adjective see fire and brimstone

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  • Fire and brimstone — is a term used, sometimes pejoratively, to describe a motif in Christian preaching which uses vivid descriptions of judgment, and the damnation to Hell of sinners forever to encourage repentance out of fear of divine wrath and punishment.The… …   Wikipedia

  • fire and brimstone — 1. noun The traditional punishments of Hell. 2. adjective a) Referencing the power or wrath of God. That preacher gave a real fire and brimstone sermon! b) Stereotypical descriptive for a …   Wiktionary

  • fire and brimstone — noun Date: 13th century the torments suffered by sinners in hell • fire and brimstone adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fire-and-brimstone — /fuyeur euhn brim stohn /, adj. threatening punishment in the hereafter: a fire and brimstone sermon. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fire and brimstone (disambiguation) — Fire and brimstone may refer to: * Fire and brimstone (theology) * Fire and Brimstone (song) …   Wikipedia

  • Fire and Brimstone (song) — Fire and Brimstone is a single released by Dropkick Murphys in February 1997 on Cyclone Records. 900 on black vinyl and 100 on red vinyl. Euro Trash and Front Seat also appear on Boys on the Docks . The version of Never Alone appearing on this… …   Wikipedia

  • Fire-and-forget — is a third generation method of missile guidance. The military use the term for a type of missile which does not require further guidance after launch such as illumination of the target, and can hit its target without the launcher being in line… …   Wikipedia

  • Brimstone — is an alternate name for sulfur and may also refer to: * Fire and brimstone, a pejorative term for hell as preached in Christianity * Brimstone (book), a 2004 novel written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child * Brimstone (TV series), a short… …   Wikipedia

  • Brimstone missile — Infobox Weapon is missile=yes caption= name=Brimstone type=anti tank missile origin=UK era= launch platform=aircraft target= manufacturer=MBDA design date= production date= service=2005 used by= RAF wars= spec type= diameter= 17.8 cm wingspan=… …   Wikipedia

  • Brimstone Cup — The Brimstone Cup is a soccer trophy awarded to the yearly winner of the rivalry between the Chicago Fire and FC Dallas Major League Soccer teams. The Cup is awarded by the Brimstone Cup Committee to the team with the most points in games played… …   Wikipedia

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