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Because of the special qualities of the Newer Unrighteousness, because these devastating latter-day wrongs, being comely of look, do not advertise their vileness, and are without the ulcerous hag-visage of the primitive sins, it is possible for iniquity to flourish greatly, even while men are getting better.
74-75, it is said that, due to the unrighteousness of a king and his people:
False prophets and true ones proclaim the unrighteousness of the world as it is and promise a better way.
Certainly, there were fine and decent men living in the West in 1898, and those righteous men would stand up against unrighteousness.
Unrighteousness, evil, corruption, perversion, and death are now standard operating procedure in the United States of America.
Other New Testament passages make clear associations between straight paths and righteousness, especially in the context of how Christ's coming will rectify unrighteousness.
If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
It promises us that 'If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Was it possible, as his daughter Tiare had suggested, that God had brought the disease to the lagoon as a punishment for their unrighteousness, for their greed that had damaged family ties?
Due to their sense of shame, they will not look seriously into the crimes they have committed; they even strive to negate their unrighteousness.
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication,.
This is clearest in his citation of the Bible, which converts promises of grace into injunctions to despair--as for example, his quotation of 1 John 1:8, "If we say that we have no sinne, / We deceive our selves, and theres no truth in us" (A, 71-72), without the conclusion of l:9, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.