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sinless

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnləs
 
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Definition of sinless in English:

adjective

Free from sin: the sinless life of Christ
More example sentences
  • Have mercy on us and give us strength to bear what the word of God reveals - that a sinless, incarnate God died for our sins.
  • Initially innocent, sinless, and holy, he was in a right relationship to God, to woman, to himself, and to the natural world around him.
  • More to the point, Christians of many persuasions and nuances try to reconcile Jesus, friend of sinners, to Jesus, sinless Son of God.
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sinlessly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • God can use any and all of it, just as he can sinlessly use evil acts of evil men, for His own glory.
  • This we see, a Christian has two ‘natures’ and is not sinlessly perfect in the flesh.
  • Some suggest that we can and must be sinlessly perfect in this life before we can enter Heaven.

sinlessness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • If it were possible to take an X-ray picture of the being of God you would see only absolute sinlessness, whereas sin has touched every part of our nature.
  • The words ‘blameless and pure’ do not indicate sinlessness, for such a condition is unachievable on earth.
  • Thus guaranteed, the Prophet's sinlessness makes him the immaculate source of emulation for later generations.

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