transitive verbedified, edifying, edifies
- Is it my chief design, in choosing my subject, and composing my sermon, to edify the souls of men?
- Some are called to sow, others to reap some are eminently qualified to awaken sinners, others to edify saints.
- He wants a mural that will edify, inspire, or entertain; the artist wants license to experiment and thereby ‘extend human sensitiveness through paint’.
- They are to edify the saints of God - to guard them from error, teach them right ways, encourage them to seek love and unity among themselves, enable them to grow in faith and in the knowledge of Christ.
- Here is material to edify, instruct and challenge.
- Second, however theoretical a work was at times, classical theologians ever retained their pastoral eye for the way doctrine edifies the saints.
- Music has two purposes: 1) to worship and glorify God; 2) to edify and build up Christians.
- Let the one in books that speak the truth edify religious men, and the other in lying fables delight impure demons.
- We are much edified by her Christian character, and feel it is a privilege to have her under our roof.
- But there are some who desire to know that they may edify others, and that is praiseworthy; and there are some who desire to know that they themselves may be edified, and that is wise.
- Note that the early church's priorities were to worship God and to edify the brethren.
- Both disciplines understood their purpose to be the evocation and presentation of intended affections, thereby to persuade and to edify the listener.
- The march is completed with four appendixes aimed at edifying the non-expert on military organization, the conduct of war, weapons used in World War II, and a short bibliographic essay.
- Besides evangelizing the lost and edifying the saved, shouldn't the church also be the conscience for the community?
- In such a church the believer cannot be edified, for the Word of God had been set aside.
- Up until World War 2, practically all evangelical churches held two preaching services every Sunday; one aimed at edifying the church; the other at converting sinners.
- Modern Catholic theologians can find in Luther's writings an authentically Christian voice whose witness to a common gospel can edify as well as irritate Catholic readers.