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" And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. "
Twelve Sermons Preach'd on Several Occasions - Page 170
by William Lupton - 1729 - 440 pages
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A practical exposition of our Saviour's sermon on the mount

James Gardiner - 1720
...difpofition j mercy and companion are altogether neceflary in all our almf-giving. St. Paul, when he fays, * Though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing j implies, that it is poflible for a man to give all his goods away to charitable ufes, and...
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An Enquiry Into the Ground and Foundation of Religion: Wherein is Shewn ...

Thomas Chubb - Deism - 1740 - 157 pages
...fpring from, but do not, he makes ufe of the fame inftance, i Cor. xiii. 3. And though I be/low all my goods to feed the poor , and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. This, to appearance, is one of the higheft acts of benevolence; and yet when it is the offfpring...
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Sermons...

Samuel Clarke, Benjamin Hoadly - 1743
...I am nothing, I Cor. xiii. 2. There follows in the next verfe an expreffion ftill more remarkable ; though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity \ it projiteth me nothing. From This paffage it appears, that the word Charity, in tne New Teftament, does...
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Sermons...

Samuel Clarke, Benjamin Hoadly - 1744
...Without this Good and Chriftian Temper of Mind, no fingle Action is valuable in the Sight of God : Though I beftow all my Goods to feed the Poor, and have not Charity, it profiteth me nothing : That is, Almjgiving, or the Acl: of any other Virtue, if it proceeds only from fome accidental...
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Sermons, Volume 1

John Conybeare - Sermons, English - 1757
...moft profufe profufe Alms-giving may be owing to indirect Caufes, when he tells us, Though I give all my Goods to feed the Poor, and have not Charity, it profiteth me nothing [ver. j/j But, if this be the Cafe, how mall we be able to judge concerning the charitable...
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Of the Origin and Progress of Language, Volume 4

Lord James Burnett Monboddo - Language and languages - 1787
...which is commonly called charity, is evident from the third verfe, where it is faid, ' That although I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me no' thing :' So that here love is fet above all the chriftian From this principle of beauty, which...
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Sermons on the Present State of Religion in this Country, and on Other Subjects

Septimus Hodson - Sermons - 1792 - 212 pages
...alarm, which mould put us upon a very ferious enquiry into the nature and value of our benevolence; " Though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing:" /. e. " If I have not a root and principle of love to God in my heart, that carrieth me out...
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The Massachusetts Missionary Magazine, Volume 3

Missions - 1805
...charity docs not confift in giving to the poor, is evident from what the apoftle Paul obferves : " Though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Here is a plain intimation, that a perfon may manifeft great kindnefs to the poor, while...
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The Christian's Great Interest ...

William Guthrie - Salem (N.Y.) - 1804 - 138 pages
...They may give much of their goods to God and to the faints, as Ananias, if not all their goods ; *' Though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Yea, 7. It is not impoffible for fomefuch, being ftraitly engaged in their credit, to " give...
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Sermons on Education, on Reflection, on the Greatness of God in ..., Volume 1

Georg Joachim Zollikofer - Reformed Church - 1806
...himfelf to the diftribution of his property with ever fo liberal a hand among the poor and needy ! No, though I beftow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. Learn hence, my pious hearers, how much true, chriftian charity comprifes, how many virtues...
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