noun, plural Cal·va·ries for 2, 3.
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Nearly everything about Golgotha is uncertain, including its exact location. As to the reason the Hebrew and Aramaic languages name the place “skull”: it may have been a place for public executions where the skulls of those executed were left to be seen; it may be named for a nearby cemetery; or it may be named for its shape (in Virginia and North Carolina, a rounded, treeless mountaintop is called a “bald”).
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Smith rehired at least two leaders who had been fired by other Calvary churches for sexual misconduct.
Other Calvary pastors have been removed when they were convicted of similar crimes.
Kestler was, at the time, a star player in Calvary's growing radio network.
When Heitzig departed to pastor another Calvary church in California, he chose Pete Nelson as his successor.
The accusations kept getting tawdrier, but, still, Calvary has seemed willing to stand behind its men.
For me every crude wooden cross that rises in the fields has this human replica of the Calvary.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
It is on Calvary the terms are made, and the great treaty ratified--divided interests are reunited, and peace on earth proclaimed.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
Like the darkness in Gethsemane, and again, from the sixth to the ninth hour on Calvary, it forbids entrance.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
On Calvary "he finished the transgressions, and made an end of sin, and make reconciliation for iniquity."
Amidst the awful gloom on Calvary's mount, was heard the cry "it is finished!"