Sinned sentence example
He had sinned against the Law; and at last God had punished him.
They sinned not against the light but in the dark.
Yes, I've sinned as I'm sure you know but I never ever harmed any young lady the way poor Annie was mutilated.
In her self-revelations she followed Rousseau, her first master in style, but while Rousseau in his Confessions darkened all the shadows, George Sand is the heroine of her story, often frail and faulty, but always a woman more sinned against than sinning.
The Bourbons of Naples had broken their treaty engagements with Napoleon, though in this matter they were perhaps as much sinned against as sinning.Advertisement
Europe had sinned in the face of God; otherwise Jerusalem would never have fallen; and the idea of a spiritual reform from within, as the necessary corollary and accompaniment of the expedition of Christianity without, breathes in some of the papal letters, just as, during the conciliar movement, the causa reformationis was blended with the causa unionis.
But he had no sooner left the court than he proclaimed that he had grievously sinned in giving way, suspended himself from his archiepiscopal functions, and wrote to the pope to beg for pardon and absolution.
A theory which flickers through Church history in the train of mystical influence proceeding from the pseudo-Dionysius Areopagita has become more prominent in modern "Necestimes - that Christ would have become Incarnate sity" of even had man not sinned.
They were also required to watch over the souls of the flock and report to the bishop the cases of those who had sinned or were in need of spiritual help. "You deacons," says the Apostolical Constitutions (4th century), "ought to keep watch over all who need watching or are in distress, and let the bishop know."
There are no more sins to be sinned On the dead oak tree bough.Advertisement
I am not your judge, but the bible says that all men have sinned and come short of the glory of God.
We may have sinned differently, but we're all sinful and all sin.
And they began telling what each was suffering for, and how they had sinned against God.
We may have sinned differently, but we 're all sinful and all sin.
Humans made a mistake, sinned even, but it did not change their fundamental theomorphic character.Advertisement
He was, moreover, really sinned against, if still more sinning.
In the older rituals we find a rite of exhomologesis, for restoring those who had sinned after baptism.
Yet Shakespeare has not sinned in this way more grievously than Johnson.
Kindred to this latter view was the position of sundry sects of English fanatics during the Commonwealth, who denied that an elect person sinned, even when committing acts in themselves gross and evil.
Since they have sinned in consequence of Adam's fall, their fate is considered worse than that of the irrational creation.Advertisement
It used to be held that in her conjugal relations she was more sinned against than sinning.
On his proving unfaithful, the Great Mother slays the nymph with whom he has sinned, whereupon in madness he mutilates himself as a penalty.
The Realists, he considers, have greatly sinned against this maxim in their theory of a real universal or common element in all the individuals of a class.