The fatherly love of God, the faith-mysticism of the Christian's relation to Christ, and the inward witness of the Spirit, fall into the background, while unusual prominence is assigned to the more tangible and practical tests of Christianity.
Afterwards to play an important role in Queen Victoria's life; and Leopold himself took a fatherly interest in the young princess's education, and contributed some thousands of pounds annually to the duchess of Kent's income.
All the poet and all the man spoke out and stood evident in the perfervid patriotism, the filial devotion, the fatherly tenderness, the indignation and the pity, which here find alternate expression in passionate and familiar and majestic song.
He gave a fatherly smile and approached her, holding his hand out, palm up.
God's continual presence, his fatherly love, his transcendent righteousness, his mercy, his goodness, were the facts of immediate experience.
This view seems logically to involve Ritschl's belief, that it is not the light of reason but the revelation of Christ which warrants the assertion of God's fatherly providential goodness.
The Mason smiled with his gentle fatherly smile.
A slight man with white hair, velvety green eyes, and a fatherly smile stood in the middle of the kitchen.
Frances Burney, whom the old man had cherished with fatherly kindness, stood weeping at the door; while Langton, whose piety eminently qualified him to be an adviser and comforter at such a,time, received the last pressure of his friend's hand within.
Lately his actions were more fatherly than anything else.