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After "ungodliness," Paul speaks of "unrighteousness": "they exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things....
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.
This is an important book for today's generation with the existing apathy found in many churches and rampant unrighteousness and oppression throughout the world.
But Tory Charles Walker (Broxbourne) needed just four words to make his point, asking: "If not now, when?" Jacob Rees-Mogg (C, NE Somerset) said the Conservative Party was united, adding: "I think it can only be that it is the Liberal Democrats who are inveigling us down the path of unrighteousness to take us away from supporting this motion."
The "mammon of unrighteousness" (to employ a phraseology made popular in the Bible) (5) is what is now commonly celebrated in most Igbo communities; and, nobody seems to bother how such wealth was acquired.
Love does not rejoice in unrighteousness, even when someone who does not ordinarily overeat attempts to consume a turducken in homage to John Madden that I admit was a terrible, terrible idea.
Smith replied: "Your discovery as to the cause of many of the evils usually attributed to both this town and to this section of the country is an interesting one, but it occurs to me that, while the structures of the ungodly are in a numerical majority and rise to greater altitudes than do the temples of the holy, yet, nevertheless, the temptations of the devil and the leaven of unrighteousness seem to be equally effective whether the place be high or low or whether the station of the individual affected be one of wealth or of poverty." (77)
me nvva will accept unrighteousness, If this was SandlyLane wd we be treated so?
One of the core Hadith concerning the Mahdi and recognized by both Sunni and Shiite authors claims that he "will fill the earth with justice and righteousness just as it has been filled with injustice and unrighteousness." (14) The foundation of this messianic state and the establishment of worldly justice is one reason why people hope for the Mahdi's coming.
The apostle John wrote that if we confess our sins, God is faithful to forgive our sins and purify us from unrighteousness (1 John 1:9).
In an outburst of hubris the overfed body will rush into sickness, while the jack-in-office will rush into the unrighteousness that hubris always breeds."
In this regard, both dialogue partners were able to assert: Justification, as a transition from disfavor and unrighteousness to favor and righteousness in God's sight, is totally God's work.