict Christian life was reinforced by the belief in a new and final outpouring of the Spirit - a coincidence which has been observed elsewhere in Church history - as, for instance, among the early Quakers and in the Irvingite movement.
But Isaiah's ideal of religion was one for which he himself demands as a preliminary condition an outpouring of Yahweh's spirit on king (Isa.
To the Christian Church Pentecost acquired a new significance through the outpouring of the Spirit (Acts ii.).
An update from Franklin Graham The 2005 hurricanes prompted the greatest outpouring of disaster relief volunteers Samaritan's Purse has ever seen.
These rocks were followed by the outpouring of the extensive older basalts in the Great Valley of Victoria and on the highlands of eastern Victoria, and also in New South Wales and Queensland.
So at Pentecost on the occasion of the first outpouring of the Spirit the saints were by the bystanders accused of being drunk (Acts ii.
33) shall be fully realized in the outpouring of the Spirit on all the Jews and even upon their servants (Isa.
A base on which stood a statue of Herodes' wife, Regilla, was found close to the facade, inscribed with fulsome praise, stating that the statue was "set up by order of the Sisyphaean Senate at the outpouring of the streams."
I cannot recall a greater outpouring of hysterical emotionalism since the Children's Crusade - and I was much younger then.
We have also been greatly heartened by the outpouring of support from Indians abroad.
outpouring of grief over the death of Diana.
outpouring of affection.
outpouring of emotion at the 2002 Academy Awards in Los Angeles a few months ago?
outpouring of the spirit flows from the cross.
His death was followed by an outpouring of national grief in Egypt.
His cruel illness triggered a quite extraordinary outpouring of affection.
I have never witnessed such mighty outpouring of God upon His people.
You will see the mighty outpouring of my spirit on you.
The war produced an outpouring of literature, poems, novels and plays.
Sixty thousand official complaints to the BBC represent an historic outpouring of genuine outrage.
Meanwhile, several thousand demonstrators rallied for their release outside the jail in a spontaneous outpouring of anger.
We now know that the unprecedented outpouring of billions of dollars for victims of the tsunami has made little impact.
Eventually it arrived and there was a tremendous outpouring of emotion from all connected with the club.
PeteÃ¢s emotional outpouring that morning did lead him, with support, on a successful journey.
This was probably the most exciting spring of all due to the massive outpouring of water from the bottom where the tunnels begin.
The seventh millenium outpouring has begun and will continue to grow in breadth and depth and height in the days ahead.
But the record of miracle as such cannot prejudice the question of authorship. Even the form in which the gift of Tongues at Pentecost is conceived does not tell against a companion of Paul, since it may have stood in his source, and the first outpouring of the Messianic Spirit may soon have come to be thought of as unique in some respects, parallel in fact to the Rabbinic tradition as to the inauguration of the Old Covenant at Sinai (cf.
This is not the outpouring of some mid-Atlantic think tank.
That album went platinum twice, and what followed was a prolific outpouring of 6 albums in 6 years, with a seventh on the way.
Winter pruning is effected when the tree is comparatively at rest, and is therefore less liable to " bleeding " or outpouring of sap. Summer pruning or pinching off the tips of such of the younger shoots as are not required for the extension of the tree, when not carried to too great an extent, is preferable to the coarser more reckless style of pruning.
But he brought his Bretwaldaship to a good end by inflicting a crushing defeat on them at Hingston Down, hard by the Tamar, probably in 836, and died ere the year was out, leaving the ever-growing problem to his son A~lthelwu1f The cause of the sudden outpouring of the Scandinavian deluge upon the lands of Christendom at this particular date is one of the puzzles of history.
It is generally agreed that to E belongs the passage describing the outpouring of the Spirit on Eldad and Medad and the remarkable prayer of Moses in xi.
The view that identifies confirmation rather than baptism with the Pentecostal outpouring of the Spirit on the Church has had to contend against a longestablished tradition, but appeals to Scripture (Acts viii.
outpouring of generosity that has taken place in this country.
outpouring of sympathy generated in the wake of the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 would discredit this argument.
An extraordinary outpouring of emotion followed which was displayed in the £ 27 million worth of flowers placed outside the Royal Palaces.
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