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" For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labor ; yet what I shall choose I wot not. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better: nevertheless,... "
Gospel Sonnets; Or, Spiritual Songs: In Six Parts. Concerning Creation and ... - Page 245
by Ralph Erskine - 1849 - 542 pages
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The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...comparison with the never-ending days of eternity. What says St. Paul? " I have a " desire to depart, and to be with Christ, ".which is far better; nevertheless...to abide *' in the flesh is more needful for you." The first beam of reward which breaks in upon the righteous is iu the moment of his * Boswell's Life...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...which is from Heaven : knowing that whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord. Yet, what I shall choose, I wot not. For I am in a...nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. And having this confidence, I know, that I shall abide and continue with you all, for your furtherance...
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Sermons: with appropriate prayers annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - Sermons, English - 1810
...of mercy to \is, by our Lord Jesus Christ ! 18, l?81. 2 G 2 SERMON SERMON XXIII. PHILIP, i. 23, 24. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire...; which is far better : nevertheless , to abide in thejlesb is more needful for you. OUR apostle has been very generally thought in this passage to intimate...
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Sermons: with appropriate prayers annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - Sermons, English - 1810
...those things that please him. p. 431 SERMON XXIII. PHILIP, i. 23, 24. For I am in a stniit betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ...; which is far better : nevertheless, to abide in thefash is more needful for you. p. 453 SERMON XXIV. MARK v. 1 — 5. And they came over unto the other...
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The works of Robert Traill. 4 vols. [in 2].

Robert Trail - 1810
...tell well which to chuse : / am in a strait betwixt two, (says he), having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better : Nevertheless, to abide in the flesh, is more needful for you. It is natural, I say, to a saint to love service. It is promised, that they shall see his face, and...
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The World to Come, Or, Discourses on the Joys Or Sorrows of Departed Souls ...

Isaac Watts - Future life - 1811
...death, unless there were some particular Scriptures that excluded them from it. VI. Phil. i. 23, 24. " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire...nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you." When the apostle speaks here of his "abiding in the flesh," and his " departing from the flesh," he...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...friends, on his mind, which brought him into a strait between two, " having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better; nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you," Phil. i. 23, 24, says Paul, and so Prodigalis thought, and therefore he prayed for submission to the...
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Lectures on the Catechism of the Protestant Episcopal Church: With ...

William White - 1813 - 506 pages
...rather to he absent from the body and present with the Lord;" and again, the following passage — " I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart...nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you."t These places are permitted to stand, with guards against the obvious senses of them in the notes....
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, English - 1813
...most advantageous for him, and a wish to live, which seems most beneficial to his family. He says, / am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart,...nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you, Phil. i. 23, 24. We are terrified at that crowd of dangers, in which we teave these dear parts of ourselves....
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 4

Religion - 1826
...yet he felt anxious, very anxious about his family, being in the state described by the apostle, ' For I am in a strait, betwixt two : having a desire...far better. Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is needful for you.' Like many other pious parents, he had met with some heavy family trials. He had one...
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