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muh sahy uh

  • n  any expected deliverer
  • n  Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer
  • n  the awaited king of the Jews; the promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people
  • n  an oratorio composed by Handel in 1742

  • A controversial relic suggests that the story of a messiah who died and rose after three days was extant three decades before the birth of Christ.
  • But they're not the cartoonish images of clouds parting and shining light upon Obama that might be expected in an ad spoofing him as a messiah.
  • Was French Composer Olivier Messiaen a musical messiah or a voice from the jungle? Critics differed.
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    Thomas G. Lueth, 69, of Grand Island died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church. The Rev. Jack Eske will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery.
    June 22, 2013 - Grand Island Independent
  • Russell Brand Cancels Middle East Shows Over Extremist Threats
    Russell Brand has a Messiah Complex—not a martyr complex. The British comedian has canceled shows in Lebanon and Abu Dhabi after the venues where he was scheduled to perform...
    June 20, 2013 - E! Online
  • School to expand language programs
    When Messiah Montessori School began placing its youngest students in language immersion classes last year, parents questioned the curriculum.
    June 20, 2013 - The Houma Courier

  • Kurmanbek Bakiyev in International Herald Tribune
    The Kyrgyz people lost one of their finest sons, but that is not all,Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev said at the funeral in Bishkek. "The world lost a spiritual messiah whose words resounded in the hearts of millions of people on the...
  • Phil Gould in The Canberra Times
    Canterbury will no doubt pursue Williams to fulfil the terms of his contract, but the man Phil Gould called "the Messiah of Rugby League" has gone to union and won't be coming back, and many, many NRL players will pursue the French connection in...

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