chosen people

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any people believing themselves to be chosen by God

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I do believe that Israel remains God's chosen people, but I can't reconcile all the violence.
The Chosen People are those with faith in God according to his precepts.
Cyclists are the chosen people, motorists are just a cash cow and have very few rights.
Gandhi also said the people of the country have to choose between two ideologies-one which looks after the poor or the other which only works for the benefit of some chosen people.
If Jesus is white, then God is white, and white Christians are God's chosen people.
Pivoting on the Old English poems Exodus, Daniel, and Judith, she shows how the anonymous poets portrayed the Israelites as God's chosen people, but paradoxically also as a people destined to be superseded by Christians.
The Chosen People Ministries has been putting the final touches on a new seminary in the heart of this highly Jewish section of Brooklyn.
Chaudhry Nisar said police and other security agencies would be used to protect people rather than some chosen people.
The figure of Moses helps show how whites viewed themselves as a chosen people, and how Africans and Afro-Americans changed story lines to suit their experiences and needs.
Messiah in the Passover will be conducted by Greg Savitt of Chosen People Ministries.
The Holy Bible is a history book of God the Father's dealings with the chosen people, namely the Israelities.
In this spirit and in the American belief that they were God's chosen people, the annexation of Texas, the acquisition of Oregon, the Mexican War and its territorial settlement, Lincoln's view of the United States, that of Horace Bushnell and others, the Spanish American War, and seizure of Cuba and the Philippines were all justified.
More than 300 chosen people are needed to help welcome visitors to the city for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Looking at the past students of the Tanakh, challenging the status of Israelites of the Chosen people, the failures of Moses, his views may prove controversial, but they are endlessly fascinating and provide much food for thought.
American evangelical radio pastor Harold Camping had predicted the Rapture - the time when God's chosen people ascend to heaven and the rest of us burn in hell.