- n. Plural form of gift.
“But here the apostle speaketh of divers gifts and graces, for so _differing gifts_ do import, not of divers offices: for then they might not concur in one man, and consequently neither might the prophet teach, nor exhort, nor the deacon distribute, nor show mercy.”
“And indeed I think, if there be anything of quarrel against them, tho I am not here to justify the proceedings of any, it is that they, in fact, go upon such a character as the Scripture warrants: To put men into that great employment, and to approve men for it, who are men that have received gifts from Him that ascended up on high, and gave gifts for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.”
“Throughout the entire ordeal our word gifts were called to task many times.”
“… I find it theologically awkward to imagine God choosing at the beginning to withhold certain gifts from the creation, thereby introducing gaps into the creation's formational history – gaps that would later, in the course of time, have to be bridged by acts of special creation.”
“But Keating failed to make it through the vetting process after it emerged that he had accepted a total of $250,000 in gifts from the financier Jack Dreyfus, whom he then helped to promote a mood-altering drug for prisoners.”
“The General Instruction of the Roman Missal refers to the "chants at the … offertory" (37b), says that "the procession bringing the gifts is accompanied by the Offertory chant" (74), and notes that "when the Prayer of the Faithful is completed, all sit, and the Offertory chant begins" (139).”
“Jung draws attention to and shows the importance of what he calls the gifts of the heart: In addition to the gifts of the head, there exist also those of the heart, which are no less important, but of which it is easy to be unaware, because often in these cases the head is weaker than the heart.”
“No, no, sir, not what you call gifts; but just a couple of little trifles as I asked them to pick out.”
“Irene's upstairs hallway contained hundreds of shopping bags filled with what she described as gifts for other people.”
“Her physicallity and brutishness, which she called gifts, seems impossible to overcome for competitors.”
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