- coming before; antecedent.
Origin of prevenient
Related Words for prevenientprior, introductory, previous, fresh, initial, new, recent, head, lead, leading, foregoing, forward, pioneer, front, pioneering, precautionary, aforesaid, antecedent, anterior, before
Examples from the Web for prevenient
Historical Examples of prevenient
Then by His prevenient working within us He moves us to return.The Pursuit of God
A. W. Tozer
As for Mark, nothing less than God's prevenient grace could explain his presence at Silchester.The Altar Steps
After prevenient Grace, however, begins to make itself felt, then the will begins to take part.
There is an infusion from God's will into his will, and now prevenient Grace is changed into operating Grace.
- coming before; anticipating or preceding