from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A manifestation especially of a violent or destructive natural force, such as a lightning strike or earthquake, that is beyond human power to cause, prevent, or control.
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- n. an unforeseen occurrence beyond one's control, such as a natural disaster
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"The guilt of Adam's public sin," says Dr.A. A. Hodge, "is by a judicial act of God immediately charged to the account of each and every one of his descendants from the moment he begins to exist, and antecedently to any act of his own.
There is expressed in the words the act of God towards us, whereby he enableth us to behold, discern, and understand the wonderful effects of divine wisdom which are treasured up in the Scripture; which the psalmist prayeth for.