scripturalness love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Scriptural character or quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Quality of being scriptural.

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  • noun The quality of being scriptural.


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scriptural +‎ -ness


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  • Durie's resolution raised the question of the scripturalness and lawfulness of the office of a bishop.

    Andrew Melville Famous Scots Series William Morison

  • The first General Assembly was composed of men who, whether of Northern or Southern birth, were almost, without exception, slaveholders, sincerely convinced of the scripturalness of slavery.

    Plantation life before emancipation, 1892

  • Are we to suppose that it is firm persuasion of the greater scripturalness of episcopacy that turns the second generation of dissenting manufacturers in our busy Lancashire into churchmen?

    On Compromise John Morley 1880

  • His preaching then, as we often heard him in the village church, was marked by the same simplicity, clearness, and logical force, the same scripturalness, fullness of doctrine, and evangelical earnestness, that characterized his subsequent ministrations.

    The History of Dartmouth College Baxter Perry Smith 1856

  • He even forsook his own denomination in three months after he had been baptized, and for forty years denied the validity of their sacraments, and the scripturalness of their churches and ministry.

    Bertha and Her Baptism Nehemiah Adams 1842

  • M. _ Well, sir, leaving the scripturalness of the ordinance out of question, what support does the practice get from church history?

    Bertha and Her Baptism Nehemiah Adams 1842


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