How to use Sinful in a sentence
She might even begin to forgive her sinful daughter.
You're saying it's sinful if you go to a whore house, but take-out service is acceptable?
Hell is not to be regarded as having local existence; it is the inner state of the sinful will.
Of course she loved him, but somewhere inside she still cringed at that sinful word.
Take off the rose colored glasses—'my sins will continue'—or better yet, wait until you decipher a few more pages and she gives it to you in black and white, chapter and verse and supplies the sinful details.Advertisement
Her eyes widened, then ran over him as if she were appraising a sinful dessert, ready to devour it.
Their motives were chiefly confined to such themes as the law of retribution to which all human beings are subjected, the transitoriness of life and the advisability of shaking off from ones feet the dust of this sinful world.
He represents the church as a woman who offers sinful Christians a unique opportunity for conversion and restoration, which must be seized at once or lost for ever.
Ordinarily the sinful cleric prayed and fasted at his own discretion, and nothing is said of his confessing his sins.
He was buried in Bunhill Fields; and many Puritans, to whom the respect paid by Roman Catholics to the reliques and tombs of saints seemed childish or sinful, are said to have begged with their dying breath that their coffins might be placed as near as possible to the coffin of the author of the Pilgrim's Progress.Advertisement
Yet Carmen insisted that any artificial method of conception was sinful – playing God.
It was sinful to get so much pleasure out of another person's predicament.
They believed in the existence of two gods, a good (whose son was Christ) and an evil (whose son was Satan); matter is the creation of the evil principle, and therefore essentially evil, and the greatest of all sins is sexual intercourse, even in marriage; sinful also is the possession of material goods, and the eating of flesh meat, and many other things.
To the beginning of the 13th century the popular superstitions regarding sorcery, witchcraft and compacts with the devil were condemned by the ecclesiastical authorities as heathenish, sinful and heretical.
Like others of the Reformers he had been led independently to preach justification by faith and to declare that Jesus Christ was the one and only Mediator between sinful man and God; but his construction rested upon what he regarded as biblical conceptions of the nature of God and man rather than upon such private personal experiences as those which Luther had made basal.Advertisement
These are total abstainers, who maintain that the use of stimulants is essentially sinful, and allege that the wine used by Christ and his disciples at the supper was unfermented.
There may be cases where an inferior judges that what is commanded is sinful.
From this it is clear that only in doubtful cases concerning sin should an inferior try to submit his judgment to that of his superior,to be not only one who would not order what is clearly sinful, but also a competent judge who knows and unds, better than the inferior, the nature and aspect of the command.
In this hymn we read how the gods shall release us from this sinful time, from the oppression of this world.
This is from the second document, which he continues to use, and that without interruption (if we may venture to assign to it the raising of the widow's son at Nain and the anointing by the sinful woman in the Pharisee's house), until he returns to incorporate another section from St Mark.Advertisement
Believing that sectarianism was sinful, he separated from the Presbyterian Church in 1843, and was one of the founders of the Church at Peterboro, a non-sectarian institution open to all Christians of whatever shade of belief.
He that has put off all lust and desire, all hope and fear, all will to exist as a sinful, because a sentient, being, has won to the heaven of extinction or Nirvana.
Let him reflect on the transmigrations of men, caused by their sinful deeds, on their falling into hell, and on their torments in the world of Yama..
Internally, however, it was rapidly declining, the once chaste and hardy Vandals being demoralized by the fervid climate of Africa and the sinful delights of their new capital, and falling ever lower into sloth, effeminacy and vice.
He evidently thinks that the times have not changed for the better - what with the frequency with which the devil is invoked in modern France, and the sinful expenditure common in the matter of embroidered silk coats.Advertisement
He regarded mankind as sinful, guilty, ruined, incapable of any good.
This work, the Biathanatos, is an attempt to show that "the scandalous disease of headlong dying," to which Donne himself in his unhappy moods had "often such a sickly inclination," was not necessarily and essentially sinful.
These Conclusions really contain the sum of Wycliffite teaching; and, if we add that the principal duty of priests is to preach, and that the worship of images, the going on pilgrimages and the use of gold and silver chalices in divine service are sinful (The Peasants' Rising and the Lollards, p. 47), they include almost all the heresies charged in the indictments against individual Lollards down to the middle of the 15th century.
Whatever was not of knowledge was of sin; and the distinction between right and wrong being absolute and not admitting of degrees all sins were equally sinful; whoever broke the least commandment was guilty of the whole law.
She experienced a revelation that fooling around prying into folks private business, regardless of the purpose, is sinful.
