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Definition of "divine service" []

  • A service of public Christian worship. (noun)

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Use "divine service" in a sentence
  • "It happened that this bishop attending divine service in a church at Langley in Bucks, and hearing there a psalm sung, whose wretched expression, far from conveying the meaning of the Royal Psalmist, not only marred devotion, but turned what was excellent in the original into downright burlesque; he tried that evening if he could not easily, and with plainness suitable to the lowest understanding, deliver it from that garb which rendered it ridiculous."
  • "On Sunday after divine service he would write to his father, to the Cousins James and Jem Thistlethwaite to tell them that he had managed to make a home for himself in this southern immensity."
  • "I heard this morning that Lieutenant Clark had been deputed to take divine service because the Major is not well."