from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of enduing or investing, or that with which one is endued; endowment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Act of enduing; induement.
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- noun A thing endued.
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The preachers and evangelists who have won great successes in the calling of sinners to repentance have almost without exception testified to having received an "enduement" or "anointing" subsequent to their conversion.
Long ago we imagined, it may be, an enduement of power from on high in which we should have a conscious supply of the heavenly energising -- a conscious equipment for every service -- a reservoir of
It is regarded by these teachers, as only given for an enduement of power, to do the work to which we are called.
Since that day the one supreme qualification for Christ's witnesses is _the enduement with the Holy
And we are clearly informed that what the church of the hundred and twenty received on the day of Pentecost, namely, the purifying of their hearts by faith and the enduement of power, that is to say, entire sanctification, with all its blessed accompaniments, was not a privilege confined to apostolic times, and to the opening of the Holy
He prays for this enduement without expecting to receive it.
It is amazing that, while it is generally admitted that the enduement of power from on high is a reality, and essential to ministerial success, practically it should be treated by the Churches and by the schools as of comparatively little importance.
Some ministers and many Christians treat this matter as if it were to be left to the sovereignty of God, without any persistent effort to obtain this enduement.
They must have had the peace of sins forgiven, and of a justified state, but yet they had not the enduement of power necessary to the accomplishment of the work assigned them.
But as yet they had received no definite commission, and no particular enduement of power to fulfil a commission.