state of grace


state of grace
noun
(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
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the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin

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it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church

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the Virgin lived in a state of grace

Syn: ↑grace, ↑saving grace
Topics: ↑Christian theology
Hypernyms: ↑state

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grace (def. 8d).

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a condition of being free from sin

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