in a state of grace

Definition of in a state of grace

  1. :  having asked God to forgive one's sins He died in a state of grace.

Word by Word Definitions

stateplay
  1. :  mode or condition of being

    :  condition of mind or temperament

    :  a condition of abnormal tension or excitement

  1. :  to set by regulation or authority

    :  to express the particulars of especially in words :  report

    :  to express in words

graceplay
  1. :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

    :  a virtue coming from God

    :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance

  1. :  to confer dignity or honor on

    :  adorn, embellish


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