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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... "
Institutes of Natural and Revealed Religion - Page 288
by Joseph Priestley - 1782
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Sacred Extracts: Or, Books and Chapters Selected from the New and Old ...

1788 - 577 pages
...is cer:ain 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 deftrui5tion and perdition. 10 For the love of money...
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A Key to the Pilgrim's Progress: Designed to Assist the Admirers of that ...

Andronicus - 1790 - 333 pages
...: GiJlinefs with Contentment is great Cain. For ive brought AVthing into the World with us, and it is certain we can carry Nothing out : and having Food And Raiment, let us be tbtrrwitb eontent. No wonder, wonder, DEMAS, and others who affed to be Gentlemen, mould turn afide:...
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Select Discourses from the American Preacher ...

David Austin - 1796
...Chriftians. But godlittefs with contentment is great gain, for ive hrought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out ; and having food and raiment, let us be therewith contents. But they that will he rich, fall into temptation and a fnare, and into many fooliJb...
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The Whole Works of the Late Rev. Mr. Ebenezer Erskine, Minister of ..., Volume 3

Ebenezer Erskine - 1798 - 596 pages
...loved this prefent world i" and in fuch is fulfilled that word of the apoflle, t Tim. v. 9. io. " But they that will be rich fall into temptation, and a fnare, and into many foolilh and hurtful lulls, which drown men in deftru£Uon and perdition. l''or the love of money is...
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No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse Shewing the Nature and Discipline of the ...

William Penn - 1801 - 477 pages
...Rejoice; Let your moderation be known to all men, for ihe Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing," for we brought nothing into this world, and it is...nothing out : and, having food and raiment, let us be therewith content ; for godlinefs, with contentment, is great gain : but they that will be rich, fall...
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The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 2

John Witherspoon, John Rodgers - 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 Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851
...unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. Gal. vi. [10]. Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out 1 Tim. vi. [6, 7]. Charge them that are rich in this world,...
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A catechism and confession of faith, by R.B.

Robert Barclay - 1803 - 151 pages
...deftitute of the truth, fuppofmg t(| j^ that gain is godlinefs : from fnch withdraw thyfelf. But godlinefs with contentment is great gain: for we brought nothing...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 - 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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