Peculiar People

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Peculiar People,

an alternate rendering for the biblical phrase "chosen people" (of Israel), applied to numerous Protestant dissenting sects such as the Plumstead peculiars. This group, founded in London in 1838 by John Banyard, refused medical treatment as an article of faith.
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And there's never a shortage of peculiar people at the gym.
Moreover, confidently peculiar people are authentic, and that particular aspect is a requirement to ideas that catch fire in culture.
Guest Audrey Griffiths will talk about More Most Peculiar People. New members welcome, go along for tea and a chat - - and a raffle.
They look at the State of Israel and see a peculiar religion that belongs to a peculiar people that asserts itself with a strong military, and they don't like it.
Mormon newspapers depicted Mormonism as a peculiar people who suffered in the same way as the early church.
Expect peculiar people and strange sorts - or at least more peculiar and strange than normal!
"The fun goes on in the lobby, where peculiar people conspire, and just outside the hotel, where people hide corpses, or try to.
(2.) Gavin Souter, A Peculiar People: The Australians in Paraguay, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1968; Anne Whitehead, Paradise Mislaid: In Search of the Australian Tribe of Paraguay, University of Queensland Press, St.
In the West, the Arabs were considered a very peculiar people because they were untouched by waves of globalization, democratization, and the sense of longing for freedom that other "normal" people in the universe were feeling.
The Jews are a peculiar people: things permitted to other nations are forbidden to the Jews.
And more than all this, as a pastor am I open to God and God's peculiar people loving me?
Christ was the sacrificial lamb pure and sinless--Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto himself a peculiar people zealous of good works." This section is completed by three more Biblical quotes.