Savior

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n savior a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    • n Savior a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Savior One who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger.
    • Savior Specifically: Theor our your, etcSavior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n savior One who saves, rescues, delivers, or redeems from danger, death, or destruction; a deliverer; a redeemer.
    • n savior Specifically [capitalized] One of the appellations given to God or to Jesus Christ as the one who saves from the power and penalty of sin. The title is coupled in the New Testament sometimes with Christ, sometimes with God. In this use usually spelled Saviour.
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Quotations

  • Richard Bach
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    “Everything in this book may be wrong. [The Savior's Manual]”
  • Edward Dahlberg
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    “Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.”
  • Paul Little
    Paul Little
    “The Holy Spirit can't save saints or seats. If we don't know any non-Christians, how can we introduce them to the Savior?”
  • Hermann Hesse
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    “In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.”
  • Henry Benjamin Whipple
    Henry Benjamin Whipple
    “As the grace grows nearer my theology is growing strangely simple, and it begins and ends with Christ as the only Savior of the lost.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. saveour, OF. salveor, F. sauveur, fr. L. salvator, fr. salvare, to save. See Save (v.)

Usage

In literature:

The Savior's hour was several centuries from Lycurgus.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 11, November, 1880" by Various
He sent him to be the Savior of the world.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 12, December, 1880" by Various
But what a debt I owed my Savior!
"The Cabin on the Prairie" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
God preserve any cause, any people who have for a savior a Scott, together with his civil and military partisans.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
To her, the little road was a savior, to such a degree God-sent, that it seemed a sacrilege to let it halt.
"Sunlight Patch" by Credo Fitch Harris
For the love of our holy Savior, speak!
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
The most beautiful fictions ever written were the parables of the Savior.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII. No. 5. May 1848" by Various
You know who put over the slogan, 'Wilcox, the Solar Savior?
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
Most widely known of all Sthen's hymns is his beloved "Lord Jesus Christ, My Savior Blest".
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg
I want to see my Savior face to face.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Lambert struggled to his elbow, the consciousness of what seemed his ingratitude to this dumb savior of his life smiting him with shame.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
But nevertheless, by laughing we become the saviors of society.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
They were in despair but a savior was at hand.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Man has always been his own Savior.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Strangest of saviors, there rises over the conflicts of mankind the glittering angular promise of the machine.
"The Passionate Friends" by Herbert George Wells
The church should be the savior of the community, as her Master is of the soul.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
Thou hast a faithful Father and Savior, who has taken thee into his own hand, and will preserve thee.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
He really believes that he will verify the tradition and be their savior.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
It was only natural that Gnosticism with its belief in a savior-god should feel itself drawn to Christianity with its similar teaching.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
God bless the soldiers; they did a noble work; they are the saviors of the country.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
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In poetry:

When the soft dews of kindly sleep
My wearied eyelids gently steep,
Be my last thought, how sweet to rest
Forever on my Savior’s breast.
"Sun of My Soul" by John Keble
Then I arise and search the street,
Till I my Lord, my Savior meet:
I ask the watchmen of the night,
"Where did you see my soul's delight?"
"Hymn 71" by Isaac Watts
The more I strove against its power,
I felt its weight and guilt the more;
Till late I heard my Savior say,
“Come hither, soul, I am the Way.”
"Jesus, my all, to heaven is gone," by John Cennick
Come, look in my eyes little children,
And tell me through all the long day,
Have you thought of your God and your Savior,
Who keepeth from sin all your ways?
"Children's Day. I John, 4:4" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Unto God the Father joyful songs we sing;
Unto God the Savior thankful hearts we bring;
Unto God the Spirit bow we and adore;
On our way rejoicing now and evermore.
"On Our Way Rejoicing" by John Samuel Bewley Monsell
Savior, blessèd Savior, listen while we sing;
Hearts and voices ringing, praises to our King;
All we have to offer, all we hope to be,
Body, soul, and spirit, all we yield to Thee.
"Savior, blessèd Savior" by Godfrey Thring

In news:

S.O.S is also the initials for Simply Our Savior Ministries, whose mission is to reach out to those in distress .
Divine Savior routs Merrill.
Lola "Ode" Eddy , 76, of Alliance, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 9:45 am on Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.
Howard had a homecoming by the Angels in Heaven when she went to meet her Lord and Savior on November 9, 2012, at the age of 95.
Fiat Won't Be Chrysler's Savior.
Join the LifeSongs Genius Club this week and win the new Hillsong album, We Have A Savior.
It wasn't all that long ago that 3D was going to be the savior of the television industry.
Gloria Mae (Stiner) Julius 78, Kokomo, went to be with her Lord and Savior and in the arms of her daughter, Robin, at 1:36 am Friday, Dec 7, 2012, at St Joseph Hospital.
Simeon senior guard Kendrick Nunn may not be the savior of the Illinois basketball program, but he may just attract that player.
Volton Goddard of Waldron went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct 25, 2012, in Waldron surrounded by his loving family.
Reba Garnett " Gran " Walls, age 82 of Brundidge, passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was granted her angel wings on Oct 8, 2012 at Troy Regional Medical Center.
Hanging of the Greens ' set for Sunday at Our Savior Lutheran.
Mildred Iness Hays Leath, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:45 pm Thursday, November 15, 2012, at McCracken Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Heaven has received an angel and she is now in the presence of her Savior.
After a brief illness, Hank went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov 27, 2012, in Aurora.
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In science:

In this respect MSSM flat directions can act as a savior 21,22 , because a generic flat direction carries global U (1) baryon and/or lepton number which can be broken due to soft A-terms, which we will discuss briefly, for details see 2 .
Early Universe cosmology and supergravity
Thanks most of all to my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Edge-choosability and total-choosability of planar graphs with no adjacent 3-cycles
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