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" Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. "
Short Discourses to be Read in Families - Page 109
by William Jay - 1833 - 493 pages
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 20

Richard Baxter - 1830
...madness by their ruin ; so they that will set their wisdom against him, are like to escape no better. " Let no man deceive himself : if any man among you...knoweth the thoughts of the wise that they are vain." (1 Cor. iii. 18-20.) Object. But would you not have men satisfied of the reason- ] ableness of what...
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Sermons on various subjects

John Stedman - 1830 - 346 pages
...but in the power of God." And again : " Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you sceiiieth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that...knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain." Not that human learning is here in itself condemned (for that is good and necessary to "prove all things,"...
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 5

1834
...therefore truly sympathize with those that stagger yet at the hard saying of St. Paul, 1 Cor. iii, 18, " Let no man deceive himself; if any man among you seemeth...wise, for the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. Where is the wise, where the scholar, where the disputer of this world ? Has not God made...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 15

Richard Baxter - 1830
...much, is ignorant both of the things which he thinks he knoweth, and of his ignorance. Therefore " Let no man deceive himself: If any man among you seemeth...world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise:" (1 Cor. iii. 18:) To be "wise in this world," is the same with that in the words following, "The wisdom...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 15

Richard Baxter - 1830
...much, is ignorant both of the things which he thinks he knoweth, and of his ignorance. Therefore " Let no man deceive himself: If any man among you seemeth...this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise:'7 (1 Cor. iii. 18:) To be "wise in this world," is the same with that in the words following,...
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The Works of Thomas Chalmers ; Complete in One Volume

Thomas Chalmers - 1830 - 469 pages
...finding outJ For who hath known the mind of the Lord? Or who buh been his counsellor? Rom. xi. 33. 24. Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth...wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may he wise. 1 Cor. . 18. For if a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Jonathan Edwards - 1830
...our own natural blindness and folly. There is a treasure of wisdom contained in that one sentence ; If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.* Seeing our own ignorance and blindness, is the first step towards having true knowledge. If any man...
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The Travels of True Godliness

Benjamin Keach - 1831 - 212 pages
...choose to become a fool in the esteem of carnal men, you can never be truly wise. See 1 Cor. iii. 18, " If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool that he may be wise." Let worldly wise men account you a fool; if you are spiritually wise, wise unto salvation, it matters...
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Tracts of Cyprian, abridged from Marshall's tr., by a master of ..., Parts 1-2

Cyprian (st, bp. of Carthage.) - 1832
...him * 'Tis observable, that neither Irenseus nor our author add the word bodily, in this quotation. become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom...craftiness." And again : " The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity." Wherefore as these men plainly have no true wisdom, 'tis utterly impossible...
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Meditations on Select Passages of Sacred Scripture, in a Series of Lectures ...

Priscilla Hannah Gurney - 1832 - 415 pages
...refreshment which comes from the presence of the Lord. How needful then is the apostolic injunction ! " If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world,...wise ; for the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God." To become a fool in the signification here intended, is to become rightly and truly humbled...
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