unscriptural


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unscriptural

(ʌnˈskrɪptʃərəl)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) not scriptural
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But it's an impious, unscriptural opinion to say a woman's a blessing to a man now; you might as well say adders and wasps, and foxes and wild beasts are a blessing, when they're only the evils that belong to this state o' probation, which it's lawful for a man to keep as clear of as he can in this life, hoping to get quit of 'em for ever in another--hoping to get quit of 'em for ever in another.
14) The Wheaton Declaration acknowledged that evangelicals "are guilty of an unscriptural isolation from the world that too often keeps us from honestly facing and coping with its concerns.
This same decision is difficult and hurtful for others whose integrity in faith tells them that this decision is unscriptural and profoundly wrong," he said.
Although it retained a sizable majority, the Congregationalist establishment was increasingly threatened by an exodus of such dissenters, a situation only exacerbated when dozens of Separate congregations entirely jettisoned infant baptism, a sacrament that they deemed an unscriptural relic of the Church of Rome.
Painfully aware that so-called Christian England had more than its fair share of sin and degradation, he found prevailing discourse about the natives of foreign lands to be unfair and unscriptural.
The numerous sections of this sermon discussed all the different ways in which abolitionism was unscriptural.
In chapter 2, "Christianity and the Military," the idea that Christians should have anything to do with the military is asserted to be illogical, immoral, and unscriptural.
But it's an impious, unscriptural opinion to say a woman's a blessing to a man now; you might as well say adders and wasps, and bugs and wild beasts, are a blessing, when they're only the evils that belong to this state o' probation, which it's lawful for a man to keep as clear of as he can in this life, hoping get quit of 'em forever in another.
Williams settled in Providence where he met for church services in his home with a group of Separatists and eventually concluded that infant baptism was unscriptural.
There is no difference theologically between valid communion when receiving either species or both, but the error of the Hussites and of the heretical Utraquists was that they thought it was necessary for salvation to receive both species and that receiving only one species was unscriptural and theologically wrong.
The most famous challenge to seventeenth-century hat honour was launched by Protestant sectarians such as Quakers, who viewed hat and cap doffing as both unscriptural and an affront to God: "We cannot put off our hats and bow unto the persons of men, knowing that he who respects persons commits sin," wrote William Smith in 1660.
Gladstone, the tracts were 'an unscriptural and ungodly conspiracy, to confine the intellect and to enslave the souls of free Englishmen'.