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  • noun Plural form of Christ.

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Examples

  • When he later formed a volunteer theater troupe, they were called Christs on Bicycles…when I forwarded this link to others who knew him, they all agreed that Jesus rides a bike.

    WWJD? | Mind on Fire

  • The days of unleavened bread are mentioned only to describe the time, not to intimate that Paul kept the passover after the manner of the Jews; for just about this time he had written in his first epistle to the church at Corinth, and taught, that Christs is our Passover, and a Christian life our feast of unleavened bread (1

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • He builded likewise the beautifull librarie in the graie friers in London now called Christs hospitall, standing in the north part of the cloister thereof, where in the wall his armes be grauen in stone.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • But perhaps he will say, "I allow that such men are called Christs, but it is because they are in the image of the true Christ."

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Christs, which is the reason why we perceive in them less the features of the saints; [44] but if we seek for the marks of the Lord Jesus we shall find them most clearly there.

    Song of Songs of Solomon / Explanations and Reflections having Reference to the Interior Life

  • But he asks, “Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed,” because there were many Christs, that is, anointed persons, as Kings and High Priests, but none of these was called the Son of the Blessed God, that is, the Ever-praised.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Mark

  • I rather think that priests, if they truly are acting as 'Christs', are made lowlier than other men just as Our Lord was debased for our salvation.

    Bishop Schori on theological issues

  • The multiplicity of "Christs" caused some regrettable misunderstandings, and at times actual duels took place.

    Modern Saints and Seers

  • Branches of his church were to be found in most of the Russian provinces, and as time went on these emancipated themselves and became independent, and many new "Christs" made their appearance.

    Modern Saints and Seers

  • If there should come again many claiming to be Messiah, would you deem it a matter of indifference to know from among the false Christs which is the true?

    The Grounds of Faith: Four Lectures.

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