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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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Lectures on the Essentials of Religion, Personal, Domestic, and Social

Henry Forster Burder - 1825 - 377 pages
...brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. Wherefore, having 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 destruction and...
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The Works of William Paley: Sermons

William Paley, Edmund Paley - 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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Sermons on Various Subjects, Volume 1

William Paley - 1825
...C, 7, 8. Godliness with contentment is great gain for we brought nothing into the world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content - - - - 208 Page XXIII. SUICIDE. 2 Sam . xvii. 23. And when Ahithophel saw that his...
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Sermons on select subjects

Thomas Scott - 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 Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 5-6

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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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - 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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A Christian Directory, Or, A Body of Practical Divinity and Cases of ...

Richard Baxter - 1825
...unnecessary things, as if it were the top of your ambition to say, in hell, that you died rich. " Godliness with contentment is great gain : for we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain that we cant carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 2

William Carpenter - 1825
...your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they ? Matt. vi. 25, 26. But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it it certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. But...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 2

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...places it high in the rank of virtues. It is enjoined on various grounds in the Scriptures : " Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...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 - 1826
...places it high in the rank of virtues. It is enjoined on various grounds in the Scriptures : " Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...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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