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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Control.
3358. metron -- a measure
... 3358 ("standard, measure") is the controlling basis by which something is determined
as acceptable or unacceptable -- rooting to as His being is the only ...
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2888. kosmokrator -- a ruler of this world
... Definition: ruler of this world, that is, of the world as asserting its independence
of God; used of the angelic or demonic powers controlling the sublunary ...
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4998. sophron -- of sound mind, self-controlled
... balance. [The root () is the root of "," the inner organ (muscle) that regulates
physical life, controlling breathing and heart beat. ...
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1468. egkrates -- strong, master of, self-controlled
... self-controlled -- literally, "mastered from within" (used only in Tit 1:8);
"originally, 'having power over; possessed of'; hence, 'controlling, keeping in ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7982. shelet -- perhaps shield
... shield. From shalat; probably a shield (as controlling, ie Protecting the person) --
shield. see HEBREW shalat. 7981, 7982. shelet. 7983 . Strong's Numbers
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The Controlling Purpose.
... The "How" of Relationship The Controlling Purpose. Vital relationship is always
expressed by purpose. ... Its controlling purpose is to please Jesus. ...
/.../ talks on prayer/the controlling purpose.htm

1 John v. 16
... of the divine life may thereby ensue, interruptions of the christian development,
which yet do not undermine this life itself as the controlling principle, but ...
// first epistle of john/1 john v 16.htm

Living on the Top Floor.
... It is this: the Holy Spirit controlling the man who embodies the message. I mean
by controlling him that he has surrendered himself to the Spirit's control. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/living on the top floor.htm

Sovereignty of God in Administration
... Is God governing this world of ours? Is He shaping the destinies of nations,
controlling the course of empires, determining the limits of dynasties? ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter three sovereignty of god.htm

God's Providence
... Co-operation varies with the nature of the objects towards which it is
exercised.3. Government, as a branch of Providence, is God's controlling all created ...
/.../chapter vi gods providence.htm

Concerning Sovereign Lord, "Ancient of Days" in which Also ...
... sing the God of many Names, as "Sovereign Lord," and as "Ancient of days." For He
is called the former, by reason that He is an all-controlling basis, binding ...
/.../dionysius/dionysis on divine names/caput x concerning sovereign lord.htm

The Threefold Cord of Jesus' Life.
... Jesus came to do somebody's else will. The controlling purpose of His life was to
please His Father. That was the secret of the power of His earthly career. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on prayer/the threefold cord of jesus.htm

A Steamer Chair for his Friend.
... of the world's great cities. He has displayed great genius for controlling
the details of his vast enterprise. It is said that at ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/a steamer chair for his.htm

Nature of Church History.
... It is no after-thought of God, no subsequent emendation of the plan of creation,
but it is the eternal forethought, the controlling idea, the beginning, the ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 1 nature of church.htm

The Notion of Inability.
... They have every hour been exerting their own freedom, have been controlling directly
their attention and their outward life, by the free exercise of their ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxxiii the notion of.htm

Controlling (5 Occurrences)
...Controlling (5 Occurrences). 1 Timothy 3:11 Women are to be serious in behaviour,
saying no evil of others, controlling themselves, true in all things. (BBE). ...
/c/controlling.htm - 7k

Law (670 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) In general, a rule of being or of conduct, established by an authority able
to enforce its will; a controlling regulation; the mode or order according ...
/l/law.htm - 101k

Convert (6 Occurrences)
... called conversion in (any one); to turn from a bad life to a good one; to change
the heart and moral character of (any one) from the controlling power of sin ...
/c/convert.htm - 9k

Overruling (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overrule. 2. (a.) Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling
Providence. Multi-Version Concordance Overruling (2 Occurrences). ...
/o/overruling.htm - 7k

Leading (101 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Lead. 2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lead. 3. (a.) Guiding; directing;
controlling; foremost; as, a leading motive; a leading man; a leading example. ...
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Governing (6 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Govern. 2. (a.) Holding the superiority; prevalent;
controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state. ...
/g/governing.htm - 8k

Wheel (20 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A circular frame having handles on the periphery, and an axle which is so
connected with the tiller as to form a means of controlling the rudder for ...
/w/wheel.htm - 18k

Warning (30 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Isaiah 8:11 For the Lord, controlling me with a strong hand, gave me
orders not to go in the way of this people, saying, (See NIV). ...
/w/warning.htm - 15k

Influence (13 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Hence, in general, the bringing about of an effect, physical or moral, by
a gradual process; controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or ...
/i/influence.htm - 11k

Idea (64 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A belief, option, or doctrine; a characteristic or controlling
principle; as, an essential idea; the idea of development. ...
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Controlling: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Controlling (5 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 3:11
Women are to be serious in behaviour, saying no evil of others, controlling themselves, true in all things.

1 Timothy 5:14
So it is my desire that the younger widows may be married and have children, controlling their families, and giving the Evil One no chance to say anything against them,

Genesis 43:31
Then, after washing his face, he came out, and controlling his feelings said, Put food before us.

Esther 5:10
But controlling himself, he went to his house; and he sent for his friends and Zeresh, his wife.

Isaiah 8:11
For the Lord, controlling me with a strong hand, gave me orders not to go in the way of this people, saying,



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