Iniquity sentence example
He was not indeed the monster of iniquity he is popularly supposed to have been.
But within a somewhat narrower field he worked with patience, industry, and self-denying zeal; his ambition, which seemed to many personal, was rather the outcome of his devotion to the cause of the Church; and in the later years of his life especially he showed that he loved righteousness and hated iniquity, and that he realized as clearly as any one that the service of God was incomplete without the service of man.
To avoid these difficulties, I shall inquire - 1. What it is to do iniquity.
And then I will profess unto you I never knew you, depart from me ye that work iniquity.
For while we lived and committed iniquity we did not consider what we should suffer after death.Advertisement
Of him David enquired, What is mine iniquity?
The prophet is a fool, the man of the spirit is mad, because of your great iniquity and great hatred.
Listen to the prayer of David, For thine own name's sake, pardon mine iniquity.
I preached on, " Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity?
And I say to you, wherever you find men ruled merely by mystery, it is the mystery of iniquity.Advertisement
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.
In some cases there is no suggestion of any forgiveness; sinners are " cut off " from the chosen people; individuals and nations perish in their iniquity.
This anointed cherub takes sides against God, iniquity is found in him.
The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son.
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou Last covered all their sin.Advertisement
The serfs were liberated entirely from the arbitrary rule of the landowners and became proprietors of the communal land; the old tribunals which could be justly described as " dens of iniquity and incompetence," were replaced by civil and criminal lawcourts of the French type, in which justice was dispensed by trained jurists according to codified legislation, and from which the traditional bribery and corruption were rigidly excluded; and the administration of local affairs - roads, schools, hospitals, &c. - was entrusted to provincial and district councils freely elected by all classes of the population.
Barney tails him and his socialite friend to that den of iniquity, the Purple Shade Club, where Carol sings.
The climax of iniquity was the murder of Jehoiada's son Zechariah.
The new temple heralded a new future; the mournful fasts commemorative of Jerusalem's disasters would become feasts; Yahweh had left the Temple at the fall of Jerusalem, but had now returned to sanctify it with his presence; the city had purged its iniquity and was fit once more to become the central sanctuary.
So much iniquity and so much disorder may well have struck deep on one whose two chief political sentiments were a passion for order and a passion for justice.Advertisement
On his deathbed Herod discovered that his eldest son, Antipater, whom Josephus calls a "monster of iniquity," had been plotting against him.
Canst thou stand in his sight, who is of " purer eyes than to behold iniquity "?
The laws and edicts of this period read like paraphrases of Savonarola's sermons, and indeed his counsels were always given as addenda to the religious exhortations in which he denounced the sins of his country and the pollution of the church, and urged Florence to cast off iniquity and become a truly Christian city, a pattern not only to Rome but to the world at large.
This struggle between spiritual and secular powers, owing to the tremendous sensation which it created throughout Christendom, showed the nations that at the head of the Church there was a great force for justice, always able to combat iniquity and oppression, and sometimes to defeat them, however powerful the evil and the tyrants might seem.
Further, he not only created a style of his own, but, instead of taking the substance of his writings from Greek poetry, or from a remote past, he treated of the familiar matters of daily life, of the politics, the wars, the administration of justice, the eating and drinking, the money-making and money-spending, the scandals and vices, which made up the public and private life of Rome in the last quarter of the and century B.C. This he did in a singularly frank, independent and courageous spirit, with no private ambition to serve, or party cause to advance, but with an honest desire to expose the iniquity or incompetence of the governing body, the sordid aims of the middle class, and the corruption and venality of the city mob.Advertisement
Even in the middle ages, Nero was still the very incarnation of splendid iniquity, while the belief lingered obstinately that he had only disappeared for a time, and as late as the 11th century his restless spirit was supposed to haunt the slopes of the Pincian Hill.
While there he published Three Letters from Mr Whitefield, in which he referred to the "mystery of iniquity" in Tillotson, and asserted that that divine knew no more of Christ than Mahomet did.