visible church

visible church
noun

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Visible Church noun
The body of professing Christians on earth at any specific moment
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  • Visible church — Visible Vis i*ble, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See {Vision}.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Visible — Vis i*ble, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See {Vision}.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper. [1913 Webster] Maker of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Church —    Derived probably from the Greek kuriakon (i.e., the Lord s house ), which was used by ancient authors for the place of worship.    In the New Testament it is the translation of the Greek word ecclesia, which is synonymous with the Hebrew kahal …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • church — /cherrch/, n. 1. a building for public Christian worship. 2. public worship of God or a religious service in such a building: to attend church regularly. 3. (sometimes cap.) the whole body of Christian believers; Christendom. 4. (sometimes cap.)… …   Universalium

  • Church of God in Christ, Mennonite — For other uses, see Church of God in Christ. Church of God in Christ, Mennonite is a 19th century offshoot of the Mennonite Church. They are also known as Holdeman Mennonites, after the original leader, John Holdeman. Contents 1 History 2 Faith… …   Wikipedia

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