sake

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sake

, saké, saki
a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice
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As an intrinsic part of foolish wisdom and like the fools for Christ's sake and crazy-wise adepts of Eastern religions, it turns the world upside down; challenges the received wisdom; chides, irritates, deflates, scorns or inspires, uplifts, affirms the listeners and readers.
May those of us who have grown old in the ministry not grow cynical, but, rather, take some time apart to contemplate the incomparable thrill of our own ordination that prompted us to want to be "fools for Christ's sake.
BE yE kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
We're the fucking Kings of the Road for Christ's sake.
Furthermore, it is taught that we cannot obtain forgiveness of sin and righteousness before God through our merit, work, or satisfactions, but that we receive forgiveness of sin and become righteous before God out of grace for Christ's sake through faith when we believe that Christ has suffered for us and that for his sake our sin is forgiven and righteousness and eternal life are given to us.
People should just wake up and smell the coffee - there was a tsunami the other week, for Christ's sake.
Each day you, the preacher, strive to clarify these roles in terms of your people's temptations and misfortunes, joys and successes, genuine values and relationships, so that those who want to lose (or keep) their lives for Christ's sake and the gospel's can do so.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia similarly presented himself and his audience: "We are fools for Christ's sake.