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  • adv. towards life.
  • adj. Which lead toward life.

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Examples

  • What is lifeward for him may be deathward for them; he is willing that it should be so -- that is the sin.

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  • The words are not very satisfactory because the deathward tendency masquerades as the lifeward tendency, and the lifeward tendency, before fruition, looks like the deathward one.

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  • These two tendencies we may describe as the deathward and the lifeward respectively.

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  • Yet -- curious inversion of earlier experience -- the deathward tendency results in death to itself in the spiritual region, and the lifeward tendency results in life to him who gives life.

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  • The former tendency is what I call the deathward -- deathward for all else but itself; and the Christ is the lifeward, life for all else but itself.

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  • A man thinks to get something by it, and though he finds out his mistake afterward, yet he supposes it to be for him the lifeward road.

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  • The terms are not very satisfactory, because the deathward tendency usually masquerades as the lifeward, and the lifeward often looks like the deathward.

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  • It is the forth-going instinct, the all-ward, lifeward tendency.

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  • I called them last Sunday morning from the pulpit the deathward and the lifeward respectively.

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  • Now, when we have brought the two together, you see the essential distinction between working for self and its deathward look, and working for all with its lifeward gaze.

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