(9) They believe in the providential care of the divine Father.
The supernatural element that is prominent in the Old Testament is God's providential guidance and guardianship of His people, and His teaching and training of them by His prophets.
With Open Face (Lond., 1896); The Epistle to the Hebrews (Edin., 1899); The Providential Order of the World, and the Moral Order of the World in Ancient and Modern Thought (Gifford Lectures, 1896-1897; Lond., 18 97, 1899).
The facts of history must be explained, not by providential interventions, but by referring them to conditions inherent in the successive stages of social existence.
On the 11th of February she wrote to the bishop of Glasgow, her ambassador in France, a brief letter of simple eloquence, announcing her providential escape from a design upon her own as well as her husband's life.
As the earlier one set forth in orderly sequence (Ka0eVjs) the providential stages by which Jesus was led, " in the power of the Spirit," to begin the establishment of the consummated Kingdom of God, so the later work aims at setting forth on similar principles its extension by means of His chosen representatives or apostles.
Ritschl, again, claims that neglected elements of Christianity were striving for utterance, particularly a serious belief in God as Father and in His providential care.
This view seems logically to involve Ritschl's belief, that it is not the light of reason but the revelation of Christ which warrants the assertion of God's fatherly providential goodness.
providential dealings how much is there that is dark!
Here, indeed, it must have seemed especially providential.
The Pentecostal inspiration has been construed as a providential antithesis to the confusion of tongues - an idea which Grotius expressed in the words: "Poena linguarum dispersit homines; donum linguarum dispersos in unum populum collegit."
inside story of my personal and scholarly wanderings may be read in Providential Accidents: an Autobiography (1998 ).
The old "providential" scheme of history disintegrates before a new interest in the "gentile" nations to whose high culture Hebrew sources bore unwilling testimony.
providential control over the world involves middle knowledge in a crucial way.
Proponents of machinofacture reckoned that the factory system was evidently a consequence of intelligent reason and thus providential and virtuous.
providential care of his creation, human beings are not meant to live for ever in their degraded fallen state.
providential plan is not always pain free!
providential events surrounding the birth of Christ.
At 21.20, Union Alley received a blow which was to prove providential later in the week.
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