Usually, if the working girls either got themselves murdered or committed suicide, all the newspaper gave 'em was a holier-than-thou write-up, pointing out the sad rewards for their sinful life.
Perhaps it's my past but I am more able to do so without the infliction of scorn and ridicule poured upon the other girls of my profession by the town's less sinful inhabitants.
Take off the rose colored glassesâ€”'my sins will continue'â€”or better yet, wait until you decipher a few more pages and she gives it to you in black and white, chapter and verse and supplies the sinful details.
Yet Carmen insisted that any artificial method of conception was sinful â€“ playing God.
Do no indulge the sinful nature; rather serve one another in love.
The wholly good bodiless persons are called angels; the eternally sinful bodiless persons are called angels; the eternally sinful bodiless persons are fallen angels or demons.
The law of subordination is based on God's gracious condescension to a sinful humanity in the person of his Son Jesus Christ.
We could not consecrate our sinful lives to God - there is nothing acceptable to God about our old lives.
They saw Him in the likeness of sinful flesh.
The first is God's reconciling a sinful humanity to his own self.
There was no shyness or reserve till the heart grew sinful, and too loathsome a dungeon for God to delight in.
In His humanity, Jesus becomes the living medicine and remedy for sinful mankind.
Our sinful, rebellious nature no longer has pride of place.
If judging were sinful and forbidden, how came papa to be a judge?
Your old sinful self has died, and your new life is kept with Christ in God.
Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
He was passionately fond of hunting, and considered tobacco sinful.
There is nothing inherently sinful about sport on Sunday.
A child enters the world both profoundly ignorant and deeply sinful.
We may have sinned differently, but we're all sinful and all sin.
You see, because God is so holy and we're so sinful, we have to be punished.
Whatever the sins of the individuals, the sum total for the whole city makes it a very sinful place!
God is not finite, not sinful, etc.
Adam became sinful Once the fruit was eaten, however, that relationship was completely altered.
They are unwilling to fully acknowledge their sin, to really feel sinful.
Gildas chastens his fellow Britons for rebellions that he regards as sinful.
Very often he wantonly provoked opposition, as when he shaved off his beard and compelled his chief officials to do likewise, though he well knew that the operation was regarded by the ignorant masses and the pious of all ranks as a sinful defacing of the image of God.
Cassianus was one of the first and most prominent of the Semi-Pelagians, maintaining that while man is by nature sinful, he yet has some good remaining in him, and that, while the immediate gift of God's grace is necessary to salvation, conversion may also be begun by the exercise of man's will.
Florus and Eutropius abridged him; Orosius extracted from him his proofs of the sinful blindness of the pagan world; and in every school Livy was firmly established as a textbook for the Roman youth.
Had he not seen the possibility of, and passionately desired, the regeneration of the sinful human race, and his own progress to the highest degree of perfection?
God does not see the old sinful Randy who was guilty before his court, he sees a new Randy raised up with Jesus.
Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
Are we going to go the way of the sinful nature or will we be led by the Spirit?
In Christ God says ' Amen ' to his own verdict upon sinful humanity.
The perfect, sinless Son of God dying for sinful mankind.
Allow yourself to be led by the Spirit rather than your sinful desires.
Do n't waste a moment more of your life in the rapids of sinful rebellion against God.
We may have sinned differently, but we 're all sinful and all sin.
You see, because God is so holy and we 're so sinful, we have to be punished.
Whatever the sins of the individuals, the sum total for the whole city makes it a very sinful place !
What is it that maketh sin exceeding sinful to a Christian?
The bible plainly teaches that man is sinful by nature.
Waste was foolish at best and in some societies, sinful.
You might want to check out different Bible versus where outbursts of anger are listed with other sinful behaviors like quarreling, jealousy, and selfishness.
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Many conservative religious groups teach that masturbation is a sinful practice.
The more sensual parts of the dances were developed in the mid-1800s, including body rolls and touching the navel, which were immediately denounced as sinful by Portuguese clergy.
According to ten verses in the Gospel of St. Matthew, Herodias was a very sinful woman who had been called to task by John the Baptist.
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Yet, in spite of the obstacles, it seemed utterly sinful to ignore the potential.
Against Manichaean dualism he had vindicated free will; but as against Pelagianism he taught the bondage of sinful man - a position accepted in the East but never welcome there, and not more than half welcome even in the West.
The same assembly condemned the doctrine put forth by Edward Irving, that Christ took upon Him the sinful nature of man and was not impeccable, and Irving was deposed five years later by the presbytery of Annan, when the outburst of supposed miraculous gifts in his church in London had rendered him still more obnoxious to the strict censures of the period.
How better can Christian people express their concern for those whose behavior they consider sinful?