By it he is enabled to lay hold
on things incomprehensible, invisible, and eternal.
Just as an integrated history that brings together the three currents of indigenization is essential to an accurate understanding of this significant historical development, so acknowledging the theological and political roots of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement as it developed after 1949 is key to a mature Chinese church, in which Chinese Christians fully lay hold
of their unique spiritual heritage.
We would lay hold
and put in hard physical training, and it paid off when we linked up with our infantry brothers out in the field and showed them how to hump up and down the mountains of Hawaii and arrive at the objective with plenty of gas in the tank.
"Some men are sordid, some vain, some ambitious," James Wilkinson wrote in 1787 in a secret memo meant for Spanish officials "To detect the prominent passion, to lay hold
and to make the most of it is the most profound secret of political science."
However, all was to change when, following her encounter with Swindells and Thomas Williams, she had an experience that 'banished all the shades of darkness, all doubts were done away, and I could believe in and lay hold
of Christ as mine and appropriate his merit to my own soul' (p.
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of Coragus' sword arm with his left hand and to reach around behind him and trip up his legs with the aid of the club held in his right hand.
The nurse knows how to handle gently and with tenderness the pain-racked body, but the erring mind shows nothing on which she can lay hold
These standards are at once "instances of the Forms" while remaining "mired in the vagaries of the corporeal;" they enable us to lay hold
of "true opinions" about the phenomena (54, 37).
Just as the decision of Dante to write The Divine Comedy in the vernacular and other developments in European linguistic humanism paved the way for the Renaissance and European global success, so the Arabic world needs to lay hold
of their own vernaculars in order to gain a voice against corrupt and despotic Arabic rulers.
Some Bush supporters are decent and intelligent, and yet they're knowingly returning to the White House an embarrassingly inept, ignorant, incurious, and unfeeling figurehead for the worst conventicle of religious nuts, plutocrats, and petrochemical bagmen ever to lay hold
of our federal government.
"How great the temptation for Christians to lay hold
of Judaism with strong arms, to cling to it until it fits in with one's own needs" (p.