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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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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...writing to Timothy, informs a true bishop ; ' Bishops/ saith he, ' must not be greedy of filthy lucre ; and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. But they,' saith he, meaning more especially in that place, bishops, ' that will be rich, fall into temptation,...
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A Comparative View of Christianity: And of the Other Forms of ..., Volume 2

William Laurence Brown - Christianity and other religions - 1826
...world. He must not lay up treasures upon earth." " For, as we brought nothing into this world, so it is certain we can carry nothing out ; and having food and raiment, we must therewith be content.'"1 This world we may use ; " for every creature of God is good, and nothing...
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Christian retirement: or, Spiritual exercises of the heart, by a layman [T.S ...

Thomas Shaw B. Reade - 1827
...knowledge of the emptiness of all earthly things, he declared to Timothy; " Godliness with contentment 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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The Constitution and Standards of the Associate-Reformed Church in North-America

1827 - 488 pages
...failings, ami fill us with peace and joy, in giving s 1 Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8. But 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. t Prov. xxx. 8, 9. Remove far from me vanity and lies : give me neither poverty...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Volume 2

1827 - 499 pages
...truth, supposing that gain is godliness. From such withdraw thyself. But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world...certain, we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiincut, let us be therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare,...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Volume 1

1827 - 499 pages
...nothing into this world ; and it is certain, we can carry nothing out. And having food and rai406 ment, 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 de,struction and...
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Sermons, Lectures, and Occasional Discourses, Volume 2

Edward Irving - 1828
...evangelical men, and with which I shall conclude the statement of the evil, (i Tim. vi. 7 — 12.) " For we brought nothing into this world, and it is...therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into manyfoolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible: or, The Scriptures' sufficiency ...

William Dodd - 1828
...do all things through Christ, who strengtheneth me.— Phil. iv. 11—13. 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.—! Tim. vi. 6—8. Let your conversation be without covetousness, and be content...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 8

1828
...than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich. St. Paul saith : Godliness with contentment is great gain: for we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And again: Let him that is poor labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have...
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Ethics for Children [in verse]; divided into daily portions; as introductory ...

Ethics - 1829 - 245 pages
...wishing to be greater, or richer, or more easy and comfortable, than we are. " 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." — 1 Tim. vi. 6—8. No. 23.] THE HAPPY CHILD. [Tuesday. MATILDA is a happy child,...
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