divine messenger


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Like Elijah, Hermes is portrayed as a divine messenger, traveler, and trickster and "master of clever stratagems of all kinds.
Hagar has run away from the harsh treatment of her master, Sarai, when she has an encounter with a divine messenger by a spring in the wilderness.
Holst's musical direction for Mercury's movement in the piece--vivace, or "lively"--is not only an apt reference to the planet's rapid movement between the morning sky and evening sky but also to the swift flight of the divine messenger of the Olympian gods.
Furthermore, the divine messenger authorizes the father to name the son: "She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus because he will save his people from their sins" (Matt 1:21).
Mercury is an extremely interesting god in this context: As well as being associated with markets, he was the divine messenger, the god of travel and of thieves, and the psychopomp, that is, the god who conducted the souls of the dead to their final destination, whether Hades or the Elysian Fields.
A passage three books later contains an inverse play on words during the flight of another divine messenger bringing unpleasant news.
repeatedly describes confidence as though it necessarily meant self-confidence rather than confidence in God or in a divine messenger.
Valentinus believed that Jesus was a divine messenger who became fully human, suffered, and redeemed humanity, but his followers presented instead two forms of Jesus, one interacting on the cosmic, the other on the divine, level.
Angels: The Definitive Guide to Angels from Around the World" is a celebration of all the world's divine messengers and a definitive resource containing all of the knowledge collected about these awe-inspiring beings.
Publishing the offensive image was not an insult only to Islam but to all divine messengers," said the president's special assistance.
Just as Abraham's hospitality toward the divine messengers led to fruitfulness, so does welcoming the other out of love of God allow us to overcome fear and other obstacles for the sake of human flourishing.
Thus, no character "is" God, but all characters are potentially "angels" or divine messengers, and all nature is sacramental.
The Christian scriptures, with over 300 references, call angels divine messengers.
He has chosen companions and upon all the divine messengers.
Physiotherapist and counselor Andrea Wansbury passes on the spiritual lessons that can be learned from our avian friends in Birds Divine Messengers, a reminder that connection to the divine lies within all of us, and the creations of nature.