ungodliness


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impiety by virtue of not being a godly person

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Despite Israel's complicity in human ungodliness and wickedness, Paul denies that Israel's faithlessness nullified God's covenant faithfulness (3:3).
Thus to wear [clothes] which symbolize ungodliness and to copy non-Muslims and try to be like them, is prohibited .
Goliath's ungodliness and beastliness not only require him to lose the battle to David, they are justification for David cutting off his head and taking it to Jerusalem.
Paul writes: "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of men who by their wickedness suppress the truth.
RHOBERT AP STEFFAN Moel Siabod, Llangadog THOUGHT FOR THE DAY It is better to be a door-keeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of ungodliness.
He declares that God expresses the extravagance of divine love toward us in the midst of our helplessness, even as we exist in a state of ungodliness, and that Christ died on our behalf as a revelation of grace while we remain sinners (Rom.
By the fifth chapter in the Bible, God found it necessary to raise up Enoch to preach to the world about the ungodliness of that generation and warn them of coming judgment.
23) In the tradition of early modern commentary, African religion was the ultimate symbol of ungodliness and rebellion against the biblical deity because this abode of Ham's descendants was the chief locus of heathenism.
I firmly believe in God, yet I look at society today and see distinct signs of ungodliness.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.
Thus, in her most interesting chapter, Crawford describes how a twoheaded monster--what we would call Siamese twins--was identified in 1613 by the Puritan pastor William Leigh not only as fit punishment for its "lewd" parents (101), but as a symbol of general ungodliness in his parish of Standish, which he found damnably Romish (and thus "double-faced," like equivocal Jesuits).
35) It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, 'See the Lord is coming with ten thousands of his holy ones, to execute judgment on all, and to convict everyone of all the deeds of ungodliness that they have committed in such an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
Finally, it is necessary to have a balanced view of God, so whilst the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness, this present era is also the day of salvation when God gives us the opportunity to be saved.
All in all, the ungodliness depicted in Everyman has persistently materialistic and even commercial leanings, and the fact that avarice is the core of Everyman's sinfulness strongly suggests that the writer saw interest in material gain to the exclusion of spiritual concerns as the characteristic vice of his or her time.
Delong-Bas explains, "Rather than proclaiming the responsibility of Muslims to fight permanently and continuously against ungodliness and evil in this world and consider all non-Wahhabis as unbelievers, Ibn Abd al-Wahhab's writings reveal a worldview in which education and dialogue play a more important role in winning converts and establishing justice than does violence" (p.