Definitions

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  • n. immortality

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. life without beginning or end

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Examples

  • Certainly there is nothing in the Calvinistic system which would prevent us from believing this; and until it is proven that God could not predestinate to eternal life all those whom He is pleased to call in infancy we may be permitted to hold this view.

    The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

  • For this sacrament signifies and seals to us, that Christ died and rose again for us, and that his flesh quickeneth and nourisheth us unto eternal life, and that therefore our bodies shall surely be raised to eternal life at the last day.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • Plunged into a deadly struggle for the future of her realm, she is caught between her human yearnings and the temptation presented by Mordred, king of the vampires, who offers her eternal life as his queen.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Augustine and the great majority of those who have held the doctrine of Election since that time have been and are infralapsarians, — that is, they believe that it was from the mass of fallen men that some were elected to eternal life while others were sentenced to eternal death for their sins.

    The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

  • Coiners of these redefinitions get nothing but eternal life in the data bank.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • All the characters from the sitcom, which ran on CBS for three years in the mid-1960s, but found eternal life in reruns, are there: The Skipper, Mary Ann in pigtails, Ginger in a clingy evening gown.

    TV Dinner Theater: Parodies of Old Sitcoms Draw Blood, Crowds

  • They are assurances to thee, that thou art in the right way: for the way to heaven is by the gates of hell; that is, by suffering pains in the body, and such doubtings in the mind, that thy state in this life being every way made bitter, the joys of eternal life may relish to thee better and more sweet.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • Thus when Adam succumbed and ate “the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the Garden” Gen 3:3, he deprived man of eternal life on earth.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • And whilst there are any in the world savingly called and sanctified, he leaves not himself without witness as to his kingly power over all flesh, whereon he "gives eternal life unto as many as the Father hath given him," John xvii.

    Pneumatologia

  • The people flocked to him, swearing allegiance to Allah, the Prophet, and Mohammed Ahmed, the renunciation of sin and material pleasure, the pursuit of eternal life through faith and jihad.

    Three Empires on the Nile

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