Usage examples for indwelling

  1. 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
  2. Like other Protestant mystics, he lays great stress on the indwelling presence of Christ. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. In his atmosphere I shall gather another kind of strength and life; a life of two- fold power, because he will be so near in affection, so close and indwelling. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  8. Charity and reverence for the indwelling spirit marked all his human relations. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  9. 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
  10. It was the indwelling necessity toward development that determined the issue. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  11. " I had come," he there says, " to look upon my indwelling poetic talent altogether as a force of nature; the more so as I had always been compelled to regard outward nature as its proper object. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. " Well, it won't do to say, the Holy Spirit indwelling. – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. For magnetism has no root, no individuality, no fixed indwelling. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  19. 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
  20. Sometimes painfully gradual, and will be strictly in proportion as the man yields himself unreservedly to the control of the indwelling Spirit. – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon