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the evil one

The devil. My son has never gotten into trouble like this before—I worry that he's under the evil one's influence.
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Whatever the (de)merits of such fictional potboilers, one needs to ask: is the manner in which they address the existence of the Evil One a means of bringing home to us the story of redemption?
little boy came in & the Evil One made her say to him kindly my son
You'll be swept away by Hans Christian Anderson's memorable and intriguing tale which shows how a good heart will always conquer an evil one.
In his early years Michael lived by the sea working for, and friends with "Evil Knievel" on his yacht, "Evil One" and country singer Jimmy Dean on his yacht "Big John".
The evil we are taught to love in modern horror films is not just ordinary evil but metaphysical evil, the wickedness we associate with that creature Greek-speaking Christians have always called the Poneros, the evil one from whom we pray, following our Lord's instructions, to be delivered.
Prayer is a time to be aware of our temptations--and surely success, power and privilege are among the promises of the evil one. As well, Jesus clearly sought discernment through prayer as the Gethsemane passages indicate.
Simultaneously Jesus' hand points a reprimand and refuses the Evil One s offer of all the kingdoms of the world in their magnificence." Behind Jesus, two angels respectfully observe the exchange.
The underlying message of apocalyptic prophecy is that in the great final battle in the cosmic realm, God will prevail over the evil one. The effects of that victory will be manifest even in our earthly realm as the residual powers and influences of the evil one lose their momentum and energy source.
Defeated by a sorceress (Yeoh) who turned him and his 10,000 warriors into terracotta statues, the evil one is unearthed in 1946 by archaeologist Alex O'Connell (Ford) despite the best endeavours of a beautiful tomb guardian Lin (Leong).
Well, by the time you reach the end you almost wish it had because the evil one seems to have most of the best moves.
Is there any doubt they will succeed and rid the world of evil one more time?
In my book, comparing the referee to Lucifer, the Evil One, the Great Deceiver, is almost as bad as lobbing meringues at the poor chap.
Instead, there is a real fight going on from heaven to earth between the evil one and God, and that humans and creation are part of this fight.
(Gay people, said McFadden, are "victims because they do not know Jesus Christ.") Musing on the state of affairs, he told the crowd, "The real enemy is, as we all know, the evil one himself.
An old woman made a pact with the Evil One to build the bridge over a ravine which caused her great inconvenience.