atoning


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I had not felt the man's insolent letter, but I felt deeply the woman's atoning kindness.
French, who placed third in the league doubles tournament with Blair Brzeski during her freshman year at Agoura, defeated Calabasas' Eileen Chang in the semifinals before atoning for a regular-season loss to Harper in the final.
Kreider's answer is trust in the atoning death of Christ and the promises of God, which is confirmed by a message from Jesus announcing that the war would provide a strong opportunity for Christian witness.
And it's clear it is his death that is atoning, not his whole life: "Christ's death is both the Paschal sacrifice that accomplishes the definitive redemption of men, through the 'Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world,' and the sacrifice of the New Covenant, which restores man to communion with God by reconciling him to God through the 'blood of the covenant, which was poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Lowering her huge lashes, she whispers that being there is, for her, like atoning for all past sins.
But the Godolphin colt was unable to hold off the late rush of Hazyview who was atoning in style for a disappointing effort in testing conditions in the Lingfield Derby Trial a fortnight ago.