Whatever the cause, the evangelists saw in it a token of nature's awe at the death of the Son of God.
The difficulty, the impossibility, of effecting such a harmony of the statements of the evangelists was felt by the early Christian writers.
The two Canonical Evangelists made use of imperfect fragments destitute of one member of the sentence.
Regarding the difficulty of supposing that Jesus or the Evangelists could have been imbued with any sun-myth ideas, we must take into consideration the existence at that time of the Jewish sect, the Essenes.
The evangelists made it clear that they wrote with a "lack of concern for historical precision.
Moreover, had there been such phenomena, the other evangelists would not have failed to support their position with these divine manifestations.
And we are entitled to ask how they can possibly be made to agree with the express testimony of the Evangelists that Moses and Elijah were seen in Christ's company, and 'spake of the decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.
It merely shows us what the evangelists or their predecessors believed him to mean.
The explanation is sensible enough; but, while incidentally showing that the Evangelists were just as credulous and ignorant as other people of their times, it is a dangerous concession.
His candle illumines also Sansovino's bronze sacristy door, with its fine reliefs of the Deposition and the Resurrection, with the heads of Evangelists and Prophets above them.
The north has a lovely Gothic doorway and much sculpture, including on the west wall of the transept a rather nice group of sheep, and beneath it a pretty little saint; while the Evangelists are again here--S.
Sansovino designed also the bronze figures of the Evangelists on the balustrade of the choir stalls and the reliefs of the Doge's and Dogaressa's private pews.
About the walls are the evangelists and prophets (S.
He followed in the Latin tongue the words as Brother Emmanuel spoke them, and looking up he asked wistfully: "But where are they now, the apostles and prophets, the evangelists and pastors?
The Evangelists on the ceiling, the eight Saints on the pilasters are also by Benozzo.
The Prophets and Saints in the angles and round the windows, the Evangelists on the ceiling are the work of Sebastiano Mainardi.
In the chapel there are a Madonna and Saints behind the altar from his hand, with Evangelists and Saints on the walls, and the arms of the Turamini above.
Over the high altar the beautiful marble Ciborium, with the risen Christ above and the four Evangelists below, is the work of one of the chief Florentine sculptors of the latter half of the Quattrocento, Benedetto da Maiano.
Evangelists are itinerant preachers of the gospel and assistants of the Apostles.
By the apostles, as chief rulers and stewards of the church, evangelists and pastors (or angels, Rev.
Strange that the evangelists who omit so much, who would have so strong a motive for omitting this particular "inconsistency" no less for their Master's good name than for the safety of the Church, should one and all record it.
It seems probable, indeed, that the itinerant evangelistswho had lately become the fashion among us, have passed the heyday of their power.
How needless to raise the question why every one of our four evangelists should report the act and give it the prominence they do.
For our evangelistsrecord it reluctantly, minimizing its political significance and its insurrectionary flavor.
Although this period embraces only the week from the Anointing by Mary to the Death of Jesus on the cross, its events are so minutely related by the Evangelists as to occupy one-third of the Gospels.
About the time of the death of Herod Agrippa, the two evangelists returned, from their charitable errand, to Antioch, where they remained until the next great event, the first missionary journey.
One or two of the London founders use the symbols of the four Evangelists (Plate 34).
Now, were these inspired penmen, prophets, apostles, and evangelists each God, or clothed with the incommunicable attributes of the Divinity?
And it was not till the end of the first century that the writings of the Evangelists and apostles were collected and formed into a canon or rule of faith.
Now all this parallel between Jesus of Nazareth and the Servant of the Lord is unmistakable enough, even in this mere outline; but the details of the Gospel narrative and the language of the Evangelists still more emphasize it.
For the purposes, for which the Evangelists and Paul borrow the texts, these might as well be unnamed, or attributed to any other canonical writer.
It cannot possibly denote such a man as Joseph of Arimathea; nor, is it to be observed, do the Evangelists in describing Christ's burial in that rich and pious man's tomb take any notice of this line about the Suffering Servant.
It is of the same fine character as that of the western doors; the central door has a figure of our Lord with the emblems of the Evangelists on either side, and beyond them the Evangelists themselves writing at desks.
The lowest stage has the four evangelists and the four doctors painted on its side panels, and SS.
It has an Agnus Dei surrounded by angels in the tympanum, the four Evangelists with their emblems in one order of the arch, bold foliage in the next, a deep scallop ornament in the third, and delicate foliage in the label.
Hebraic, in Genesin) "that Porphyry calumniates the Evangelists for making a miracle to the ignorant, by asserting that Christ walked on the sea, calling the lake Genezareth the sea.
Then it was that turning again to the Evangelists he made the wonderful discovery, which later apostles of the ego have not made, that Jesus Christ was the perfect example and embodiment of his vision.
The four evangelists presuppose a knowledge of Jesus that they aim at making more perfect.
As Hunter ceased reading out the words of the hymn, the little company of evangelists began to sing, accompanied by the strains of a small but peculiarly sweet-toned organ.
Nimrod and the other evangelists laughed, and looked pityingly at the young man.
Apostles and Evangelists went out to the ends of the earth without patron, or friend, or other external advantage which could insure their success?
And as in this main characteristic of the other Evangelists St. John resembles them, so also he follows them in all the chief incidents which they record.
Do not the Evangelists take pains to speak of their Master as the Son of David?
And the other Evangelists say that he was not alone in the complaint.
The other Evangelists say that Jesus proved Himself to be a King, and so fulfilled the words of the Prophets.
How careful the Evangelists are that we should not be hindered from seeing the facts, and the Person, even by listening to their words!
This narrative is the most signal instance of discrepancy between St. John and the other Evangelists which we shall meet with in our whole course.
The three Evangelists speak of Him continually as teaching in the synagogues; only at the close of His ministry as teaching in the Temple.
Of evidence, as I have remarked to you before, the other Evangelists give us very little.
The other Evangelists have spoken to us of a kingdom of heaven, a kingdom the nature of which might be explained by parables of nature, the powers of which were manifested in acts of healing and blessing to men.
There had been differences in the reports of the Evangelists respecting the appearance of the angels to the women.
We have no hint in the first three Evangelists of Christ's presence at any of the Jerusalem feasts, between that in His twelfth year and that which preceded His crucifixion.
In trying to discover what this method is, the reader is likely to be struck with the importance which all the Evangelists attach to the arraignment of Christ before Caiaphas and before Pontius Pilate.
If this means that the Evangelistswould certainly know whether Christ died or not, we demur to it at once.
Now can it be maintained that the Evangelists would be so likely to overrate the half-heartedness of the Apostles, that we should look with suspicion upon the many and very plain indications of their having been only half-hearted?
Evangelists of the death of Jesus is clear, unanimous, and connected.
Had this been so the three other Evangelists would not have passed over so important a testimony to the Resurrection.
On these points the Evangelists do indeed appear to be 'clear, unanimous, and connected.
We could indeed ill spare either the testimony of the Evangelists or that of St. Paul, but if we were obliged to content ourselves with one only, we should choose the Apostle.
It might seem a damaging thing that the Apostles should have doubted as much as long as they clearly did; would then the Evangelists go out of their way to introduce more signs of hesitation?
I take on myself to say there never have been two more diligent evangelists than were Bro.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "evangelists" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.