The document, in fact, is unendorsed, and without a title, and there is not a word of "supplication" in it.
A sorrowful supplication, in which the speakers deplore, not the fall of Jerusalem, but their own state of galling dependence and hopeless poverty.
But soon a storm arises, and, supplication to the gods failing, the sailors cast lots to discover the guilty man who has brought this great trouble.
This and other of his religious tracts, A Short Rule of Good Life, Triumphs over Death, Mary Magdalen's Tears and a Humble Supplication to Queen Elizabeth, were widely circulated in manuscript.
The Syriac word ethkashshaph, which means literally to "cut oneself," is the regular equivalent of to "make supplication."
supplication for divine power.
Accordingly, prayers of supplication or thanksgiving were offered up to the Buddhist pantheon painted and sculpted in the myriad caves.
20), and at the door of her house stood, on one side a statue of a woman in an attitude of supplication, and on the other side that of a man stretching forth his hand to the', woman.
Let my supplication come before You; deliver me according to Your word.
The earnest and well-expressed prayer or hymn of praise cannot fail to draw the divine power to the worshipper and make it yield to his supplication; whilst offerings, so far from being mere acts of devotion calculated to give pleasure to the god, constitute the very food and drink which render him vigorous and capable of battling with the enemies of his mortal friend.
The council of Trent, while reproving all superstitious practices in the invocation of the saints, the veneration of relics and the use of images, expresses as follows the doctrine of the Roman Church: "That the saints who reign with Christ offer to God their prayers for men; that it is good and useful to invoke them by supplication and to have recourse to their aid and assistance in order to obtain from God His benefits through His Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, who alone is our Saviour and Redeemer" (Sess.
7.47) is rich in them; therefore that paper is not the "Bill of Supplication" of the 28th of May.
1000 to commemorate the doge Orseolo II.'s conquest of Dalmatia, was originally one of supplication and placation, Ascension day being chosen as that on which the doge had set out on his expedition.
After the battle of Lepanto (1st Sunday in October 1571), which was won while the members of the confraternity at Rome were making supplication for Christian success, Pius V.
He was a man of prayer and he made, in verses 4 to 9, a supplication for divine power.
4), strictly a base or pedestal used for supplication and sacrifice to gods or to deified heroes.
This at one time seems to have meant "for the sake of," carrying with it some idea of supplication; but it has now lost this connotation, seeing that it can be used not merely after the name of a god, but after that of any sacred object or incident held capable of imparting magic efficacy to the formula.
As to the belief in the efficacy of the prayers of the saints for those still living on earth, and similarly in the efficacy of the prayers addressed to the saints, St Cyril of Jerusalem indicates in the following words the advantages of the commemoration of the saints: "Then we make mention also of those who have fallen asleep before us, first of patriarchs, prophets, apostles, martyrs, that God would at theirs prayers and intercessions receive our supplication" (Cat.
p. 289) the statement that Lennox and his wife on that day presented to Elizabeth a "Bill of Supplication"; and (though he submits that the indictment [Oo.
7.47] is a draft for the Bill) he strengthens his case by heading the indictment, which he publishes, Bill of Supplication.
Griffith Jones, preaching at Llanddewi Brefi, Cardiganshire - the place at which the Welsh Patron Saint, David, first became famous - found Daniel Rowland (1713-1790), curate of Llangeitho, in his audience, and his patronizing attitude in listening drew from the preacher a personal supplication on his behalf, in the middle of the discourse.
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
tuae quidem supplication; non, sed triumphis multorum antepono."
Truculent pamphieteers like Simon Fish, who wrote Beggars Supplication, were already demanding that these sturdy boobies should be set abroad into the world, to get wives of their own, and earn their living by the sweat of their brows, according to the commandment of God; so might the king be better obeyed, matrimony be better kept, the gospel better preached, and none should rob the poor of his alms. It must be added that monastic scandals were not rare; though the majority of the houses were decently ordered, yet the unexceptionable testimony of archiepiscopal and episcopal visitations shows that in the years just before the Reformation there was a certain number of them where chastity of life and honesty of administration were equally unknown.
with similar proprietary rights; and the supplication of the patriarch Nikon to Alexis Mikhaelovitch, for example, shows clearly the oppression to which the Lapps were subjected.
The conception Jesus had was that righteous gentiles would come to the Jerusalem of God's Kingdom in supplication.
Add not thereto; And make supplication concerning thy former sins.
supplication come before You; deliver me according to Your word.
Supplication If you know this ceremony then you can perform a supplication If you know this ceremony then you can perform a supplication to your deity.
When, conscious of his helplessness, he combined his pleading with earnest supplication did the miracle of a spiritual resurrection happen.
Request them to present their humble supplication to the King.
supplication of a righteous man avails much in its working.
supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
This agreement is represented on coins of Scaurus - Aretas kneeling by the side of a camel, and holding out an olive branch in an attitude of supplication.
Indignant at this negligence, Penry published, early in 1587, The /Equity of an Humble Supplication - in the behalf of the country of Wales, that some order may be taken for the preaching of the Gospel among those people.
- A sorrowful supplication, in which the speakers deplore, not the fall of Jerusalem, but their own state of galling dependence and hopeless poverty.
Supplication If you know this ceremony then you can perform a supplication to your deity.
The supplication of a righteous man avails much in its working.
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