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Definition of "exhortations" []

  • Plural form of exhortation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exhortations" in a sentence
  • ""He deals more in exhortations, because those intent on useless questions needed chiefly to be recalled to the study of a holy, moral life; for nothing so effectually allays men's wandering curiosity, as the being brought to recognize those duties in which they ought to exercise themselves" [Calvin]. speak -- without restraint: contrast Tit 1: 11, "mouths ... stopped." doctrine -- "instruction" or "teaching.""
  • "It’s that time of year — the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur on the Jewish calendar — when my inbox gets filled with exhortations from the philo-semites of the evangelical world who believe these holidays foretell the time when we Jews will be blinded by the light at Armageddon and become followers of Jesus."
  • "Under such conditions, God and his exhortations are therefore superfluous, and the task before the ethical philosopher is to determine why God (or anyone else) would be constrained to consider particular actions right or wrong."