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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 on select subjects

Thomas Scott - Sermons, English - 1825 - 603 pages
...godliness with contentment is great " gain ;" for, says he, " 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." In considering the subject we may, I. Notice the connexion between godliness...
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The Works of William Paley: Sermons

William Paley, Edmund Paley - Bible - 1825
...7i 8. Godliness with contentment is great gain — -for tre brought nothing info the world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out — and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. RESTLESSNESS and impatience in the situation of life they are placed in, is in some...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - Bible - 1825 - 711 pages
...vi. 6, 7. godliness with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing into /At* world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out : and having food and raiment let us therewith be content. Heb. xiii. 5. be content with such things as ye have. Even in poverty. Psal....
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The Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 5-6

Baptists - 1825
...a consideration of the end of human life. " We brought nothing," says he, " into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out; and having food and raiment, let us therewith be content." And on another occasion, having dwelt at large on some relative duties, as if...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 2

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...rank of virtues. It is enjoined on various grounds in the Scriptures : " Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world,...nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content *. — Be content with such things as ye have ; for he hath said, I will never leave...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy, Volume 2

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...rank of virtues. It is enjoined on various grounds in the Scriptures : " Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world,...nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content *. — Be content with such things as ye have ; for he hath said, I will never leave...
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The great duty of self-resignation to the divine will, revised by the author ...

John Worthington - 1826
...womb, and naked shall I return thither.~] I have as much still as I brought into the world with me, for " we brought nothing into this world ; and it is certain, we can carry nothing out :'" and that which I have lost, was not my own ; it was lent me by God, who might call for it again, whensoever...
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The works of ... John Fletcher, Volume 5

John William Fletcher - 1826
...brought nothing into this world, and it is 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 lusts, which drown men in perdition. For...
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The Christian Magazine, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...the apostle ex101 103 pressly declares. " For, says he, we brought nothing into this world, nnd it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content." Christ represents that man as a fool, who laid up goods for many years, that did...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 6

Baptists - 1826
...a consideration of the end of human life. " We brought nothing," says he, " into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out; and having food and raiment, let us therewith be content." And on another occasion, having dwelt at large on some relative duties, as if...
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