house of God


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n house of God any building where congregations gather for prayer
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • House of God a temple or church.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • House of God a place of worship
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hús; Goth. hus, Ger. haus.


In literature:

There was a shaded taper still burning in a high bracket where an image of the Mother of God had stood in the Catholic days of the house.
"By What Authority?" by Robert Hugh Benson
He said, "God bless you, Effie; you are the bravest, best sister a man ever had"; and then he went out of the room and out of the house.
"A Girl in Ten Thousand" by L. T. Meade
He said he would trust to the good God and stay in the cellar of his house till the war was over.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
They strove always to build the "Houses of God" more solid and more costly than their own houses.
"Serbia in Light and Darkness" by Nikolaj Velimirovic
Sack the house of God, and scatter Wide the ashes of the dead!
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
Now it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
"The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886" by Ministry of Education
All our beloved Scotland is to the devout breast on that day one House of God.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
"The Petticoat Commando" by Johanna Brandt
House of God, 25, 54. delight in, 14, 53, 57.
"Hymns for Christian Devotion" by J.G. Adams
But the battery commander hesitates to damage the house of God.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times

In poetry:

I don't like him at all, it was he
Who wanted to be God and king,
He hung the sign of a poet
Over the doors of my silent house.
"Memory" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
O foolish ones, put by your care!
Where wants are many, joys are few;
And at the wilding springs of peace,
God keeps an open house for you.
"The Mendicants" by Bliss William Carman
Might I enjoy the meanest place
Within thy house, O God of grace,
Not tents of ease, nor thrones of power,
Should tempt my feet to leave thy door.
"Psalm 84 part 2" by Isaac Watts
"From the house, so silent now, are driven
All the gods who reign'd supreme of yore;
One Invisible now rules in heaven,
On the cross a Saviour they adore.
"The Bride Of Corinth" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I thought to ask—nor looked to be denied—
Of God, that in my days there might ascend
His House; not from my hands, so redly dyed,
But thine, pure-hearted friend.
"David’s Lament For Jonathan" by Mary Hannay Foott
Sky-roof'd and bare and deep in dewy sod,
Still 'tis the house of God!
Beauty by desolation unsubdued:--
And all the past is here,
Thronging with thought this holy solitude.
"At Fountains" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

He is an editor at Christianity Today and author of several books, including God in the White House.
Silence in the House of God.
Folks are waiting for tickets at the Oriental Theatre for the the film called Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God.
Silence in the House of God .
Soul Voyeurs Invade The House Of God .
Silence in the House of God: Toronto Review.
How the Kingdom of God Became Christianity by Thomas Sheehan Random House, 287 pp.
Unlock Publishing House , Inc is pleased to announce the release of Unlocked: Keys for Godly Living, the first book by Bible teacher and Christian blogger, Angela Thornton.
Samuel Shem , 34 Years After 'The House of God'.
He is the author of books including The House of God and The Spirit of the Place.
As were so many before me, I was driven to a house of God by a shocking encounter with my own mortality.
With the American economy faltering and million of people out of work, the House of Representatives convened Tuesday to debate a seemingly bizarre issue: whether "In God We Trust" should be the national motto .
House To Vote On Reaffirmation Of 'In God We Trust' Motto .