Definition of Divine service

1. Noun. The act of public worship following prescribed rules. "The Sunday service"

Definition of Divine service

1. Noun. (countable Christianity) A service of public Christian worship. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Divine Service

divine guidance
divine intervention
divine interventions
divine law
divine messenger
divine polity
divine proportion
divine right
divine right of kings
divine service (current term)
diviner's sage

Literary usage of Divine service

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"40)—that is, only as a means, and not for its own sake—has music its rightful place in divine service. It is the " tongue " of art, which edifies only where ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Sanctity, says the Angelic Doctor, is the term used for all that is dedicated to the divine service, whether persons or things. ..."

3. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"The only question is whether it occurred during the celebration by a clergyman of divine service.] A churchwarden has no more right to obstruct the ..."

4. The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, with an by Richard Hooker, Izaak Walton (1850)
"Of Gesture, and Change of Place, in divine service. " shew his dislike if he have ... divine service."

5. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"The reciting musically upon one note any part of divine service, either by the priest or people singly or together. MONOTONIC.— Pertaining to monotone. ..."

6. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1823)
"D У a certaine divine service to be done, at to sing a masse, Sfc. mentioned, of divine service ; and for this divine service certaine, cr to distribute in ..."

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