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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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The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 2

John Witherspoon, John Rodgers - Presbyterian Church - 1802
...to Jacob's expreffion, in his excellent advice to all Chriftians. " But godlinefs with contem" ment is great gain ; for we brought nothing into this "...temptation and a " fnare, and into many foolifh and hurtful lulls, which " drown men in deftrucYion and perdition — for the love " of money is the root of all...
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The posthumous works of ... Thomas Boston, Volume 1

Thomas Boston - 1802
...lufts ; and the man will leap over the hedge, though the ferpent will bite him : i Tim. vi. 9. io. " But they that will be rich fall into temptation and...into many foolifh and hurtful lufts, which drown men men in deftru&ion and perdition. For the love of money is the root of al' evil." Hence the carnal man,...
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A catechism and confession of faith, by R.B.

Robert Barclay - 1803 - 151 pages
...fuppofmg t(| j^ that gain is godlinefs : from fnch withdraw thyfelf. But godlinefs with contentment is great gain: for we brought nothing into this world,...can carry nothing out; and having food and raiment, Jet us be therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation and a fnare, and into...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...brought nothing into this world, and is it certain we can carry nothing out." Having, therefore, " food and raiment, let us be therewith content. But they, that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful Justs, which drown men in perdition. For...
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An Explicatory Catechism: Or An Explanation of the Assembly's Shorter ...

Thomas Vincent - Westminster Assembly - 1806 - 286 pages
...'-!!. Na-- ked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall 1 return thither. -4 Tim. vi. 7, 8. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is...carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let HS therewith be content. 1. By going to Christ, to teach us the lesson of universal contentment, and...
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The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America ...

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. - 1806 - 470 pages
...not be grieved when thou giveft unto him.— Gal. 6. 10Luke 6. 30, 38. ro I Tim. 8. (). Having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. But they that will be rich fall into temptationsand a fnare, and into many foolilh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftru&ion and...
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A New Literal Translation, from the Original Greek of All the ..., Volume 4

Bible - 1806
...is certain we can carry nothing out. 8 And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. 9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation, and a fnare, and into many foolifli and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftru£lion and perdition. io For the love of money...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...writing to Timothy, informs a true bifhop ; " Bifhops (faith hej muft not be greedy of filthy lucre ; and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content: but they (faith he, meaning, more efpecially in that place, bifhops) that will be rich, fall into temptation,...
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The Domestic Chaplain: Being Fifty-two Short Lectures, with Appropriate ...

John Stanford - Christianity - 1806 - 425 pages
...Godliness, with contentment, is great gain. For tue brought nothing into this world, and it is certain toe can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith, content. Let your conversation, therefore, be tvi'hout covetousness, and be content 'with...
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The Plain Teacher: Shewing the Advantage of Man's Prudent and Pious Conduct ...

Richard Steele - Business ethics - 1807 - 223 pages
...learned in whatsoever state I am therewith to.be content, Phil. iv. 11. " Goldliness with contentment, is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world,...therewith content. But they that •will be rich, Ml into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destraction...
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