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for Christ's sake

A mild oath of exasperation, annoyance, frustration, anger, or surprise. Would you let me finish my story, for Christ's sake? Oh for Christ's sake, I just had the car fixed and now you've put a dent in it! For Christ's sake! I haven't seen you in years!
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The third and final scene is at the foot of the Cross where, along with Joseph of Arimathea, another Pharisee, they take the dead body of Christ down from the Cross to bury him.
Knowing Christ brings us everlasting peace, joy, comfort and contentment.
Both texts illustrate that Christ is now, in some real sense, absent from believers.
We must understand," says Calvin, "that as long as Christ remains outside of us, and we are separated from him, all that he has suffered and done for the salvation of the human race remains useless and of no value to us.
1 -- 2 -- color) Church members, right, portray Mary (Rachel Bateson, 17, of Pearblossom) and Joseph (Cody Lush, 15, of Little Rock) with baby Jesus in a live Nativity pageant at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Palmdale.
Mary is the advent of Christ, bringing Christ to the people before Christ himself is born.
His courtier is permanently present, his Christ is subject to the laws of physics.
The Records of a Church of Christ in Bristol, 1640-1687, Bristol Record Society's Publication, vol.
Paul's words to the Galatians (3:26-28), that in Christ we are neither male nor female, Jew or Gentile, slave or free, but all are one in union with Christ.
Gibson naturally has a different understanding of this commandment (indeed, Catholics and Protestants do not agree on the numbering of the commandment at issue here), which is why images of Christ are so ingrained in Catholic modes of worship and evangelism.
While on this earth, however, man is progressively educated to put on Christ, a process that takes place, at least partly, through images.
The American Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina, representing Darla Kay Wynne, a Great Falls resident and assistant national director of a group called Witches Against Religious Discrimination, sued the Great Falls mayor and town council for routinely opening council meetings with prayers invoking Jesus Christ.
Christ most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Aristotle Inc.
In this thorough study, Edmondson captures the centrality that Jesus Christ holds in the theology of John Calvin.