Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Covenanters: as, the covenanting cause.
- Belonging to the extreme party of Presbyterians, known as Covenanters, who dissented from the final settlement of the matters at issue between the Scottish church and the king, and afterward formed the Reformed Presbyterian Church: as, a covenanting minister.
- v. present participle of covenant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Belonging to a covenant. Specifically, belonging to the Scotch Covenanters.
“A heart thus divided will be found faulty, and be rejected as treacherous in covenanting with God.”
“God will deal tenderly and graciously in covenanting with them; and will be not only as good as his word, but better; and, as he will be just in keeping covenant with them, so he will be merciful in keeping them in the covenant.”
“That is a pure heart which is sincere and without guile in covenanting with God, which is carefully guarded, that the wicked one, the uncle an spirit, touch it not, which is purified by faith, and conformed to the image and will of God; see Matt.v. 8.”
“His broad cosmopolitanism had never impelled toward covenanting in marriage with the daughters of the soil.”
“Those of us on both sides should talk to each other, covenanting to speak the truth as best we can.”
“First Congregational Church of Long Beach, United Church of Christ, is a community of seekers, covenanting to support and care for each other as we explore what it means to be people of faith.”
“Independents, the honour of the day belonged; but the old Earl of Leven, the covenanting general, was driven out of the field by the impetuous charge of Prince Rupert, and was thirty miles distant, in full flight towards Scotland, when he was overtaken by the news that his party had gained a complete victory.”
““Gabriel the Faithful (on whom be peace!) descended with it from the Lord of the Worlds upon His Prophet Mohammed, Prince of the Apostles and Seal of the Prophets, by detached versets: bidding and forbidding, covenanting and comminating, and containing advices and instances in the course of twenty years as occasion called for it.””
“Pancks was limited to one airy bedroom; he covenanting and agreeing with”
“If covenanting means multidirectional communication for shared growth, then why do we remain silent, and perhaps even attentive, to go through a monodirectional communication process?”
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