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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of appealing for help; Calling up a spirit or devil; A spell used in conjuring or summoning a devil; A prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service.

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  • What should the two-minute invocation be called if the word invocation were to be dropped?
  • In The Greatest Prayer, Crossan argues that Christianity's best-known invocation is misunderstood and undervalued in today's society.
  • The Rev. Rick Warren, who will give the invocation, is the most influential pastor in the United States, and a choice that has already caused problems for Obama.
  • Or, the triple invocation is to give intensity to the call for attention to the announcement of the end of the royal line, so far as Jehoiachin's seed is concerned. for more
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