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" Bodily exercise profiteth but little ;" but of the latter sort, he added, "but godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come :" and this indeed is our exactest measure. "
The Flower Faded: A Short Memoir of Clementine Cuvier, Daughter of Baron ... - Page 183
by John Angell James - 1838 - 192 pages
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The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge, Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - Theology - 1803
...great deal of time in proving the truth of the assertion. As christians you must undoubtedly own, that Godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life which now is, as well as of that which is to come.^. If your children, through the divine blessing...
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - 1803
...great deal of time in proving the truth of the assertion. As christians you must undoubtedly own, that Godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life which now is, as well as of that which is to cornel. If your children, through the divine blessing...
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Memoirs of the Life and Travels in the Service of the Gospel of Sarah Stephenson

Joseph Gurney Bevan, Sarah Stephenson - Quaker women - 1807 - 233 pages
...thee.' Thus making and keeping covenant in early life, she witnessed the declaration to be fulfilled, " Godliness is profitable to all things,. " having the promise of the life that now is, and of " that which is to come." Frequently in the decline of life, when engaged to speak of the...
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General View of the Doctrines of Christianity: Designed More Especially for ...

Christianity - 1809 - 200 pages
...happiness. Different are" the lessons taught us, both by revelation and reason. The former instructs us that godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come ; that the statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart, and...
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Paganism and Christianity Compared

John Ireland - Christianity and other religions - 1809 - 426 pages
...PAGANISM. . PAUL has affirmed concerning the godliness of which he was an inspired teacher, that it " is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come."* His immediate intention was to refute an erroneous notion, whether...
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A History of the West Indies: Containing the Natural, Civil, and ..., Volume 2

Thomas Coke - Haiti - 1810
...those turbulent passions, which in every age and country are the patents of excess and misery. Thus godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. Nor were those happy prospects, which Mr. M'Donald both anticipated...
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Discourses upon the great festivals, as stated in the calendar and rubricks ...

Thomas Taylor - 1812 - 252 pages
...freely gave him up for us all, with him he freely giveth us all things. So that godliness is really profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and that which is to come. A sense of this would sanctify all our table comforts ; we should view...
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Lectures to the Young...

Robert May - Children - 1812 - 246 pages
...while young, grow up with your riper years, and be your compunion in the closing scenes of life ; for godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life which now is, and of that which is to come. But it is time for me to conclude. 6th. Therefore let me...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 6

1843
...be in the management of his children, the cleanliness of his cabin, and his daily comforts. " Truly godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as that which is to come." With a light heart and cheerful step, Dennis Mahony, early the...
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Sermons, and Other Discourses, Volume 1

Samuel Lavington - Sermons, English - 1815
...than to the house of feasting." If this be true, then the Apostle was deceived, when he said, " But godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come." The proper business of life will be rather promoted, than hindered,...
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