Church living


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Church living a benefice in an established church.
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  • Robert Mcafee Brown
    Robert Mcafee Brown
    “The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.”
  • Mark Twain
    “No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live.”


In literature:

On the New-market, close to the Church of the Apostles, in a splendid mansion, the rich Magistrate, Mengis of Aducht lived.
"Legends of the Rhine" by Wilhelm Ruland
He lifted his face and prayed that he might be the one to bring these people into the living union of the Church of Christ.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
The "Church Home," so virtuous and pious, can do nothing for her until she improves her mode of living.
"An Outcast" by F. Colburn Adams
The slaves even who lived adjoining our plantation would have church at our Big House.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
Look all through the history of the Christian Church, and see how one after another has come into living touch with the Master Jesus.
"London Lectures of 1907" by Annie Besant
Elizabeth, although careless in her mode of living, was a stout supporter of the Greek Church.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
For a Church was to these men rather a world they lived in than a building to which they went.
"A Short History of England" by G. K. Chesterton
There, then, you get the law for the Church, for the works of Christianity on the widest scale, and in individual lives.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
She sleeps, with her parents on the brow of Iyakaptapte overlooking the church to which all their lives were devoted.
"Among the Sioux" by R. J. Creswell
Near the church lived the Countess of Suffolk, mistress of George II.
"Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The church is on the site of a house in which lived the Lambs, and where Mary Lamb in a fit of insanity murdered her mother.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
He live out yonder at Sardis Church.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Father Thomas lived in a small and ancient brick house near the church, with a little garden of herbs attached.
"Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories" by Arthur Christopher Benson
There was a doctor who lived half-way up Church Street, a short distance from Fisher's Alley.
"Poor Jack" by Frederick Marryat
There are several associations embracing many live churches.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
Heretical questionings have been transmuted by the living power of the Church into salutary truths.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Some try to live a Christian life outside of the Church.
"Gathering Jewels" by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
I thinks evvybody ought to jine de church and live right.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
The next evening, which was Sunday, Dr. Lively and wife went to church, and; heard a sermon by the Rev.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
It tolled till those who lived very near the church were weary of hearing it.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau

In poetry:

Now let the world forbear its rage,
Nor put the church in fear;
Isr'el must live through every age,
And be th' Almighty's care.
"PSALM 105 Abridged" by Isaac Watts
Then let the world forbear its rage,
The church renounce her fear;
Isr'el must live through every age,
And be th' Almighty's care.
"PSALM 105 Abridged" by Isaac Watts
'In yonder hall my fathers lived,
In yonder hall they died;
Now in that church-yard's aisle they sleep,
Each by his spouse's side.
"A Tale" by John Logan
Thus to his church, his chosen bride,
Saith the great First and Last;
Who ever lives, though once he died,
Hold thy profession fast.
"Smyrna" by John Newton
This only thing do I require:
Thou knowest 'tis all my heart's desire
Freely what I receive to give,
The servant of thy church to live;
"Hymn XVII: Jesus, From Whom All Blessings Grow" by Charles Wesley
The gates of hell cannot prevail;
The church on earth can never fail;
Ah, join me to thy secret ones!
Ah, gather all thy living stones!
"Hymn XVI: Happy the Souls That First Believed" by Charles Wesley

In news:

The special was filmed at Sting's English manor house, the ancient gardens of his Italian villa, and also features performances before a live audience at St Luke's Church in London, England.
On Thursday, April 17, at 7:30 pm the Storm Lake United Methodist Church will present a living Last Supper Drama titled "Thy Kingdom Come".
The first weekend of the 20th-anniversary performance of the Living Christmas Tree put on by the First Church of God in Punxsutawney was performed in front of large crowds over the weekend.
Mrs Arnold lived in the Augusta area for the past 50 years and was a member of West Acres Baptist Church.
"Nevermind" was played in its entirety LIVE at the Sky Church venue each song being preformed by a different Seattle group.
Seventh-day Church invites residents to view live nativity.
Bill Franks, the church's former international executive director, said that he once lived in a crowded garage for seven months while assigned to the RPF.
MT VERNON — Residents will have the opportunity to step back in time and experience the Christmas season as it was when Jesus was born through a live, multi-scene nativity presented by Logan Street Baptist Church.
(CBS) Researchers have come up with a surprising explanation for the long decline in church attendance in the US and other developed countries: We're living longer, so we're less worried about what happens after death.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 1, 2012, at the Living Faith United Methodist Church in Montour.
"His contributions to Midland, to Fremont and to the church are living tributes to a man who lived life with passion," Sasse said.
Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Community Christmas Open House and Live Nativity from 4 to 6 pm Dec 16 in the Trinity Life Center.
Living God Lutheran Church Gives $2430 to Disaster Response.
Living Savior Lutheran Church of Tualatin is rebuilding after a fire in March severely damaged its sanctuary and destroyed its older wing.
Church & Dwight and hip-hop artist Chris "Ludacris" Bridges on Friday named the five winners of the Magnum "Live Large" Project 2.