American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Christianity Jesus.
- n. The Messiah, as foretold by the prophets of the Hebrew Scriptures. Often used with the.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Anointed: a title of Jesus of Nazareth, synonymous with, and the Greek translation of, Messiah, originally used with the definite article strictly as a title, the Christ (that is, the Anointed), but from an early period used without the article as a part of the proper name Jesus Christ. See anointed.
- n. Judaism The anointed one or messiah predicted in Jewish prophecy.
- n. Christianity A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.
- n. art A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.
- interj. An expletive.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.
- n. any expected deliverer
- n. a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
- Old English Crist, from Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós), proper noun use of χριστός (khristós, "the anointed one"), calqued after Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (māšīaḥ, "anointed") (whence English messiah). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English Crist, from Old English Crīst, from Latin Chrīstus, from Greek Khrīstos, from khrīstos, anointed, verbal adj. of khrīein, to anoint. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Church of Christ is here compared to a body, _We being many are one body in Christ_, ver.”
“A priority and immediateness of the donation of the power of the keys: thus Christ first and immediately gave keys to his own officers, whom Scripture, therefore, calls _the ministers of Christ_, (not of the Church,) 1 Cor.iv. 1, not first and immediately to the community of the faithful, or”
“The end or scope intended by Christ in instituting, and to be aimed at by Christ's officers in executing of church government in dispensing the word, sacrament, censures, and all ordinances of Christ, is (as the description expresseth) _the edifying of the Church of Christ_.”
“Indeed, if you do not go as missionaries to the heathen, I want you to make it your great object _to make money for Christ, and to spend it for Christ_.”
“Christ, these men possessed the _authority of Christ_.”
“_Christ haled by the hair before_ _Annas_ (the most wonderful of all), Christ before _Pilate_, Christ _Mocked_, the _Ecce Homo_ (a most beautiful composition), the Veronica's napkin incident, _Christ_ being nailed _to the Cross_ (a masterpiece), the _Deposition_, the”
“Christ_ the Schwenckfeldian view that Christ is God and Man in _one_.”
“Why it is -- assuming the inspiration of Christ -- that men have nevertheless ceased to be guided by it, and have consequently lost touch with the Kingdom of Heaven, is explained by a more hardy plunger in the stream, the Hibbert Lecturer upon "_Christ, Saint Francis, and To-day_.”
“_Christ formed in you_," Christ born again in them -- that is his agonised prayer, his one hope for them.”
“Christ as to make a double personality, and he regarded the Virgin Mary as mother of _Christ_, but not mother of _God_.”
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