How to use Legalistic in a sentence

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  • If you've got legalistic Pharisaism, you haven't got the faith of God!

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  • He found religious people tithing, giving a tenth, in a precise legalistic way, yet being fundamentally disobedient to God's word.

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  • The genuine "sons of Abraham" are not legalistic Jewish Christians but those who simply possess faith in Jesus Christ.

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  • It is plain, however, that on this external legalistic view of duty it was impossible to maintain a difference in kind between Christian and pagan morality; the philosopher's conformity to the rules of chastity and beneficence, so far as it went, was indistinguishable from the saint's.

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