from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Imparting by one's own, or by its own, powers and will.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Imparting by its own powers and will.
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For while the world, notwithstanding its original perfection, is for men, apart from the redemption, the locus of sin and evil, through the advent of Christ a new element has entered into it, namely, Christ's own self-imparting perfection and blessedness.
That which he has to announce, that which was from the beginning, that which he has seen and heard, is no other than the self-revelation and self-imparting of Him, who was from the beginning.
The grace which He gives is the self-imparting love of God, the peace which
That is to say, to generalise the thought, this grace, thus stooping and forgiving and self-imparting, is
Brethren, let us not forget that this stooping, and pardoning, and self-imparting love, has for its main instrument to appeal to our hearts, not the cradle but the Cross.
The more outward form of self-imparting through service-rendering [Gen. xxiv, 18 sqq.; xxxiii, 12, 15; Exod. ii, 17; Deut. xxii, 1 sqq.