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  The Divine "Word" of Oriental Origin
The most ancient tradition taught that the Word emanated from the mouth of the principal God, and "became flesh," that is, took form, as the ancient Brahmins expressed it, for the special purpose of serving as agent in the work of creation, that is, to become the creator of the external universe.
Christ, as the Divine Word, declared, "Before Abraham was I am," and that he had an existence with the Father before the foundation of the world, etc., which is a distinct avowal of the doctrine of preexistence.
In most cases the living Divine Word was known by different names and titles, prior to the era of its assuming the mortal form, from that by which it was known after its fleshly investment.
www.infidels.org /library/historical/kersey_graves/16/chap23.html   (1332 words)

 Divine Word Lutheran Church
Divine Word Evangelical Lutheran Church of Plover is blessed to commemorate its 25th anniversary in 1996.
Divine Word was started by 31 communicants who joined in 1971 of whom eleven are still members.
Divine Word joined WELS congregations in Wausau and Wisconsin Rapids in sponsoring a month of our Synod’s TV commercial "Precious Is the Child" on local cable networks in December 1991.
www.pchswi.org /archives/church/divine_word.html   (1908 words)

 Divine Word - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Divine Word may refer to the Word of God, which in a Christian context usually refers to the Bible.
Divine Word College is a Roman Catholic seminary in Epworth, Iowa that trains students for missionary work, affiliated with the Society of the Divine Word.
Divine Word School of English is a Roman Catholic school that teaches English as a foreign language; it is located in Maynooth, Ireland, and is also affiliated with the Society of the Divine Word.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Divine_Word   (251 words)

From this Harnack concludes that the mention of the Word was only a starting-point for the Evangelist, and that he passed directly from this Hellenic conception of the Logos to the Christian doctrine of the only Son ("Ueber das Verhältniss des Prologs des vierten Evangeliums zum ganzen Werk" in "Zeitschrift fur Theol.
Mental survivals of Stoic psychology seem to be responsible for this attitude: the philosophers of the Portico distinguished between the innate word (endiathetos) and the uttered word (prophorikos) bearing in mind this distinction the aforesaid apologists conceived a development in the Word of God after the same fashion.
He compares the Word of God, not to the word spoken by the lips, but to the interior speech of the soul, whereby we may in some measure grasp the Divine mystery; engendered by the mind it remains therein, is equal thereto, is the source of its operations.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09328a.htm   (2492 words)

 The Divine Word or Truth and Life Lived Accordingly - Part 2
They are taken from the Word and in fact, if it were not for the Bible or the Word of God, the doctrines concerning the various beliefs and a life lived according to them man would be in a state worse than that of any wild animal.
This is because the Word of God teaches man how he should live; it teaches him about the Lord, about the Heavens and the Church and about the Lord's preceding good and truth and, of course, many other things concerning a man's regeneration and salvation.
The Word is the Lord and since the Lord redeems man, then it is the Word that redeems man when it is believed and lived accordingly.
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The words of the holy Fathers witness to the presence of this living tradition, whose wealth is poured into the practice and life of the believing and praying Church.
The bride of the Incarnate Word, the Church taught by the Holy Spirit, is concerned to move ahead toward a deeper understanding of the sacred Scriptures so that she may increasingly feed her sons with the divine words.
By the same word of Scripture the ministry of the Word also, that is, pastoral preaching, catechetics and all Christian instruction, in which the liturgical homily must hold the foremost place, is nourished in a healthy way and flourishes in a holy way.
www.christusrex.org /www1/CDHN/v5.html   (4703 words)

 Divine Word Missionaries
He professed first vows as a Divine Word Missionary in August of 2004 and is currently studying theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.
Divine Word priests and Brothers are not monks, they are missionaries.
All Divine Word priests and Brothers place a high priority on work, both physical and mental, because they know their work for the kingdom is important.
www2.dwci.edu /vocations/pers/smllanes.html   (809 words)

 Society of the Divine Word, USA Western Province - Who We Are
Born in 1837 in Goch, a village on the lower Rhine in Germany Arnold Janssen was ordained a priest in 1861.
The Society of the Divine Word is now the 8th largest religious community of men in the Catholic Church.
The Society of the Divine Word is a non-profit organization and is supported primarily by contributions of people of good will.
www.svd-ca.com /WhoWeAre.htm   (1295 words)

 Society of the Divine Word - Welcome
The Society of the Divine Word is an international congregation of Catholic missionary priests and Brothers founded in 1875.
Its members work primarily where the Gospel has not been preached at all or only insufficiently, and where the local Church is not yet viable on its own.
The Society of the Divine Word is the only major congregation of religious men which has shown steady growth over the last 30 years.
www.divineword.org   (71 words)

