Redeemer of the World

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Redeemer of the World

  1. (Christianity) An epithet of Jesus.
    • 1702, Bp Jeremy Taylor, Contemplations of the State of Man in this Life, and in That which is to come (6th ed.), liber I, chapter XI: “Of the laſt Day of Time, and of the Judgment which is to paſs upon all things in the World”, page 123
      For after thoſe prodigious Thunders, Lightnings, Earthquakes and Prodigies; after burning in that Deluge of Fire, the Sinners of the World, the Saints remaining ſtill alive, that that Article of our Faith may be literally fulfilled, From thence he ſhall come to Judge both the Quick and the Dead; the Heavens ſhall open, and over the Vallies of Jehoſaphat, the Redeemer of the World, attended by all the Angels of Heaven, in viſible Forms of admirable ſplendor, ſhall with a Divine Majeſty deſcend to judge it.