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Synonyms for Tabernacle

the Mormon temple

(Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus

(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation

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I knew well that I risked death; for any drug that so potently controlled and shook the very fortress of identity, might, by the least scruple of an overdose or at the least inopportunity in the moment of exhibition, utterly blot out that immaterial tabernacle which I looked to it to change.
They almost forgot to go to their dinner that day, their appetites being preoccupied with imaginary sugar-plums; and I think even Punch, setting up his tabernacle in the market- place, would not have succeeded in drawing them away from those shop-windows, where they stood according to gradations of size and strength, the biggest and strongest being nearest the window, and the little ones in the outermost rows lifting wide-open eyes and mouths towards the upper tier of jars, like small birds at meal- time.
In a life under the open sky and among the fields, the transient and tender grace of such moments as these draws from us the wish of the apostle who said to Jesus Christ upon the mountain, "Let us build a tabernacle and dwell here.
But at last it cometh and awaketh and devoureth and engulfeth whatever hath built tabernacles upon it.
Oh, just look at those tabernacles which those priests have built themselves
For hardly have we mortals by long toilings extracted from the world's vast bulk its small but valuable sperm; and then, with weary patience, cleansed ourselves from its defilements, and learned to live here in clean tabernacles of the soul; hardly is this done, when -- There she blows
Brother Luke hath given me some skill in damask work, and in the enamelling of shrines, tabernacles, diptychs and triptychs.
It seems to me the only just way to settle the tabernacle location issue is to leave it up to the individual churches.
The church, which moved to its current home on The Square, off Bishop Street, in 2001, is regularly used for council meetings, and church members were aware that younger people in the town had no idea the Tabernacle was a holy building.
She worked as a bookkeeper for the family business and at Gospel Tabernacle in Veneta.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, however, has a long history of performing at inaugural events.
If the above is true, how are the people to know if Jesus is present in any of the hosts in the tabernacle or if all the hosts are just leftover bread?
The concert is being run under the supervision of Luke Spencer, musical director both of Tabernacle Morriston and the Cardiff Bach choirs.
Please make cheques payable to Tabernacle Cardiff, post to Tabernacle, Pen Y Wain Rd, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 4GG (Mark envelope Church Organ Project).
Hicks tells the story of the Tabernacle Choir chronologically in eight tightly-written and eminently readable chapters.