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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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"But, I recognize that I'm walking in their footsteps; that there was this great cloud of witnesses that made it possible for me to do what I do.
A Cloud of Witnesses: Sermons Illustrations and Devotionals from Christian Heritage, edited by Doug Weaver.
The book's cover photograph of Ellacuria at the microphone is both revelatory and deceptive: revelatory because it highlights the prophetic dynamism of Ellacuria's unsettling and very public "grammar of justice"; deceptive because it risks hiding the cloud of witnesses, living and dead, who have internalized this grammar of justice at every level (mystical, theological, pastoral, poetic, political).
The saints are the "cloud of witnesses" who spur us to follow their example of faithfulness and loving service.
A Cloud of Witnesses: Opportunities for Ecumenical Commemoration.
Rather than wait for the current generation and those behind them to disappear, and an entire heritage of people to vanish in degradation, according to Chili Most, he has amassed a great Cloud of Witnesses to come to the rescue.
We can also boost our confidence as we remember people of influence in our lives who act as a great cloud of witnesses. And finally, we can gain leadership confidence when we drawn on the power of God.
It moves me to think that she was there, one of the great cloud of witnesses that is pointing us towards our true home in Jesus.
"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses - let us run with patience the race that is set before us".
Paul is again making it clear that testimony about the resurrection stands firmly in a tradition, in a cloud of witnesses. After the resurrection, Cephas saw Jesus, the twelve saw him, more than five hundred brothers and sisters saw him, James saw him, all the apostles saw him, and finally Paul himself saw him.
Having been immersed in the book's stories of the faithful cloud of witnesses who have gone before us, we are energized to "go make church history." A People's History of Christianity is a crucial book for churches today because it reminds us of the supreme importance of history to our formation in the way of Christ.