Soldiers of God

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Soldiers of God an Islamic extremist group of Kurds who oppose secular control with bombings and assassinations; believed to have ties with al-Qaeda
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Usage

In literature:

We would say we love God, and we love truth more than the honour of our soldiers.
"The War in South Africa" by Arthur Conan Doyle
It is a great thing to have a fine young fellow like you, and a soldier, array himself on the side of God.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
Thus "strengthening each other's hand in God," they waited the progress of the soldiers.
"The Vaudois of Piedmont" by John Napper Worsfold
He offered sacrifices to such of the gods as he supposed it would please the soldiers to imagine that they had propitiated.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Each soldier, horse or foot, was a warrior of God.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
You cannot, by any artifice of reconciliation, be God's soldier, and his.
"Time and Tide by Weare and Tyne" by John Ruskin
Brave soldier, for the love of God!
"The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles Vol. 2" by William Lisle Bowles
The soldiers of the jealous God, less fiery, but no whit less firm than ours, remained immovable.
"The Revolt of the Angels" by Anatole France
To defend the weak and the oppressed was what the soldier of God swore to do; and first in the list of those needing his defence were women.
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler
The Son of God has gone forth to war, the trumpet-call to His soldiers has sounded.
"The Warfare of the Soul" by Shirley C. Hughson
I pray God it may have its desired effect, and that the lives and health of the soldiers may be saved by it.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
Some jeered at the soldiers, who bore the jeers with unswerving spirit; and some of the women, God help them!
"Jasper Lyle" by Harriet Ward
For a moment only the people hesitated; then, as the soldiers gripped the poles of the god-box, with one fierce yell they sprang forward.
"Sanders of the River" by Edgar Wallace
Every child of God ought to be like a soldier, and always hold himself in readiness.
"Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study" by Dwight Moody
God made you for a soldier's wife, and a mother of soldiers.
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
This child will be a heroine of home, a helper of society, a soldier of the truth, a servant of God.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
God in His mercy give him safe transit through those sullen waters, and blind the eyes of sentries and soldiers!
"True Stories of Girl Heroines" by Evelyn Everett-Green
The priest told him it was the grave of a soldier who had served God faithfully for many years.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy
GOD is on our side, for the cause we defend is sacred; we are the soldiers of an idea, and must conquer.
"The White Scalper" by Gustave Aimard
To a soldier war may be sheer fatalism, but to a general it should be snatching victory from the knees of the gods.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
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In poetry:

Both men were afraid but did as God said.
Pharaoh stood tall, his robe was of red.
His soldiers drew spears, stood ready to kill,
But Moses was brave and stood very still.
"Moses and Aaron Face the King" by Doris Clore Demaree
"God speed the right," we cry, "God be with Prussia,"
Yet to the mourners of soldiers who fall,
Whether their tears flow in France, or in Russia,
Their dead are their dead, and we pity them all.
"Over The Water" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
If we are working out Thy plan,
Give our brave soldiers arms of steel,
And may each prove himself a man--
To God and to his nation leal,
And never falter in the fight,
But die, if need be, for the right.
"Father Of Universal Man" by Joseph Horatio Chant
Then one of the soldiers asked her how she got her living:
She replied, "God unto her was always giving;
And wi' the bit garden, alang wi' the bit coo,
And wi' what the laddie can earn we are sincerely thankfu'."
"The Nithsdale Widow and Her Son" by William Topaz McGonagall
While soldier thus and chief,
In doubtful sort, against their hidden fate
Devised their counsel, Appius alone
Feared for the chances of the war, and sought
Through Phoebus' ancient oracle to break
The silence of the gods and know the end.
"Pharsalia - Book V: The Oracle. The Mutiny. The Storm" by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
God, you are God of soldiers, merry and rough and kind,
Give to your sons an earth and a heaven more to our mind.
Meat and drink for the body, laughter and song for the soul,
And fighting and clean quick death to end and complete the whole.
"Peace Upon Earth" by Ewart Alan Mackintosh

In news:

Okay so there's more than just soldiers and hot chicks in the video – there's a creepy dude in a speedo, a kid laughing at someone and of course God Forbid jammin' but I had to get your attention somehow.
(AP) – For the first time in history, the US military hosted an event expressly for soldiers and others who don't believe in God, with a county fair-like gathering Saturday on the main parade ground at one of the world's largest Army posts.
It has been said that in time of need, God and the soldier are in great demand.
The funeral for a local soldier, killed in a wreck on I-49 is set for Saturday at 1 at Central Assemblies of God on Highway 80 in Haughton (across from Hill Crest).
They to vow God to be soldiers of the uprising against S. Resident speaks on cigarette sting at Hampton City Council meeting.
Raymond Werner's youth pastor Chris Standridge talks about his memories of Werner at a memorial service for the fallen soldier at Cloverdale Church of God on Friday, February 23, 2007 JOE JASZEWSKI — The Idaho Statesman.
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