baptism of fire


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baptism of fire

Christianity the penetration of the Holy Ghost into the human spirit to purify, consecrate, and strengthen it, as was believed to have occurred initially at Pentecost
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"It has been a baptism of fire for some of the lads because they've had to play more rugby than we'd have liked at this stage of their career," Protherough added.
Baptism of Fire: The First Combat Experiences of the Royal Hungarian Air Force and Slovak Air Force, March 1939 by Csaba B.
By ANDREW BALDOCK DAN LYDIATE believes there will be "no better baptism of fire" than the one that awaits an inexperienced Wales pack tomorrow.
WHOEVER comes in as new manager, they will be given something of a baptism of fire.
IT'S been something of a baptism of fire for new head coach Keiron Cunningham.
Team YP will have its baptism of fire this week as it participates in the upcoming Gamergy Tournament in Madrid, Spain.
As it returns for its 28th series, it does so with a new permanent host in the form of Rhod Gilbert, who is bound to be given a baptism of fire by regular team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus.
As it returns for its 28th series, it does so with a new permanent host in the form of Welsh stand-up Rhod Gilbert, who is bound to be given a baptism of fire by regular team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus.
In this baptism of fire Sally, Joel and Darren seem to be left pretty much to their own devices as they hammer, twist and bend the hot steel.
He made his racing debut in the first round and it was a real baptism of fire, but he emerged with honours as he rode a first bend bump to chase home the very highly rated Owen McKenna-trained Fiery Splendour in 28.67sec.
WE WROTE: Ben Gibson can keep QPR strikers under control, says Tony Mowbray YOU SAID: Baptism of fire for Gibson ...
Di Canio's first game in charge of Sunderland will be at Stamford Bridge next week, a virtual baptism of fire. ( ANI )