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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 Practical Works of the Rev. Richard Baxter: With a Life of the Author ...

Richard Baxter - 1830
...Godliness with contentment is great gain : for we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain that we can 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 foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and...
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The Portrait of St. Paul: Or, The True Model for Christians and Pastors. Tr ...

John Fletcher - 1830 - 342 pages
...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 Kists, which drown men in perdition. For...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume ..., Volume 6

William Paley - 1830
...VI. 6, 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 he therewith content. RESTLESSNESS and impatience in the situation of life they are placed in, is in...
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The Theological Works ...

Thomas Scott - 1830 - 597 pages
...contentment is great gain ;" for, says he, " we brought nothing into the world, and it is certain 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 connection between godliness...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - 1833 - 493 pages
...hinder. One i.teflis useful to a traveller : a bundle of staves would be an incumbrance. " Godliness, with contentment, is great gain. For we brought nothing...food and raiment, let us be therewith content." But what shall I say to those of you who are still "of the world !" Let me remind you, :hat there will...
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The Apology for the Church of England: And A Treatise of the Holy Scriptures

John Jewel - 1831 - 10 pages
...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...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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If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

Ken Zieverink - 2004 - 172 pages
...of the things which he possesseth." Paul echoes this fact in his letter to Timothy. "But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and rainment let us be therewith content. But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare,...
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Fakers

Terence Eggleston - 2004 - 72 pages
...admonition to Timothy, and it definitely applies to the church today (I Tim. 6:6-9), "Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing...certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing with these we shall be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a...
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Alive At 5, Volume 1

L. Harris - 2004 - 396 pages
...said, "But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brqught nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food...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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God's Labor Practices

Sandra Power - 2004 - 300 pages
...same tactics as the world to get what you want, you are destined for destruction. Consider God's Word: And 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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