Covenanting

Definitions

  • Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
    Reading the Draft Covenant for the League of Nations--Paris
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Covenanting Belonging to a covenant. Specifically, belonging to the Scotch Covenanters. "Be they covenanting traitors,
      Or the brood of false Argyle?"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The largest country in Africa is the Sudan. The Arc of the Covenant is said to be located in Axum, Ethiopia.
    • covenanting Of or pertaining to the Covenanters: as, the covenanting cause.
    • covenanting Belonging to the extreme party of Presbyterians, known as Covenanters, who dissented from the final settlement of the matters at issue between the Scottish church and the king, and afterward formed the Reformed Presbyterian Church: as, a covenanting minister.
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Quotations

  • John Dryden
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    “Such subtle Covenants shall be made,Till Peace it self is War in Masquerade.”

Usage

In literature:

You accepted the glorious articles of the new covenant.
"The Lions of the Lord" by Harry Leon Wilson
Yet she sat in her little hut, a cheerful, happy Christian; a living witness for God as a covenant-keeper.
"The Wonders of Prayer" by Various
A few English Cavaliers, many loyal Scotch nobles and gentlemen, and a large number of somber men of the Covenant.
"Friends, though divided" by G. A. Henty
The covenant of marriage is a mutual one, equally binding on both.
"Woman: Man's Equal" by Thomas Webster
Caesar paid it to the pirates, and they, faithful to their covenant, sent him in a boat to the land.
"History of Julius Caesar" by Jacob Abbott
Each one fastened his seal to the roll of parchment containing the solemn covenant.
"The King's Cup-Bearer" by Amy Catherine Walton
That he is born an enemy to, and living at a distance from God, by virtue of the curse of the broken covenant of life made with Adam.
"Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life" by John Brown (of Wamphray)
Dependency and recumbency upon the Lord by faith, for strength to perform covenant engagements, is requisite to right covenanting, Isa.
"The Auchensaugh Renovation of the National Covenant and Solemn League and Covenant" by The Reformed Presbytery
In prayer, Robert renewed his covenant to walk in all of God's light.
"Around Old Bethany" by Robert Lee Berry
Examples among the Covenanting Ministers.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
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In poetry:

Worldly joys like shadows fade
When the heavenly light appears;
But the covenants Thou hast made,
Endless, know not days nor years.
"View Me, Lord, a Work of Thine" by Thomas Campion
Let every saint with cheerful voice
In this large covenant rejoice;
Young children in their early days
Shall give the God of Abram praise.
"Hymn 127" by Isaac Watts
When o'er the green, undeluged earth
Heaven's covenant thou didst shine,
How came the world's gray fathers forth
To watch thy sacred sign!
"To The Rainbow" by Thomas Campbell
``Never be broken, long as I shall reign,
The solemn covenant 'twixt them and me,
To keep this Kingdom, moated by the main,
Loyal yet free.''
"Victoria" by Alfred Austin
For Christ, his croun an' covenant, he
Laid doon his life in Embro' toun,
An' frae the scaffold rose to wear
The victor's palm, the martyr's croun.
""Bothwell Brig"" by Janet Hamilton
Nae dark Dalzell, nae Claver'se stern,
Ride forth wi' sword an' bridle ringin',
Oor sufferin' covenanted sires
To prison an' the scaffold bringin'.
""Bothwell Brig"" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

The covenants said, This land can only be sold to Jews.
Amid investor cash , search for yield, covenant-lite loan activity hits record pace.
Republican Women of Clifton to feature Chet Nagle, author of the book "Iran Covenant," at April 16 meeting.
Cleveland's feminist choral group, Windsong, celebrates the winter solstice, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and Yule with its "Season of Light" concert, 4 pm Dec 16, at The Church of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid Ave, Cleveland.
Covenant Presbyterian Church 's performing arts series will present a production of Gian Carlo Menotti's lauded sacred operetta, Amahl and the Night Visitors, at 7:30 pm Friday, Dec 14.
Mr Feighan said the committee had been heartened by the peaceful passing of events to commemorate the signing of the Ulster Covenant last month.
Covenant Hospice will now be better able to serve patients and families dealing with end of life issues thanks to a new partnership with Bay Medical Center and Sacred Heart Healthcare System.
Covenant Announces Two New Coaching Hires.
Covenant has found a new head coach for its boys' tennis team, which has won five straight state titles.
Smoking equipment draws Saginaw fire crews to Covenant hospital.
Posts Tagged ' Covenant .
A child of the covenant .
30 a.m.-2:45 pm, Dec 8, a M-15 Heritage Route Summit-Conference will be held at Covenant Hill Camp, 10359 Farrand Road, Otisville.
Free Community Health Screening At Covenant.
Covenant is hosting free community health screenings this Saturday.
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In science:

In co-operative game theory or also coalitional game theory , players may covenant and group into coalitions.
If more than Analytical Modeling is Needed to Predict Real Agents' Strategic Interaction
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