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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... "
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 412 pages
...and yet its convictions are overpowered and bound as prisoners by, (1.) The excessive love of gain. "But they that will be rich fall into temptation and...which drown men in destruction and perdition." 1 Tim. 6 : 9. When a resolution is made for the world, men will be rich by right or wrong ; this powerfully...
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The Christian institutes, or, The sincere word of God, a plain account of ...

Francis Gastrell (bp. of Chester) - 1717 - 352 pages
...gotten much. Will God efteem thy Riches? No, not Gold, nor all the Forces of Strength. dGodlinefs, with Contentment, is great Gain: For we brought nothing into this World; and it is certain we can carry nothing out. . e A little that a righteous Man hath is better than the Riches...
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Religious perfection: or, A 3rd part of the Enquiry after happiness, by the ...

Richard Lucas - Perfection - 1735 - 486 pages
...with modefty and thankfulnefs, and difpenfe it with liberality, i 'Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8, 9, so. Godlinefs with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing...therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and afnare, and into many foolijh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in dejlruction and...
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An Enquiry After Happiness in Three Parts, Volume 3

Richard Lucas - Happiness - 1735 - 486 pages
...with modefty and thankfulnefs, and difpenfe it with liberality, i Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. GodKnefs with contentment is great gain ; for we brought nothing...therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and afnare, and into many foolijh and hurtful lufts, which drown men in deftruffion and...
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Brett's Miscellany: Being, a Collection of Divine, Moral, Historical, and ...

Peter Brett - English literature - 1748 - 260 pages
...a little with Righteoufnefs, than great Revenues without Right. i Tim. vi. 6, — 10. But Godlinefs with Contentment is great Gain. For we brought nothing...carry nothing out. And having Food and Raiment, let as be therewith content. But they that will be rich, fall into Temptation, and a Snare, and into many...
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The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Volume 5

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748 - 470 pages
...the things of this life, becaufe of the great danger and mifchief of a covetous mind ; having food and raiment, let us be therewith content, But they that will be rich (that is, they that are bent and refolved upon being rich) fall into temptation and} a Jnare, and into...
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The Whole Works of the Reverend Mr. John Flavel: To which is Added ..., Volume 8

John Flavel - Presbyterian Church - 1770 - 556 pages
...th.it love God, 6r. Partly from our inconfideratentfs of the vanity of the creature ; i Tim. vi. 7, 8. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is...nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. And partly froui our unbelief; Matth. vi. 31, 32. Therefore take no thought, faying,...
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No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse Shewing the Nature and ..., Volumes 1-2

William Penn - Christian life - 1771 - 524 pages
...Lord is at Hand. Be careful 7, to the for nothing, for we brought nothing into this End World, and it is certain we can carry nothing out : And, having food and Raiment, let us b* therewith content; for Godlinefs with Contentment is great Gain : But they that will be rich, fall...
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Institutes of Natural and Revealed Religion, Volume 1

Joseph Priestley - Natural theology - 1782 - 478 pages
...without co" vetoufnefs, and be content with fuch *' things as ye have." i Tim. vi. 6. " God" linefs with contentment is great gain: For " we brought nothing...therewith content. But they that will " be rich fall into temptation, and a fnare, " and into many foolifh and hurtful lufts, " which drown men in deltruclion...
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The Select Works of William Penn....

William Penn - Society of Friends - 1782 - 518 pages
...Rejoice. Let your moderation be known to all men, for the Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing; for we brought nothing into this world, and it is...nothing out : and, having food and raiment, let us be therewith content ; for godlinefs with contentment is great gain: but they that will be rich, fall...
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