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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 Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 8

1828
...his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich. St. Paul saith : Godliness with contentment is great gain: for we brought nothing...world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And again: Let him that is poor labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible: or, The Scriptures' sufficiency ...

William Dodd - 1828
...that liveth in pleasure (or delicately) is dead while she liveth. 1 Tim. v. 6. 420 421 Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out : having food and raiment, let us be therewith content : but...
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The Christian's manual, or, Prayers for every morning & evening in the week

Thomas Carpenter (schoolmaster.) - 1828 - 120 pages
...full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James iii. 17. Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain that we can carry nothing out. * May we be able to repeat these words of the Apostle...
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Ethics for Children [in verse]; divided into daily portions; as introductory ...

Ethics - 1829 - 245 pages
...not eagerly wishing to be greater, or richer, or more easy and comfortable, than we are. " Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content." 1 Tim. vi. 68. No. 23.] THE HAPPY CHILD. [Tuesday. MATILDA is a happy child,...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

James Nourse - 1829 - 272 pages
...godliness with contentment is great gain. For6,7 covotousness. we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be there- 8 with content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a 9 snare, and into many...
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Letters to a Friend: On the Evidences, Doctrines, and Duties, of ..., Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - 1829
...fashion of this world passeth away." " God" liness with contentment is great gain." " 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...
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Letters to a Friend: On the Evidences, Doctrines, and Duties, of ..., Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - 1829
...fashion of this world passeth away." " God" liness with contentment is great gain." " Having " food and raiment, let us be therewith content. " But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a " snare, ad into many foolish and hurtful lusts, " which drown men in destruction...
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The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1852
...do good 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, i...
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The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1876
...good 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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Sermons on various subjects

John Stedman - 1830 - 346 pages
...accompany us farther than this life. " Godliness" brings with it contentment, and that, 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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