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Generations had been raised to think that America never lost a war and that American presidents were, with a few exceptions, pillars of righteousness.
NIXON KNEW BETTER, BUT HE COULDN’T SAVE HIMSELFJOE KLEINMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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 THEMTIM FERNHOLZAPRIL 18, 2021QUARTZ
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 WRONGPAYMON ROUHANIFARDAPRIL 12, 2021TIME
It has to have levels and branches in order to confirm justices and righteousness.
WHAT ARE UNDECIDED VOTERS THINKING?NICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 7, 2020OZY
When he talked of “justice” rolling “down like waters, righteousness like an everflowing stream” and “crooked places” being “made straight,” he is pulling directly from the Books of Amos and Isaiah.
A JUSTIFICATION FOR UNREST? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE BIBLE AND THE FOUNDING FATHERSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 11, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The God of Victories will give us one as brilliant and complete as the righteousness and justice of our cause demand.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
She could have swooned, so intoxicant was her wonder and her solemn joy and her yearning after righteousness in love.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
In the others, it is that righteousness imputed through grace to each believer.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
With the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN 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 NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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AUGUST 3, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO RIGHTEOUSNESS

  • correctness
  • emancipation
  • enfranchisement
  • equity
  • freedom
  • good
  • goodness
  • honor
  • independence
  • integrity
  • lawfulness
  • legality
  • liberty
  • properness
  • propriety
  • reason
  • rectitude
  • righteousness
  • rightness
  • straight
  • truth
  • uprightness
  • virtue
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