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" If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. "
The new Whole duty of man [&c.]. - Page 277
by Whole duty - 1777
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The Book of common prayer, explained by a paraphrase at the bottom of each page

1779
...this man fhall be bit-fled in his deed. I: any man among you feem to be religious, and bridleth no: his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. Pure religion, and undefiled before God and the Father, is this : To vifit the fatherlefs and wid....
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Sermons on several subjects, Volume 1

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1783 - 429 pages
...almoft intended as a comment upon it. The words I mean are thefc : " If " any man among you," fays he, " feem to be " religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but " deceiveth his own heart, that, man's reli" gion is vain *." Here, you fee, is a fpecification of one particular point (that...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...

Laurence Sterne - 1783
...as a Jhadow, and continueth not. SERMON XL p. 209. Evil -Speaking. JAMES I. ^6. If any man among you feem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own hearty that man's religion is vain. SERMON XII. p. 229. Jofeph's Hiftory confidered. Forgivenefs of...
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Human Nature in Its Fourfold State: Of Primitive Integrity, Entire ...

Thomas Boston - 1787 - 327 pages
...a falle heart The voice may be Jacob's, while the hands are E/liu's. But, * If any man among you feem to be religious, " and bridleth not his tongue,...deceiveth his own heart, this man's " religion is vain," James i. 26 ' '1 he power of godlinefs will rule over the tongue, though a -world rf iniquity. If one...
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The History of the Life and Death of Our Blessed Saviour

Catherine D'Oyly - 1794 - 711 pages
...pray for ; if we are addicted to pride and paffion, (of which St. James fays, " If any man " among you feem to be religious and " bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his " own heart, that man's religion is vain,")-, then humility and meeknefs are what we fhould afk for. In like manner,...
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Sermons and Other Practical Works: Consisting of Above One Hundred ..., Volume 1

Ralph Erskine - 1794
...appears to be. 6. All is vanity ; the word imports fruftration and difappointment ; James i. 26. " If any man feem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, that man's religion is vain;" that is, he will be difappointed; he deceiveth himfelf. Thus the world...
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Discourses Relating to the Evidence of Revealed Religion, Volume 3

Joseph Priestley - 1799
...dead alfo." The fame apoftle advances the following excellent maxim, ch. i. 26. " If any man among you feem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, that man's religion is vain. Pure religion, and undefiled, before God and the Father, is this, To vifit...
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Pious reflections for every day in the month, tr. [by E. Mant]. To which is ...

François de Salignac de la Mothe Fénelon (abp. of Cambrai.) - 1800
...beloved by him. THIRD DAY. ON TRUE DEVOTION. IF any man amongyou seem to be religious, andbridlethnot his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. St. James i. 26. How often men deceive themselves by vain religion. Some think it consist in a multiplicity...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 7

1801
...were fenfibly infenfible." Mr. D. might as well carp at the text in St. James ; " If any man among you feem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue,...deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain." A text, for more reafons than one, not undeferving our cobler's confideration. From this fingular performance...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 7

1801
...infenfible." Mr. D. might as well carp at the text in St. James ; " If any man among you fiem to be reKgiviu, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain." A text, for more reafpns than one, not undeièrving our cobler's confldecation. From this ungular performance...
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