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God knows what the African nations, who hold 25 per cent of the voting stock in the U.N. were thinking -- they may, for example, have been thinking of the U.S. abstention when the vote on Algerian freedom was before the Assembly -- but I think I have a fairly accurate notion of what the Negroes in the gallery were thinking.
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God and knows
But of course the paterollers won't be of any help, not with everything so upset and that Yankee cavalry outfit they say is running around, God knows where ''.
The two kids were together a lot, they were having some kind of teen-age affair -- God knows how far that had gone -- and the kid's crippled.
Open theists claim that the future is not completely knowable because people have not made their decisions yet, and therefore God knows the future in possibilities rather than certainties.
A man who knows that God works through everything cannot sin, because every human act is then the act of God ;
" God knows I go with a heavy heart ," he wrote six days later to his friend and political ally in England, Lord Godolphin, " for I have no hope of doing anything considerable, unless the French do what I am very confident they will not … " – in other words, court battle.
Job knows that no man such as himself, conceived in sin, can appeal to God on his behalf ; so God must do it himself.
He speaks about the nature of free will versus determinism when he asks if God knows and sees all, or does man have free will.
Cyril truly believes in the forgiving aspect of Christianity and knows the power it holds to turn those in pain towards the light of God.
Cardiognosis (" knowledge of the heart ") from Eastern Christianity related to the tradition of the staretz and in Roman Catholic theology is the view that only God knows the condition of one's relationship with God.
Il va bientot arriver malheur à ceux qui nous ont condamnés à mort " ( free translation: " God knows who is wrong and has sinned.
In Thomistic thought, which holds God to exist outside of time due to his ability to perceive everything at once, everything which God knows in his mind already exists.
God and what
Here was what was called the American dream, namely, the effort to build a structure which would be something new in history and to do so in such fashion that God could bless it.
If you know that he ( God ) is just ( righteous ), know that everyone also who does what is just ( righteous ) has been born of him.
His reception remained warmer in America than Britain, and he continued to publish novels and short stories, but by the late 1930s the audience for Milne's grown-up writing had largely vanished: he observed bitterly in his autobiography that a critic had said that the hero of his latest play (" God help it ") was simply " Christopher Robin grown up ... what an obsession with me children are become!
God commanded who was to sing, who was to play, and what instruments were to be used, as seen in 2 Chronicles 29: 25 – 29.
Heschel then goes on to explore the problems of doubts and faith ; what Judaism means by teaching that God is one ; the essence of humanity and the problem of human needs ; the definition of religion in general and of Judaism in particular ; and human yearning for spirituality.
In it Heschel forwards what would become a central idea in his theology: that the prophetic ( and, ultimately, Jewish ) view of God is best understood not as anthropomorphic ( that God takes human form ) but rather as anthropopathic — that God has human feelings.
Whereas other nations have soothsayers and diviners who attempt to discover the will of their gods, according to Heschel the Hebrew prophets are characterized by their experience of what he calls theotropism — God turning towards humanity.
Consequently, God is both merciful in giving the soul what it wants, as well as just in punishing the soul for binding with the corrupt flesh.
In 1863 in what became known as the Garden of Ridván Bahá ' u ' lláh announced to a few that he was the manifestation of God and He whom God shall make manifest whose coming had been foretold by the Báb.
The brethren were pleased with the Emperor's letter, but Anthony did not pay any attention to it, and he said to them, " The books of God, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, commands us every day, but we do not heed what they tell us, and we turn our backs on them.
( Chapter 1 is the first of three important moments in Joshua marked with major speeches and reflections by the main characters ; here first God and then Joshua make speeches about the goal of conquest of the Promised Land ; at chapter 12, Joshua looks back on the conquest ; and at chapter 23 Joshua gives a speech about what must be done if Israel is to live in peace in the land ).
Carolyn Pressler, in a recent commentary for the Westminster Bible Companion series, suggests that readers of Joshua should give priority to its theological message (" what passages teach about God ") and be aware of what these would have meant to audiences in the 7th and 6th centuries BCE.
