Adjectives for Holiness | Words to describe Holiness

  • Perfect
  • Superior
  • Necessary
  • Secure
  • Evident
  • Abstract
  • Universal
  • Apparent
  • Monkish
  • Other
  • Concreated
  • Infinite
  • Necessitated
  • Inconceivable
  • True
  • Essential
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    • 1. Why, then, does not God so overrule our wills in all cases, and secure the existence of universal holiness? 🔊
    • 2. Are not the perfect holiness and happiness of each and every part of the moral world better for each and every part thereof than are their contraries? 🔊
    • 3. Supposing God to possess perfect holiness, he would certainly prevent all moral evil, says the atheist, unless his power were limited. 🔊
    • 4. We say that a universal holiness is not produced by the omnipresent energy of his power, not because this would be to work a miracle, but because it would be to work a contradiction. 🔊
    • 5. What good is there, then, beside the perfect holiness and happiness of the universe, to the production of which the existence of moral evil is necessary? 🔊
    • 6. We believe that salvation is impossible to some, because a necessary holiness is impossible, and they do not choose to work out for themselves what cannot be worked out for them, even by omnipotence. 🔊
    • 7. This solution, as we have seen, labours under the same defect with those of its predecessors, in that it rejects the truth that a necessary holiness is a contradiction in terms. 🔊
    • 8. From his birth the brahman is a being of superior holiness; he is destined for higher ends than other men, and the distinction between him and them must be manifested in all his acts and habits throughout his life. 🔊
    • 9. This is applied to the first man as he came from the hand of the Creator, and is designed to show that he was created with true holiness or virtue in his heart. 🔊
    • 10. If this be so, the doctrine of a necessary holiness must be admitted; for surely nothing can be more necessary to us, nothing can take place in which we have less to do, than the act by which we are created. 🔊
    • 11. In conclusion, we would add that it is this idea of a necessitated holiness which gives apparent solidity to the arguments of the Calvinist, and which neutralizes the attacks of their opponents. 🔊
    • 12. Originally the Law was issued to men who were able to fulfil it, because they were created after the image of God, in perfect holiness and righteousness. 🔊
    • 13. This mistake, it seems to me, has already been sufficiently refuted, and the existence of moral evil brought into perfect accordance and harmony with the infinite holiness of God. 🔊
    • 14. The prevention of sin, and the promotion of universal holiness, could not form such an object or constitute such a necessity; for, according to his creed, all this might have been most perfectly attained by a word. 🔊
    • 15. With other holiness--apparent holiness--a simulation might be combined. 🔊
    • 16. With other holiness--apparent holiness--a simulation might be combined. 🔊
    • 17. The will of God may not be the ultimate ground of duty, but it is the expression of the essential holiness of His nature, which is the unchangeable standard of rectitude. 🔊
    • 18. We have now said enough, we think, to show the fallacy of Edwards's first great argument in favour of a necessary holiness. 🔊
    • 19. I know, says he, that I did not make myself love God, by which he means a feeling of love; and this he takes to be true holiness, which has been wrought in his heart by the power of God. 🔊
    • 20. Does it succeed better in cultivating true holiness among its members by its system of penances and its teaching of the meritoriousness of men's acts of piety? 🔊
    • 21. Monkish holiness is a slander of the Redeemer's all-sufficient sacrifice for sin and of the work of the Holy Spirit. 🔊
    • 22. We must strike at this false principle, and restore the truth that a necessary holiness is a contradiction in terms, an inherent and impossible conceit, if we would behold the sublime significancy and beauty of the stupendous sacrifice of the cross. 🔊

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