Sentence Examples


  • The earliest instance of an ecclesiastical precept on the subject occurs in can.
  • It is nothing else than the preaching and precept of Christ.
  • To the ordinary good citizen of antiquity, whose religion was the consecration of family ties, such a precept was no less scandalous than it is to a Chinaman or Hindu of to-day.
  • He might not lie nor take an oath, for the precept "Swear not at all" was, like the rest of the gospel, taken seriously.
  • The use of excommunication as a form of Christian discipline is based on the precept of Christ and on apostolic practice.