Further themes are also present: the " sovereign freedom of Yahweh " ( God does not always do what is expected of him ); the " satirisation of foreign kings " ( who consistently underestimate Israel and Yahweh ); the concept of the " flawed agent " ( judges who are not adequate to the task before them ) and the disunity of the Israelite community ( which gathers pace as the stories succeed one another ).
In this view, the Lamb of God references and other hallmarks of Revelation are linked to what is known of John the Baptist, though it must be confessed that little information about him is known.
God and African
Since 1997, the South African national anthem has been a hybrid song combining new English lyrics with extracts of the hymn Nkosi Sikelel ' iAfrika ( God Bless Africa ) and the former anthem Die Stem van Suid-Afrika ( The Call of South Africa ).
South African singer / songwriter Gert Vlok Nel compares Tintin to God in his Afrikaans song " Waarom ek roep na jou vanaand ", presumably because Tintin is a morally pure character.
In East African legend, King Sulemani asked God that he might permit him to feed all the beings on earth.
Voortrekker ' Uncle ' Paul Kruger, first president of the South African Republic upon its reacquired independence after the brief British annexation, adopted the Calvinstic principles in its political form, and formulated the Boer cultural mandate based on the Afrikaner Calvinist conviction that the South Africans had a special calling from God, not unlike the people of Israel in the Bible.
It tells the story of an African American itinerant worker who encounters a group of East German nuns, who believe he has been sent to them by God to build them a new chapel.
Lots of Dahomean and other Western African culture art have a vertical snake motif ; this is thought to represent the power of " God " ( Mawu-Lisa or some other ) being transferred to humanity.
* The Tanzanian national anthem, " Mungu Ibariki Africa " ( God Bless Africa ), is composed by South African composer Enock Sontonga.
It was during these formative years that Mason credentialed both white and African American ministers who would subsequently become leaders within other Pentecostal denominations such as the Assemblies of God USA, the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, and the United Pentecostal Church International.
Christian symbolism is heavily implied, with Colonel White approximating God, Captain Black fulfilling the role of the Devil, Captain Scarlet serving as a Christ allegory, and Cloudbase symbolising Heaven, guarded by characters codenamed " Angels ", but Grant also connects Green's character to the trope of the African trickster hero.
' Moreover, Saint Augustine and the other African bishops who met in the Council of Cirta in the year 412 explained the same thing at greater length: ' Whoever has separated himself from the Catholic Church, no matter how laudably he lives, will not have eternal life, but has earned the anger of God because of this one crime: that he abandoned his union with Christ ' ( Epsitle 141 ).
Their Eyes Were Watching God is a 1937 novel and the best-known work by African American writer Zora Neale Hurston.
Founded by African American author and historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, The Journal of Negro History wrote, “ Their Eyes Were Watching God is a gripping story … the author deserves great praise for the skill and effectiveness shown in the writing of this book .” The critic noted Hurston ’ s anthropological approach to writing, “ She studied them until she thoroughly understood the working of their minds, learned to speak their language …”
The Tanzanian national anthem is Mungu Ibariki Africa ( God Bless Africa ), composed by South African composer Enoch Sontonga in 1897.
The tune is taken from the hymn ( God Bless Africa ), which was composed by a South African, Enoch Sontonga, in 1897, the lyrics were composed at or near Zambian independence to specifically reflect Zambia, as opposed to Sontonga's lyrics which refer to Africa as a whole.
It is a translation of 19th century South African schoolteacher Enoch Sontonga's popular African hymn Nkosi Sikelel ' iAfrika ( God Bless Africa ) into Zimbabwe's native Shona and Ndebele languages.
The AME motto, " God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family ", reflects the basic beliefs of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
In 1957, God Save the Queen ceased to have equal status with Die Stem van Suid-Afrika as a national anthem, and the Union Flag similarly ceased to have equal status with the South African flag.
It was widely used by the South African Broadcasting Corporation in the 1920s, which played it at the close of daily broadcasts, along with God Save the King.
There are no other requirements for ordination, although prior to 1978, the church did not ordain men or boys who were deemed to be of black African descent, based on the mid-19th century teachings of Brigham Young, which the church felt it could not abandon without a revelation from God.
* James F. Jones ( minister ) ( 1907-1971 ), African American religious leader and founder of the Church of Universal Triumph, Dominion of God, Inc.