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" For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better : nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. "
The Connecticut evangelical magazine - Page 373
1805
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The Works ...

Andrew Fuller - 1824
...We are confident and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. — I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. — And I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, Blesstd...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - 1824 - 493 pages
...for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. — Eph.'v. 2. 23. 25—27. 29,30. I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. — Phil. i. 23. What things were gain to me, those I counted...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - 1824 - 493 pages
...for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. —Eph. v. 2. 23. 25—27. 29, 30. I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. — Phil. i. 23. What things were gain to me, those I counted...
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The Works of the Late Rev. T. Scott, Rector of Aston Sanford, Bucks, Volume 6

John Scott (A.M.) - 1824
...I live in the flesh, this is the fruit " of my labour : yet what I should choose I wot " not ; for I am in a strait betwixt two, having a " desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which " is far better." 1 If I consulted only my own good, I should say, " Lord, let...
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 9

1822
...he fell asleep in Jesus. A funeral discourse was delivered by his Pastor, from Phil. i. 23. For* 1 am in a strait, betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. We feel unwilling to take leave of our readers without reminding...
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The Christian Quaker, and His Divine Testimony Stated and Vindicated

William Penn, George Whitehead - 1824 - 555 pages
...willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord," ver. 8. And, said he, •' I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart," &c. Phil. i. 23. See now where the stress of the controversy lieth. It is not only between these our...
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Death bed scenes; or, The Christian's companion; on entering the dark valley ...

Timothy East - 1825 - 360 pages
...When writing to the church at Philippi, he says, " For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart and to be with Christ ; which is far better."f When he says far me to live is Christ, he declares, that the...
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 9

1825
...1822, he fell asleep in Jesus. A funeral discourse was delivered by his Pastor, from Phil. i. 23. For I am in a strait, betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. We feel unwilling to take leave of our readers without reminding...
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The New Testament: Arranged in Chronological & Historical Order; with ...

George Townsend - 1825
...if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour : yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better : 24 Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you....
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Essays on the Evidences, Doctrines, and Practical Operation, of Christianity

Joseph John Gurney - 1825 - 566 pages
...and to be present with the Lord:" II Cor. v, 1 — 8. So, again, to the Philippians, he says, " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart and to be with Christ, which is far better : nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you :"...
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