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God could allow some episodes of unrighteousness to persist for a while in order to have them culminate and be seen as harmful by a wide audience.
Justification, as a transition from disfavor and unrighteousness to favor and righteousness in God's sight, is totally God's work.
Since this theology seems to be in deliberate conflict with aspects of so-called Deuteronomic tradition (which says that righteousness leads causally to flourishing, and only unrighteousness brings impoverishment), it seems likely that Job is later and represents the experience of oversimplification in earlier tradition.
Calvinism involves a set of beliefs about personal responsibility to a God who punishes unrighteousness with eternal punishment, and rewards the elect with eternal life.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
The Psalmist's discourse emphasizes dichotomies between different moral types that are commonplaces in Lollard ethical and polemical texts and especially in the Huntington catena: the faithless versus the faithful man; vir malignus versus Beatus vir; the unjust versus the just; and the rich versus the poor, these economic categories being elided in Lollard thought with the moral antithesis of unrighteousness versus righteousness.
20 Husain's moral unrighteousness is rooted in his own background and is not comfortable with a free mixing of men and women on the ship which he finds a bane of Europeanness with its own ramifications for the entire society.
Christ had no home in Bethlehem and many of our fellow citizens are homeless because of the unrighteousness of men; hundreds of thousands of people have emigrated to seek a better quality of life because of the difficulty of living in this country and the insecurity; others are attempting to leave the land of their forefathers, the land sanctified by the mystery of the Incarnation of God.
In this chapter Paul addresses believers in the church in Rome who, although they knew God, suppressed the truth in unrighteousness (v.
Whenever there appears A languishing of Righteousness (dharma) When Unrighteousness (adharma) arises Then I send forth [generate] myself.
he is content if only he can live his own life and be pure from evil or unrighteousness, and depart in peace and good-will with bright hopes.
Another early description of the qualities of judging appears in chapter 19, verse 15 of Leviticus: "Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the poor nor honor the person of the might: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor.