City of God

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n City of God phrases used to refer to Heaven "the Celestial City was Christian's goal in Bunyan's `Pilgrim's Progress'"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • City of God &c., the ideal of the Church of Christ in glory
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. cité, a city—L. civitas, the state—civis, a citizen.

Usage

In literature:

Her face is not toward the City of God: if thine be, ye must go contrary ways.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
His greatest literary works are "City of God" and "Confessions.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
Augustine, in his work, "The City of God," taunts Rome with having caused her own downfall.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
But of the cities of these people, which the Lord thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
God's curse on the men who are responsible for this blight upon the good name of this city.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
This great city of Vancouver was but the dream of the Sagalie Tyee (God) at that time.
"Legends of Vancouver" by E. Pauline Johnson
Rome, "The City of God," i, 794.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
The great cities, too, with their factories and huge buildings which shut out the sky, they are part of God's earth.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
To Phobar it seemed a city of gods or giants.
"Raiders of the Universes" by Donald Wandrei
God in His mercy, or the Devil in his despite, made the cities of Spain.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
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In poetry:

But we are come to Zion's hill,
The city of our God,
Where milder words declare his will,
And spread his love abroad.
"Hymn 152" by Isaac Watts
O dance-leader of the true city,
who in the temple with the finial-stone
soaring Heavenwards
was prostrate on the earth
for God.
"O Presul Vere Civitatis" by Hildegard von Bingen
The holy city's wholly gone,
And not a stone left on a stone,
Burn't is the temple too of God,
And all the Jews dispers'd abroad.
"Concerning The End Of The World" by Rees Prichard
What glories were described of old!
What wonders are of Zion told!
Thou city of our God below,
Thy fame shall Tyre and Egypt know.
"Psalm 87" by Isaac Watts
There is a stream, whose gentle flow
Supplies the city of our God,
Life, love, and joy still gliding through,
And watering our divine abode.
"Psalm XLVI: God Is the Refuge" by Isaac Watts
There is a stream, whose gentle flow
Supplies the city of our God;
Life, love, and joy still gliding through,
And wat'ring our divine abode.
"Psalm 46 part 1" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Alexis currently serves as the praise and worship leader at the Madden Temple Church of God In Christ where her dad is the Pastor in Kansas City Kansas.
"Yes Virginia, There Is No God" is just one of four messages displayed on Anchorage city buses, following a local atheist's idea to bring an anti-religion advertising campaign to town during the holiday season.
"I must proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of God to the other cities also " Luke 4:43.
Harvey Duane Atkins Jr, resident of Ponca City, went to be with his Lord our God on Friday, Nov 9, 2012, at Hillcrest Medical Center.
They to vow God to be soldiers of the uprising against S. Resident speaks on cigarette sting at Hampton City Council meeting.
Linda A Cain , 62 years of age, became Our Gift to God on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.
Don't miss The City Harmonic: I Have A Dream 2012 Tour with special guests Daniel Bashta, writier of "God's Not Dead," author and speaker Bob Lenz, and introducing Eric Brandon.
Seu Jorge is a Brazilian musician and actor well-known for his work in films like City Of God and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, and for his style of samba revival.
THOSE OF YOU IN SIOUX CITY WHO VOTE AT PRECINCT TWO, THE CENTRAL ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, WILL BE ABLE TO GET TO THE POLLS ON WEST 19TH.
Providence performs in concert at the Good Samaritan Supper Club held at Eighth Street Church of God, 906 S Eighth Street, Bessemer City.
US and Brazilian security officers inspect an area where President Barack Obama is expected to visit in the slum Cidade de Deus, or City of God, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
16, Jesus makes it clear that one of the main keys to seeing God's glory invade a city is a people shining their light—so those around encounter their works.
Whatever demons possessed actor Anthony Hopkins to take on the devil in such a God-awful bore as "The Rite " must be the same lack of judgment that drove Satan to ply his evil trade in, of all places, Vatican City.
The film "City of God" shed light on a long-neglected subject, the Third World conditions and inescapable warfare existing in Rio de Janeiro's slums.
Part "City of God," part "La Misma Luna," the immigration drama " Sin Nombre (Without Name)" plays out like two movies in one.
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