 Divine Word Missionaries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Society of the Divine Word was founded by Saint Arnold Janssen on September 8, 1875 in Steyl, a small village in The Netherlands, just across the German border.
In the Philippines, the Divine Word Missionaries arrived in Bangued, Abra in 1909.
On Formation, young candidates for the priesthood are trained in the Divine Word Formation Center in Davao City while seminarians for brotherhood are form in the Freinademetz Formation House in Cebu City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Divine_Word_Missionaries   (1005 words)

 The Science of the Divine Word OM
The Eternal Word - OM In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God, and the word was God.
The triliteral monosyllabic divine word, OM, philologically considered, covers in its triple "mora", the entire ground of sound-phenomena, and acquires the distinction of being the only scientific syllable in all languages.
Psychologically, the incessant mental repetition of this creative Word, results in the wholesome and personality-integrating physiological effect of a deep track made in the brain, effectuates a sublimation of the conational substance, a transmutation of mind"s crude energies, and, in consequence, exerts an awakening and formative impact upon the inner life.
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 20th WCP: Philosophical Theantropy as the Principle of Religious Ecumenism
The trans-revelation of the Divine Word within the theantropic experiences of the human beings consist in the ontic parallelism between the human and the divine in man, and in various religious beliefs is manifested according to different modes of diastatical separation and diathetical disposition of human religiosity.
On the contrary, the Divine Word of God is offered to all men of faith, as can be seen in the case of both sons of Abraham of the Old Testament, or the obligation to spread the Gospel to all the nations of the New Testament.
But, the ontic parallelism of theantropic experience of the human and the divine in man, on the one hand, and the trans-revelation of the Divine Word in various religious beliefs as "manifested in his own proper time", on the other hand, explains the different modes of both diastatical separation and diathetical disposition of human religiosity.
www.bu.edu /wcp/Papers/Reli/ReliWozn.htm   (1813 words)

 The Word and Wisdom of God and Meditation
The Word is the source of whatever being and life it has, and to the Word it must turn in order to live wisely and happily.
The Word, who existed in the beginning with God, by whom all things were made, who was also always present with mankind, was in these last days, according to the time appointed by the Father, united to his own workmanship, inasmuch as he became a man liable to suffering.
It is the Word of God, which "is alive and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and spirit of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart" (Heb 4:12).
www.opusangelorum.org /Formation/Wordandwisdom.html   (5915 words)

 Naam: The Language of Divine Power   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sabad, or the Divine Word, is believed to have descended directly from the Divine Spirit, in which the Divine Knowledge is embodied and is the power and potency of God Himself.
If the Divine Word of the Guru remains in the heart of a disciple, it is believed, he is always free from any kind of fear, anxiety and pain; he remains indifferent to joy or grief and maintains his equanimity under the most stressful and trying conditions.
It is the immanent Rational Principle in the universe, and it is the active principle in all divine and esoteric knowledge.
www.sikhreview.org /april2002/naam.htm   (1965 words)

 The Divine Word - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1).
The teaching of the Hindus was that the Word had existed from all eternity with God and became, when spoken, a glorious form; an aggregate embodiment of all divine ideas and performed the work of creation.
The Word, the Holy Word and the Divine Word are used of the Christian bible, without any suspicion of their heathen origin.
www.unexplained-mysteries.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=44496   (1356 words)

 The Word   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A divine Word is an expression or incarnation of a limited set of principles out of the infinite possibilities open to the creative being.
As God enunciates Her Word, the changing vibrations of Her voice cause changes in the organization of the spiritual planes, and these changes are eventually reflected in the four "material" worlds.
Similarly the vibrations of the divine Word tend to push human souls of incompatible types to the periphery of Her area of work while organizing those that remain into patterns which reflect the vibrations.
www.hermetic.com /browe-archive/word.htm   (618 words)

 Abandonment to Divine Providence | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The divine action beholds in the Word the idea after which you ought to be formed and this example is always before it.
It is thus that the divine Word converses with His spouse, by the solid effects of His action which the spouse without scrutinising curiously, accepts with loving gratitude.
We admire and bless this divine action in the writings relating its history, and when it is ready to continue this writing on our hearts, we keep moving the paper and prevent it writing by our curiosity, to see what it is doing in and around us.
www.ccel.org /ccel/decaussade/abandonment.ii_1.i.ii.xii.html   (798 words)

 Dei Verbum - On Divine Revelation
This plan of revelation is realized by deeds and words having in inner unity: the deeds wrought by God in the history of salvation manifest and confirm the teaching and realities signified by the words, while the words proclaim the deeds and clarify the mystery contained in them.
The Church has always venerated the divine Scriptures just as she venerates the body of the Lord, since, especially in the sacred liturgy, she unceasingly receives and offers to the faithful the bread of life from the table both of God's word and of Christ's body.
This should be so done that as many ministers of the divine word as possible will be able effectively to provide the nourishment of the Scriptures for the people of God, to enlighten their minds, strengthen their wills, and set men's hearts on fire with the love of God.
www.ewtn.com /library/COUNCILS/V2REVEL.HTM   (4188 words)

