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  • The word charismatic is derived from the Greek word charis (meaning a grace or a gift) which is the term used in the Bible to describe a wide range of supernatural experiences (especially in 1 Corinthians 12-14).

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Let us be mildly philological for a moment, and realise that the word charis in Greek is the substantive of which the verb is chairo, to rejoice.

    Escape, and Other Essays

  • We translate the word charis by the English word "grace," which means, apart from its theological sense, a rich endowment of charm and beauty, a thing which is essentially a gift, and which cannot be captured by taking thought.

    Escape, and Other Essays

  • Not unfrequently the office itself is called charis, a grace or favour.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • °! punk rock princess/i am free. says: ok i gtg call charis now gatsby says: hha gatsby says: kk

    ianthopia Diary Entry

  • Col. 1, 25, Paul speaks of the oikonomi'a as given; here it is charis which is said to be given.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • As we move toward the Christian New Testament Greek, the word used for grace is "charis," which is rendered as grace, gift or favor.


  • "charis," which is rendered as grace, gift or favor. News

  • Her motive, through love charis, was to help the fishermen by attempting to save them pain, frustration, and wasted time.


  • So -- and her delivery was incredible -- a charis -- a less charismatic person probably couldn't pull it off.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2009


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