Sentence Examples


  • Cynthia joined him with a tray of sacrificial pork chops awaiting controlled incineration.
  • It was as if he'd tossed out a sacrificial lamb to a flock of vultures.
  • The ritual books of our Pentateuch were not then in existence, and the sacrificial cult might be treated with contempt as not authoritative.
  • Priest and prophet, he sought to unify the national religious consciousness by preserving the sacrificial cult, discarding its abuses and vitalizing it ethically.
  • He connects the Christian ministry, not with the worship of the Temple, in which were priests and sacrificial ritual, but with that of the synagogue, which was a local institution providing spiritual edification by the reading and exposition of Scripture.'

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