Eternal in a sentence

Definition of Eternal

Lasting forever; unending. | (philosophy) existing outside time; as opposed to sempiternal, existing within time but everlastingly | (dated) Exceedingly great or bad; used as an intensifier.

How to use Eternal in a Sentence?

  • This is the ground on which we believe the election of individuals to eternal life to proceed.
  • In its eternal rounds, it touches and blesses all things living with its power.
  • Notwithstanding the claims of divine justice, all were not reprobated and doomed to eternal death.
  • They are not the gift of eternal life, but of certain external and temporal advantages.
  • Surely these are the dark dreams of men, not the bright and shining lights of eternal truth.
  • That evening Grace swore her room-mate to eternal secrecy, and then showed her the book.
  • Thou art the source and centre of all minds, Their only point of rest, eternal Word!
  • This eternal repetition of the fact in which all sides are agreed, can throw no light on the point about which we dispute.
  • Suppose all this to be true, what relation has it to the election of some individuals to eternal life, and the reprobation of others?
  • Is not everything that is done by him, or left undone, in pursuance of his eternal purpose and design?
  • Even to the maintenance of his law, that bright transcript of his eternal justice, his mercy is inviolably pledged.
  • For they are not all created with a similar destiny; but eternal life is foreordained for some, and eternal damnation for others.
  • Amazing grace! to threaten eternal death to all mankind, on a condition which he certainly foreknew would be fulfilled!
  • Every woman hopes to find in the man she loves something big and vast and eternal in which she can become absorbed, and lose herself.
  • Displayed, we are told, by dooming its helpless objects to eternal misery for the non-performance of an impossible condition!
  • The posture that we give the dead Points out the soul's eternal sleep.
  • It relates, not to the election of individuals to eternal life, but of a nation to the enjoyment of external privileges and advantages.
  • The true ground and reason of election to eternal life shows it to be consistent with the infinite goodness of God.
  • The succession in time of human ideas is also the eternal 'now'; it is historical and also a divine ideal.
  • An eternal desire burns in those eyes, unspeakable, unappeasable, which enjoyment feeds without satisfying.
  • The true ground and reason of election to eternal life shows it to be consistent with the infinite goodness of God.
  • We have endeavoured to reconcile the great fundamental doctrines of God and man with each other, as well as with the eternal principles of truth.
  • Like some fair island in a stormtoss'd sea, Or pause in music of the eternal choir.
  • It is true, that Jacob was made the special heir to his father; but did he thereby inherit eternal life?
  • Indeed, according to his theology, there could be no object sufficiently vast, no necessity sufficiently imperious, to justify eternal punishments.
  • The attempt of Howe to reconcile the eternal ruin of a portion of mankind with the sincerity of God in his endeavours to save them.
  • We agree with both Calvinistic and Arminian writers in the position, that no man is elected to eternal life on account of his merits.
  • It was precisely from such premises, as we have seen, that John Foster denied the eternal duration of future punishment.
  • Indeed, the idea that a human being can merit anything, much less eternal life, of God, is preposterous in the extreme.
  • When he created the world, he really did not intend that all should reach the abodes of eternal bliss, but that some should be ruined and lost forever.
  • Yet not to thine eternal resting place Shalt thou retire alone, nor couldst thou wish Couch more magnificent.
  • The fairyland of eternal summer sinks below the horizon, and realities melt into the shadows of that mental subconsciousness which holds the wraiths of departed joys.
  • Discussions regarding the morality of the play had arisen in the newspapers, and the eternal question whether men and women are happier married or unmarried had reached its height.

Short Example Sentence for Eternal

  • Not in eternal prison!
  • I have had a score of eternal friendships.
  • For eternal years in debt.
  • The three companions basked in an eternal sunshine.
  • Who fathoms the Eternal Thought?
  • In what ethereal dances, By what eternal streams.
  • R. Henceforth, I hope, eternal peace shall be Betwixt us, Thais!

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