Sentence Examples


  • As regards almsgiving, however 1 Citra sanguinis effusionem.
  • " Deadly " sins were those for which formal ecclesiastical penance was held to be necessary, in order to save the sinner from eternal damnation; for " venial " sins he might obtain forgiveness, through prayer, almsgiving, and the observance of the regular fasts.
  • It strongly commends meritorious almsgiving to the church.
  • But Proverbs seems not to go the length of identifying righteousness with almsgiving, as is done in Dan.
  • He was a regular observer of religious rites, took great pains to secure decorum in the services of the church, and was generous in almsgiving both within his empire and without.