Grant that we may now review our yesterdays and see the providences which have crowded our paths.
It leaves itself to be conducted by God's providences and creatures.
Can feeble man expect to grasp divine power, or to understand and interpret the works or the providences of the All-wise?
In elegant phraseology they are providences; in plain language they are milch-cows.
Mrs. Argenter was apt to make to herself a "House that Jack built" out of her providences.
He is not idle, and there is no such thing as inertia in the providences and in the purposes of God.
I think war is one of the providences of God, and certainly no book chronicles so much fighting as the Bible.
Is all this so, and shall I tremble at the approach of any of his providences?
And do I sufficiently remember my own providences, “all the way my God has led me”?
Again, we would say, oh, how blessed to await the providences of God!
late 14c., "foresight, prudent anticipation," from Old French providence "divine providence, foresight" (12c.) and directly from Latin providentia "foresight, precaution, foreknowledge," from providentem (nominative providens), present participle of providere (see provide).
Providence (usually capitalized) "God as beneficent caretaker," first recorded c.1600, from earlier use of the word for "God's beneficient care or guidance" (14c.), short for divine providence, etc. The noun in Latin occasionally had a similar sense.
Capital of Rhode Island and the largest city in the state, located in the northeastern part of the state.
Note: Port of entry and major trading center.
Note: Roger Williams founded Providence in the early seventeenth century after he was exiled from the colony of Massachusetts. He named it in gratitude for “God's merciful providence.”