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[god-werd] /ˈgɒd wərd/
Also, Godwards. toward God.
directed toward God.
Origin of Godward
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at God, -ward Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But it finds its expression in worship, for worship is the Godward aspect of life.

    Lux Mundi Various
  • That is the test of the child's religion: Is he growing Godward in life, action, character?

  • Something in them was open to heaven, something which urged them Godward.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer
  • A worthy New England deacon once described a brother in the church as a very good man Godward, but rather hard man-ward.

  • Love is the only medium that will help them to rise, to get back into the current that runs Godward.

    The Victorious Attitude Orison Swett Marden
  • But when occasion requires, the reply to speech Godward comes in the shape of a voice.

    With God in the World Charles H. Brent
  • But you are in God's keeping, and Godward should you ever look in danger and in trouble.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The current of his being had been turned Godward, and in him, though he knew it not, Bert had won the first star for his crown.

    Bert Lloyd's Boyhood J. McDonald Oxley
  • The one thought that should be present is the thought of turning Godward, seeking Him, waiting before Him.

  • There are two relations that we hold: one Godward, and the other manward.

    The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle

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