Saint

(redirected from Cloud of witnesses)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
References in periodicals archive ?
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 demonstrates what valuable service the WCC can still offer its member churches, even as the latter will surely continue to put more energy (and money) into bilateral dialogues than into the WCC's multilateral kind.
We can also boost our confidence as we remember people of influence in our lives who act as a great cloud of witnesses.
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.
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.
and a great cloud of witnesses are shouting n heaven," Rick Warren stated in the prayer.
Hebrews 12 challenges us: "Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders us and the sin that so easily entangles us, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
Myers states, "This cloud of witnesses is the moral equivalent of those countless soldiers who have given their lives in military service.
Hebrews 12:1 RSV "Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfector of our faith .
She reminded us that we are a part of this "glorious cloud of witnesses past and present" and invited us to "lend continuity to women's diverse ministries in and through the Church we all love and cherish".