Celestial City

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phrases used to refer to Heaven

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The place began to seem like home; the idea of pursuing my travels to the Celestial City was almost obliterated from my mind.
I am merely a sojourner here in Vanity Fair, being bound to the Celestial City by the new railroad.
The Lord of the Celestial City," began the other pilgrim, whose name was Mr.
Finally, after a pretty long residence at the Fair, I resumed my journey towards the Celestial City, still with Mr.
Thought to have been added in the late 16th century, on the first floor there is a scarce example of a post-reformation chapel which has a painting representing the celestial city on the ceiling plus a priest hole above the entrance.
Synopsis: Often disguised as something that would help him, evil accompanies Christian on his journey to the Celestial City.
Although the railroad line would seem to conform with a vengeance to Bunyan's requirement that the route to the Celestial City be straight and narrow, the train's passengers are faithfully committed to enjoying material or sensual acquirements at various stops along the way, and thus their putative spiritual destination is derailed from the start.
In the 1980s and '90s, the artist began using games and constellations to organize her deluges of characters, forms, and signs, as in The Celestial City Game, 1988, and the series "Starry Night," 1993, although the pointed rules and logics governing these drawings remain abstruse.
At various times, Americans have pictured heaven as an unparalleled paradise, an unending banquet, a celestial city, a refuge of the redeemed, a glorious kingdom, a magnificent home, a haven from the world's ills, a posh vacation resort, a perpetual playground, and a therapeutic center.
At the end of the journey while crossing the river with the gate of the Celestial City in view, Christian despairs of death and past sins.
As Michael Cothren writes in Picturing the Celestial City, the stained glass of Beauvais Cathedral, unlike its architecture, has been dismissed as fragmentary and second rate, and consequently neglected.
Gordon Richards won the last race of the Flat at Manchester on Celestial City to bring his record score for the season to 259.
But his real education began at the age of 13 when he first picked up a copy of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress; "for months afterwards I strode through our suburb side by side with Christian, my inner eye fixed on the Celestial City.
Halter's discernment process, the earthly city's corruption typifies the creeping dysfunction of the celestial city.
He was brutally murdered in 1922, while still seeking access to his own particular celestial city.