godly godly  /ˈɡɑd li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing great reverence for god
  2. (adj) emanating from God

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Usage(s):

  1. An aspirant to a godly life must observe the Hindu practice of Brahmacharya, or celibacy, as a means of self-control and a way to devote all energy to public service.
  2. While he wouldn't be the first to experience a conversion on the road to Des Moines, there are simpler ways of understanding the new godly Gingrich.
  3. Frederick Exley's novel A Fan's Notes is the classic exmple, about a man obsessed with the distance between his humble self and the godly, real life football hero Frank Gifford.

News

  1. Billy Graham's Grandson Responds to Sovereign Grace Ministries Lawsuit

    Christian radio host Janet Mefferd talked with Boz Tchividjian, evangelist Billy Graham's grandson and founder of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment, who strongly responded to the silence of evangelical leaders on the Sovereign Grace Ministries lawsuit.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  2. Harold Alfonzo Carter: A prince of a preacher

    The Reverend Harold Alfonzo Carter was a divine Godly prophet, whose life was sparkling and momentous. As the senior pastor at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore, he invited acclaimed giants in the ministry such as Gardner Taylor; E.V. Hill; E.K. Bailey; John Bryant; A. C. D. Vaughn; and William Jones to share his pulpit.  Harold Carter was the eldest son of a southern theologian whose ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Baltimore Times

  3. From the Creators of 'Fireproof' and 'The Love Dare' Comes 'The Love Dare For Parents'

    NASHVILLE, June 6, 2013 / Christian Newswire / -- From Stephen and Alex Kendrick -- the writers/producer/director of FIREPROOF and the author's of the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book it inspired, The Love Dare -- comes a life-changing tool for building strong, godly families -- The Love Dare for Parents.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Christian News Wire

Quotes

  1. "Our job is to reclaim America for Christ, whatever the cost," Rev. D. James Kennedy said, according to Rolling Stone magazine. "As the vice regents of God, we are to exercise Godly dominion and influence over our neighborhoods, our schools,...
    on Jun 16, 2005 By: D James Kennedy Source: Falls Church News Press

  2. "When I go to the keyboard, I feel holy, like an angel over my head. I feel very holy. When we did (the Beach Boys hit) 'God Only Knows,' I felt holy about that too. A godly something comes through me," Wilson says, motioning with his hands....
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Brian Wilson Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Paul tells us, "Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted" (2 Timothy 3:12).
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: the Apostle Paul Source: Dallas Baptist Standard

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /