Christian soldier

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Etymology[edit]

From Christian + soldier; after Ephesians 6:10-17, where spiritual strengths are compared to the accoutrements of a soldier.

Noun[edit]

Christian soldier (plural Christian soldiers)

  1. (figuratively) A devout and zealous Christian, especially one who proselytizes.
    • 1878, Charles Walford, The Christian soldier's manual of prayer, page 8
      The Christian Soldier should never fail to read his Bible;
  2. A person or group of people that believe in the use of force with arms to do God's work.[1]

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  1. ^ Fox News: Michigan Militia Group Preparing for Antichrist, Web Site Says