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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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The great duty of self-resignation to the divine will, revised by the author ...

John Worthington - 1826
...womb, and naked shall I return thither.~] I have as much still as I brought into the world with me, for " we brought nothing into this world ; and it is certain, we can carry nothing out :'" and that which I have lost, was not my own ; it was lent me by God, who might call for it again, whensoever...
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The Christian Magazine, Volume 3

1826
...the apostle ex101 103 pressly declares. " For, says he, we brought nothing into this world, nnd it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content." Christ represents that man as a fool, who laid up goods for many years, that did...
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The works of ... John Fletcher, Volume 5

John William Fletcher - 1826
...brought nothing into this world, and it is 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 lusts, which drown men in perdition. For...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 6

1826
...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 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 - 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
...religion, and this knowledge of the emptiness of all earthly things, he declared to Timothy; " Godliness with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing...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
...our daily 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...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 1

1827 - 499 pages
...destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness. From such withdraw thyself. But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...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,...
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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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