 Concerning Divine Wisdom: Francis Lee
The Divine Wisdom doth not properly and of itself communicate these gifts, or produce these fruits; but does only infuse her nature into man, as by irradiation: to which nature of Wisdom infused, the gifts of the Spirit are solely communicable, and in which alone the fruits thereof are producible.
As the Word and Spirit are not the same with one another, but distinct: so neither is the Beginning, or Divine day-spring, the same with either; notwithstanding that the former is in it, and the latter with it eternally and inseparably.
This word is found in the account of the creation throughout; and may have more perhaps of a mystery in it, than is ordinarily heeded.
www.passtheword.org /Francis-Lee/lee-wisdom.htm   (4564 words)

 Society of the Divine Word - Features
While Divine Word College is the primary entry formation program and the only undergraduate program for young men interested in becoming Divine Word Missionary priests and Brothers, we also have four formation programs in the U. S for those who have completed their college education.
They spend one year in a Divine Word community studying or working side-by-side with SVD missionaries to get a firsthand experience of our missionary ministries.
Men who are considering continuing their training as priests or Brothers spend a year at Divine Word Novitiate, Techny getting acquainted with the SVD Constitutions and life in the religious community.
www.divineword.org /education05-manymen.asp   (796 words)

 Jesus the Divine Word
Almighty God, Jesus the Divine Word Parish is a Community of faith committed to bring Jesus to the people, principally through the Eucharist.
Sometime in the autumn of 57 A.D., Saint Paul penned these uncommon words to the growing Christian community residing at Corinth, in Greece, and through them they call to us to live out their meaning in the unique commmunion of life that is the believing Church.
As the Word made flesh, Jesus became the true and perfect sacrifice which "fulfills all others:" linking us as 'saved' trhrough divine revelation and communion to the life we have with God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
www.jesusdivineword.org /files/vision.html   (316 words)

 Jesus-Word Made Flesh - Catholic Pacific Northwest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Because of the Word dwelling in that body, it would remain incorruptible, and all would be freed for ever from corruption by the grace of the resurrection.
He is the Word of God who dwelt with man and became the Son of Man to open the way for man to receive God, for God to dwell with man, according to the will of the Father.
The Word spoke first of all through the prophets, but because the message was couched in such obscure language that it could be only dimly apprehended, in the last days the Father sent the Word in person, commanding him to show himself openly so that the world could see him and be saved.
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 [Wheel] > The Divine Seal and Capstone of God's Word
This is "rightly dividing the Word of truth." Note also that the numerical value of the letters Alpha and Omega is 801, the same as that of Ho Ktisas (The Creator), and Peristera (Dove).
The Divine Word conforms perfectly to the pattern of the sevenfold lamp designed by God in Exodus as a symbol of the Eternal Light of His self-revelation.
The word Tehilah is the Tav KeyWord used in the last verse of the alphabetic Psalm 145 (vs.
www.biblewheel.com /Wheel/Capstone.asp   (4792 words)

 Divine Word Chapel | Where We Perform | Music of the Baroque
Divine Word Chapel is somewhat modern in its simplified Neo-Gothic design.
It is the predominant building of a surprising prairie seminary established in the 1920s by the Society of the Divine Word.
Much of the interior ornamentation, including the massive seven-sided chandelier symbolizing Christ’s seven gifts, the ornate grillwork framing the sanctuary, many wall sconces, the trompe l’oeil walls simulating marble, and the beautifully detailed ceiling, was crafted by the skilled brothers of the order.
www.baroque.org /venues/divineword.htm   (309 words)

 Divine Word Missionaries: Masses
Divine Word Missionaries are happy to cooperate with you in fulfilling your mass request.
2,500 Divine Word Missionary priests in our home and foreign mission are eager to take care of your Mass requests your offerings provide greatly needed help for our missionaries.
Divine Word Missionaries will attend to your requests promptly.
www.svdmissions.org /site/PageServer?pagename=Masses   (165 words)

 His Divine Word
Churches are adopting the customs of world culture and leaving God's word behind.
Those people who exchange the truth for a lie are in for a shock in the next life.
His divine Word is the only source for absolute truth.
www.hisdivineword.com   (318 words)

 Divine Word Seminary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
By tradition, the homily is preached not in the Church, not during the Liturgy of the Word, but toward the end of the Mass, outside, in this gymnasium.
Raul is a professor of Moral Theology at the Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City.
Location: Tagaytay, PH The writer is a professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages at the Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City, Philippines; part-time lecturer of Biblical Hebrew at the Loyola School Theology, Quezon City and Theology at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.
www.divinewordseminary.blogspot.com   (4914 words)

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