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" But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and... "
The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone ... - Page 79
by John Witherspoon, William Shenstone - 1798 - 381 pages
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Religious perfection: or, A 3rd part of the Enquiry after happiness, by the ...

Richard Lucas - Perfection - 1735 - 456 pages
...thankfulnefs, and difpenfe it with liberality, i 'Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8, 9, so. Godlinefs with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing into this world,...therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and afnare, and into many foolijh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in dejlruction and...
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An Enquiry After Happiness in Three Parts, Volume 3

Richard Lucas - Happiness - 1735
...thankfulnefs, and difpenfe it with liberality, i Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. GodKnefs with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing into this world,...therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and afnare, and into many foolijh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftruffion and...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 43

English literature - 1781
...him.*' A refolution to be rich hath dcftroyed many. " They that will be rich," faith the Apoftle, " fall into temptation and a fnare, and into many foolifh and hurtful lufts, which droun men in deftruftion and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil; which, while...
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Brett's Miscellany: Being, a Collection of Divine, Moral, Historical, and ...

Peter Brett - English literature - 1748 - 228 pages
...Righteoufnefs, than great Revenues without Right. i Tim. vi. 6, — 10. But Godlinefs with Contentment is great Gain. For we brought nothing into this World,...carry nothing out. And having Food and Raiment, let as be therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into Temptation, and a Snare, and into many...
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The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Volume 5

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...the things of this life, becaufe of the great danger and mifchief of a covetous mind ; having food and raiment, let us be therewith content, But they that will be rich (that is, they that are bent and refolved upon being rich) fall into temptation and} a Jnare, and into...
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Christian Sobriety: Being Eight Sermons on Titus II. 6, Preached with a ...

Jonathan Mayhew - Christian life - 1763 - 343 pages
...faysSolomon, *' fhall not be innocent." — And, " they that will be rich," fays the apoftle Paul, " fall into temptation, and a fnare, and into many foolifh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftruftion and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil ; which while fome coveted...
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The Whole Works of the Reverend Mr. John Flavel: To which is Added ..., Volume 8

John Flavel - Presbyterian Church - 1770
...th.it love God, 6r. Partly from our inconfideratentfs of the vanity of the creature ; i Tim. vi. 7, 8. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is...nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. And partly froui our unbelief; Matth. vi. 31, 32. Therefore take no thought, faying,...
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No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse Shewing the Nature and ..., Volumes 1-2

William Penn - Christian life - 1771 - 495 pages
...Lord is at Hand. Be careful 7, to the for nothing, for we brought nothing into this End World, and it is certain we can carry nothing out : And, having food and Raiment, let us b* therewith content; for Godlinefs with Contentment is great Gain : But they that will be rich, fall...
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The confession of faith, the larger and shorter catechisms, with the ...

Assembly of divines confess. and catech, Church of Scotland - Church of Scotland - 1773 - 546 pages
...certain we can carry nothing out. v. 8. And having1 food and raiment, let us be therewith content, v. 9. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a fnare, and into many fooliih and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftruclion and perdition. Gal. vi. 14. But God forbid...
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Institutes of Natural and Revealed Religion, Volume 1

Joseph Priestley - Natural theology - 1782
...vetoufnefs, and be content with fuch *' things as ye have." i Tim. vi. 6. " God" linefs with contentment is great gain: For " we brought nothing into this...many foolifh and hurtful lufts, " which drown men in deltruclion and " perdition. For the love of money is the " root of all evil, 6cc." Laftly, he gives...
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