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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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Sermons Containing an Illustration of the Prophecies: To be Accomplished ...

Elias Smith - Bible - 1808 - 300 pages
...fcripture might be fulfilled." Chiift fays, Good were it for that man if he had not been born. Paul fays, " But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a fnare, and into many foolifli and hurtful lufts, which drown men in de/trufiian and perdition. When will this perdition...
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A New Manual of Devotions

Fore-edge painting Specimens - 1810 - 434 pages
...with Contentment is great * Gain. For we brought nothing into this * World, and it is certain we fhall carry * nothing out. And having Food and * Raiment,...therewith content ; ' but they that will be rich fall into * Temptation, and a Snare, and into many ' foolifh and hurtful Lufts, which drown' Men in Deftrnction...
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An Explicatory Catechism: Or, An Explanation of the Assembly's Shorter ...

Thomas Vincent - Prayer - 1810 - 278 pages
...womb, and naked shall I return thither. 1 Tim. vi. 7, 8, For we brpught nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. 8. By going to Christ to teach us the lesson of universal contentment, and fetching...
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Theological Works: Published at Different Times, and Now Collected Into Volumes

Thomas Scott - Sermons, English - 1810 - 1492 pages
...contentment is great gain;" for, says he, " We brought nothing into the world, and it is cer" tain, that we can carry nothing out. And having " food and raiment, let us be therewith content." — In considering the subject we may, I. Notice the connexion between godliness...
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A History of the Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers in Ireland ...

Thomas Wight, John Rutty - Quakers - 1811 - 328 pages
...confidently with this the apoftle Paul, in his firft epiftle to Timothy, chap. vi. fays, " Having food and raiment let us be therewith content ; but they...rich, fall into temptation and a fnare, and into many fooliih. and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftruftion and perdition; for the love of money is...
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The guide to domestic happiness [by W. Giles].

William Giles - Marriage - 1811 - 244 pages
...stands is mouldering away.' Be therefore thankful for your lot in life: godliness with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out : and if you but once make the trial, you will soon be convinced ' that the foundation of content must spring...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families, Volume 2

William Jay - Devotional literature - 1812
...useful to a traveller ; a bundle of stave^ would be an incumbrance. * But godliness with con* tentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into " this...nothing out. " And having food and raiment, let us be therewith " content." lodged all their happiness on earth....but the christiaE is not of the world....and...
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A new manual of devotions

New manual - 1815
...with Contentment is great ' Cain. For we brought nothing into this ' World, and it is certain we fhall carry ' nothing out. And having Food and ' Raiment,...therewith content ; ' but they that will be rich fall into ' Temptation, and a Snare, and into many ' fooliih and hurtful Lufts, which drown ' Men in Deftruction...
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The history of Susan Gray, as related by a clergyman [C.R. Cameron].

Charles Richard Cameron - 1816
...contentment is great gain : for we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothmg out; and having food and raiment let us be therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptatton and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 11

1829
...excellent admonitions and exhortations on this topic. " Godliness with contentment (says the Apostle) is great gain : for we brought nothing into this world,...therewith content. But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and...
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