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How to use righteousness in a sentence
If said hiker becomes so attached to their position of righteousness that they stand paralyzed for ten minutes as the storm clouds gather, that’s on them, not you.
Generations had been raised to think that America never lost a war and that American presidents were, with a few exceptions, pillars of righteousness.
The idea of supporting their places of employment has an added tinge of moral righteousness.The pandemic exposed small businesses’ vulnerabilities—and how to fix them | Tim Fernholz | April 18, 2021 | Quartz
Both sides bask in their righteousness, holding steadfastly to an absolute position, whatever the downstream effect.Blue States Are Failing Their Students by Not Reopening Schools. Here's How They Got It So Wrong | Paymon Rouhanifard | April 12, 2021 | Time
It has to have levels and branches in order to confirm justices and righteousness.
“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion | Nina Strochlic | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And best of all, now he gets the self-righteousness of being the underdog!
Like Bush, Obama is convinced of the righteousness of his own judgment, and lets all of us know it.
Woe to you who have fallen away from the righteousness of your ancestors!Did the Southern Baptist ‘Conservative Resurgence’ Fail? | Molly Worthen | June 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like Jimmy McNulty, Cruz is talented and charismatic, but trapped by his own self-righteousness.
The God of Victories will give us one as brilliant and complete as the righteousness and justice of our cause demand.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
She could have swooned, so intoxicant was her wonder and her solemn joy and her yearning after righteousness in love.Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
In the others, it is that righteousness imputed through grace to each believer.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
With the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
For if I had power to train a son of mine to righteousness, and I trained him to wickedness, should I not sin against my son?God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford