Definition of City of God in English:

City of God

Syllabification: Cit·y of God
  • 1Paradise, perceived as an ideal community in Heaven.
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    • The City of God was invisible - it was not of this earth.
    • We know that the peace of Heaven, the City of God, awaits and cannot be constructed by man.
    • God's original creation is thus renewed and transformed, but not annihilated, in the heavenly City of God.
  • 1.1The Christian Church.
    [from The City of God by St. Augustine]
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    • But it is also a picture of the work God is doing in the restoration of His Church - the spiritual City of God.
    • He has witnessed something similar, something - dare I say it - more important: the attempted destruction of the Church, the City of God, the Body of Christ on earth.

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