the Messiah


Judaism : a king who will be sent by God to save the Jews
Christianity : Jesus Christ

Examples of the Messiah in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yaw is planning another buyback in June and a number of other churches across Michigan are planning an effort that month to combat gun violence called Silence the Violence, led by the Church of the Messiah in Detroit. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 31 Mar. 2024 Its brown-on-brown battle scenes tease a generation ignorant of war and politics and that is no longer encouraged to believe in the Messiah (certainly not petulant Chalamet). Armond White, National Review, 1 Mar. 2024 The former religious leader of Renaissance Unity church in Warren spoke at several houses of worship in Michigan over the past week, including the Michigan Psychedelic Society, Church of the Messiah in Detroit, and the Theosophical Society in Detroit in Berkley. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 26 Feb. 2024 As Paul builds trust among the Fremen army, his mother plants rumors among the people in the caves that her son is the Messiah. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Feb. 2024 For religious Jews, the establishment of a state prior to the arrival of the Messiah was an apostasy. Gideon Lewis-Kraus, The New Yorker, 15 Feb. 2024 Members of the splinter group believe that Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, who led the Chabad Lubavitch movement before his death at age 92 in 1994, is the Messiah, a claim that the mainstream Chabad movement rejects. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 9 Jan. 2024 When that idea doesn’t pan out, Plan B kicks in: Take a page from the playbook of the Messiah himself and start performing a few magic tricks around town, conning the crowd for shekels, with Elijah as his shill. Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 8 Jan. 2024 And for good reason: The church fears of an ancient prophecy that a woman will give birth to both the Messiah and the Antichrist. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2023

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