Supplications sentence example

supplications
  • Among Christians, prayers, supplications and thanksgivings have taken the place of the sacrifices of the old covenant.
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  • The collects come at the close of the office and are short prayers summing up the supplications of the congregation.
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  • The font was viewed as the womb of the virgin mother church, who was in some congregations, for example, in the early churches of Gaul, no abstraction, but a divine aeon watching over and sympathizing with the children of her womb, the recipient even of hymns of praise and humble supplications.
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  • Vouchsafe, O Theotokos, that I may offer pure supplications to the King of all, and ask remission of transgressions.
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  • I heard cries, supplications, moaning, and shots.
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  • Theotokion Lady, do thou receive the supplications of thy slaves, and deliver us from every affliction and necessity.
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  • O holy hierarch of the Lord, by thy constant supplications to God deliver from all need those who with faith celebrate thy memory.
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  • As for devotions and invocations, whoever wisheth may, after the Obligatory Prayers, recite other supplications of the Blessed Perfection.
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  • O saint of God, by thy supplications entreat Him to have pity on us all.
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  • His life was spared owing to the supplications of his cousin Boris, but he was deprived of his boyardom, his estates were confiscated and he was banished successively to Kargopol, Mezen and Kologora, where he died on the 21st of April 1714.
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  • In England a parish-ale or feast was always held after the perambulation, which assured its popularity, and in Henry VIII.'s reign the occasion had become an excuse for so much revelry that it attracted the condemnation of a preacher who declared "these solemne and accustomable processions and supplications be nowe growen into a right foule and detestable abuse."
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