christ Idioms & Phrases


ascension of christ

  • noun (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
    Ascension.
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before christ

  • adverb before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born
    B.C.; BC.
    • in 200 BC
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christ plant

  • noun somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts
    Christ plant; Euphorbia milii; crown of thorns.
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christ thorn

  • noun somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts
    Christ plant; Euphorbia milii; crown of thorns.
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christ within

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Light; Light Within; Inner Light.
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christ's resurrection

  • noun (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
    Resurrection; Christ's Resurrection.
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christ's-thorn

  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit
    Paliurus spina-christi; Jerusalem thorn.
  • noun spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
    jujube; jujube bush; Ziziphus jujuba; Jerusalem thorn.
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Christ's-thorn` noun

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  1. (Bot.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the Paliurus aculeatus, Zizyphus Spina-Christi, and Z. vulgaris. The last bears the fruit called jujube, and may be considered to have been the most readily obtainable for the Crown of Thorns.
Webster 1913

church of christ scientist

  • noun Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
    Christian Science.
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church of jesus christ of latter-day saints

  • noun church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Mormons; Mormon Church.
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disciples of christ

  • noun a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
    Christian Church.
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hypostasis of christ

  • noun any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
    hypostasis.
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jesus christ

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer.
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palma christ

  • noun large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
    castor bean plant; palma christi; Ricinus communis; castor-oil plant.
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passion of christ

  • noun the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
    Passion.
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resurrection of christ

  • noun (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
    Resurrection; Christ's Resurrection.
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second coming of christ

  • noun (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
    Advent; Parousia; Second Advent; Second Coming.
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united church of christ

  • noun merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church in 1957
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united society of believers in christ's second appearing

  • noun a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States
    Shakers.
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vicar of christ

  • noun the head of the Roman Catholic Church
    Roman Catholic Pope; pontiff; pope; Catholic Pope; Holy Father; Bishop of Rome.
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