Promised Land


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Promised Land

1. Old Testament the land of Canaan, promised by God to Abraham and his descendants as their heritage (Genesis 12:7)
2. heaven, esp when considered as the goal towards which Christians journey in their earthly lives
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The promised land for the French during their advance had been Moscow, during their retreat it was their native land.
So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.
The magic of the place combined with an overwhelming sense of dangers left behind, and of the promised land reached at last, seemed to charm us into silence.
For a week or two she went on resolutely enough, though with an occasional sinking of heart, as if she had set out toward the Promised Land alone, and found it a thirsty, trackless, uncertain journey.
Nor even that a Spirit called Holy, led your forefathers into promised lands, which I do not praise: for where the worst of all trees grew--the cross,--in that land there is nothing to praise
Goddess and Grail: The Battle for King Arthur's Promised Land
If you study the Bible, God did not want Abraham to reach the Promised Land even though he was the leader of a certain group,' said Aroga after putting up nine points and grabbing 12 boards in his final UAAP game.
The branded portfolio comprises drinkable yogurt under the LaLa and Frusion brands and exclusive milks under the Promised Land and Skim Plus brands.
Since my purpose is to outline the main features of a new theological hermeneutics of the concept of Promised Land, I will have to summarize to an extreme and simplify extremely complex nuances contained in scripture.
THE plight of the immigrants which we see daily in our newspapers and on news bulletins on television remind me of the story of Moses leading the exodus to the promised land.
After the powerful Northridge earthquake, other natural disasters, depressing business events like stock market crash, terrorist attack using nuclear and chemical weapons, happened one after the other in America - during the years that there were diplomatic efforts by the then US president to give away a part of its Promised Land to establish the Palestinian state.
Yorke is proud to announce the release of her novel, “Compass: The Journey of the Soul from Egypt to the Promised Land.