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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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Theological Works: Published at Different Times, and Now Collected Into Volumes

Thomas Scott - 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 New Manual of Devotions

1810 - 434 pages
...Holy Communion. 303 * the Abundance of the Things which he '- poffeffeth, Matt. x. 3 1 . ' Godlinefs 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, let us be therewith content...
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The guide to domestic happiness [by W. Giles].

William Giles - 1811 - 244 pages
...ground on which it stands is mouldering away.' Be therefore thankful for your lot in life: godliness with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing...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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A History of the Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers in Ireland ...

Thomas Wight, John Rutty - 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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Short Discourses to be Read in Families, Volume 2

William Jay - 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 Roman Missal: For the Use of the Laity, Containing the Masses Appointed ...

Catholic Church - 1815 - 720 pages
...Pantaleon, by the Collect, &c. of Mass IV. p. 468, except EPISTLE. 1 Tim. vi. 6. 12. Dear Brother: Godliness with contentment, is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world : and certainly we can carry nothing out. But having food, and wherewith to be covered, with these we are...
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The history of Susan Gray, as related by a clergyman [C.R. Cameron].

Charles Richard Cameron - 1816
...the sermon to-day, and when I heard them I was very glad that I had not taken the money; "Godliness with 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...
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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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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 22

William Carus Wilson - 1840
...give, and those who receive. She was indeed a living instance of the truth of that text, " 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.) And the God whom she trusted did never...
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