Divine

[ UK /dɪvˈa‍ɪn/ ]
[ US /dɪˈvaɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
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How To Use Divine In A Sentence

  • That being impossible here, let us return to the topic of theism and the relation of evil to divine purpose.
  • Excepting his quaint epithets which he affects to render literally from the Greek, a language above all others blest in the happy marriage of sweet words, and which in our language are mere printer's compound epithets -- such as quaffed divine Literary Remains, Volume 1
  • To protect man's rights, God has revealed certain principles of divine law.
  • So far is he from admitting the possibility of any dissiliency between the Divine will and absolute right, that he turns the tables on his opponents, and classes among Atheists those of his contemporaries who maintain that God can command what is contrary to the intrinsic right; that He has no inclination to the good of his creatures; that He can justly doom an innocent being to eternal torments; or that whatever God wills is just because He wills it. A Manual of Moral Philosophy
  • He did in these extremities, as I conceive, most humbly recommend the direction of his judicial proceedings to the upright judge of judges, God Almighty; did submit himself to the conduct and guideship of the blessed Spirit in the hazard and perplexity of the definitive sentence, and, by this aleatory lot, did as it were implore and explore the divine decree of his goodwill and pleasure, instead of that which we call the final judgment of a court. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • He did not flinch as the verdict was read to a hushed court - and his hopes of divine intervention were vanquished.
  • The cosmic symbol of the rising sun expresses the universality of God above all particular places and yet maintains the concreteness of divine revelation. Ignatius Insight Article on Restoring Ad Orientem
  • After all, the Divine is an all-encompassing entity.
  • To erode that bedrock is to subscribe, to a “divine right of kings” theory of governance, in which those who govern are absolved from adhering to the basic moral standards to which the governed are accountable. Bush Slanders Freedom « Antiwar.com Blog
  • He spoke of something wholly divine and uncreated in the human soul.
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