stain of sin

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  • God keep our own dear men, From every stain of sin, God keep our men. Cited from Soldier Silhouettes on our Front, by William L. Stidger
  • But the stain of sin is nothing else but the loss of the soul's beauty. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • How can you or I, who are so covered with scarlet stains of sin, be made as white as snow? Cited from A Peep Behind the Scenes, by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  • By as much as he was more finely gifted than other men, was the stain of sin upon his soul more ineffaceable? Cited from Idolatry, by Julian Hawthorne
  • The stains of sin are by your God washed off! Cited from Master Olof, by August Strindberg
  • Whenever that red blood of Thy Son speaks in Thy sight, do Thou wash me from every stain of sin. Cited from Light, Life, and Love, W. R. Inge
  • Yea, for in her combined two stains of sin. Cited from The House of Atreus, by AEschylus
  • Lord, for to-morrow and its needs I do not pray; Keep me, my God, from stain of sin Just for to-day. Cited from Leaves of Life, by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
  • And the same blood will also purify our hearts; and when soul and body are for ever separated, the last stain of sin will be taken away from the ransomed spirit. Cited from Lucy Raymond, by Agnes Maule Machar
  • But man is preserved from the stain of sin, and his soul is converted to God by other moral precepts besides those of the decalogue. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Since in myself you will find no stain of sin For which such ruinous error 'gainst myself And mine own house might be the recompense. Cited from Sophocles: The Seven Plays in English Verse, by Lewis Campbell
  • We must, therefore, say that, when the stain of sin has been removed, there may remain a debt of punishment, not indeed of punishment simply, but of satisfactory punishment. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • No knight might occupy it until the coming of Sir Galahad; for, without danger to his life, none might sit there who was not free from all stain of sin. Cited from Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion, by Beatrice Clay
  • Nevertheless, the demon's power over man remains as to the stain of sin, and the debt of punishment, until sin be washed away by Baptism. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • And therefore so long as man remains out of this light, the stain of sin remains in him: but as soon as, moved by grace, he returns to the Divine light and to the light of reason, the stain is removed. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • There must be a Purgatory, for one who dies with the slightest stain of sin upon his soul cannot enter Heaven, and yet God would not send him to Hell for so small a sin. Cited from Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4), by Thomas L. Kinkead
  • He blesses thy sublime prerogatives as real Mother of God, ever Virgin, conceived without stain of sin, as co-Redemptress of the human race. Cited from The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition, by Upton Sinclair
  • Then King Bimbisara filled with joy, removing from himself defilement, gained religious sight, a hundred thousand spirits also, hearing the words of the immortal law, shook off and lost the stain of sin. Cited from Sacred Books of the East, Ed. by Epiphanius Wilson [Tr.: F. Max Mueller]
  • Ring out, ye bells, sweet Easter bells, And ring the glory in; Ring out the sorrow, born of earth-- Ring out the stains of sin. Cited from Love or Fame; et. al., by Fannie Isabelle Sherrick
  • I never had any doubt of the power then conferred, and I no sooner felt the guilt and stain of sin upon my soul, than I yearned to hear the pardon spoken, that Heaven offered to the penitent. Cited from Richard Vandermarck, by Miriam Coles Harris
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