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Original righteousness

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Original righteousness the condition of man before the Fall as made in the image of God
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. rihtwísriht, right, wís, wise.

Usage

In literature:

With him, the live, original rightness, in their hearts, they must speedily become righteous.
"Hope of the Gospel" by George MacDonald
The truth is that Mr. Lloyd George has gradually lost in the world of political makeshift his original enthusiasm for righteousness.
"The Mirrors of Downing Street" by Harold Begbie
All works of righteousness have their origin in supreme love to God and subordinate love to man.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
The educational system was originally founded by the Church to train the children in the fundamentals of righteousness.
"Fundamentals of Prosperity" by Roger W. Babson
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