Pillar of Fire

adjective

Definition of Pillar of Fire

: of, relating to, or being a fundamentalist holiness premillenarian church beginning as an offshoot of U.S. Methodism in 1901, retaining Methodist polity, and emphasizing sanctification as a second work of grace following justification

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History and Etymology for Pillar of Fire

from Pillar of Fire, bulletin published by the founder of the sect

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“Pillar of Fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pillar%20of%20Fire. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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