Usage examples for indwelling

  1. Like other Protestant mystics, he lays great stress on the indwelling presence of Christ. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  2. It was the indwelling necessity toward development that determined the issue. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  3. Thus to man during the earliest ages the divine dwelt as a bodily presence within the forest; but one final day the forest lost the Immortal as its indwelling creator. – Bride of the Mistletoe by James Lane Allen
  4. The indwelling Paraclete keeps the heart in a constant spirit of prayer, so that at all hours and in all places prayers ascend. – The Heart-Cry of Jesus by Byron J. Rees
  5. If I thought, as so many have degraded themselves to think, that the glory of things in the morning of love was a glamour cast upon the world, no outshine of indwelling radiance, should I care to breathe one day more the air of this or of any world? – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  6. There is not only a spiritual sense in man which recognizes the supersensuous, but there is an indwelling witness to the eternal principle of rightfulness. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  7. It is the recognition of the indwelling Divine life as the source, and therefore the essence of our own lives. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  8. The individual, that his individuality may blossom, and not soon be " massed into the common clay," must have the vital indwelling of the primary Individuality which is its origin. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  9. This belonged, in the nature of things, to the sermon, in which, if anywhere, the voice of the indwelling Spirit might surely be heard- out of his holy temple, if indeed that be the living soul of man, as St. Paul believed; but there was no sign that the preacher regarded his office as having any such end, although in his sermon lingered the rudimentary tokens that such must have been the original intent of pulpit- utterance. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  10. So, when the sound ceases to vibrate upon the air, the heart's indwelling sorrow is felt with renewed bitterness. – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  11. So long as each part is sincerely and thoroughly pursued, and no part is neglected, there is an indwelling reason in the parts which will in the long run tend to constitute the total. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  12. I give thee up my weakness That oft distrust hath bred, That thy indwelling power May thus be perfected. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  13. Such a divine presence is dramatized for Christianity in the historic incarnation, though not limited by it: and it is continued into history by the beautiful Christian conception of the eternal indwelling Christ. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  14. For magnetism has no root, no individuality, no fixed indwelling. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  15. The varied gifts of the Spirit bestowed upon the Christian Church served to quicken the hope of the yet greater gifts of that indwelling Spirit which were yet to come. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren