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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. "
Biblical Repertory - Page 142
1871
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The Connecticut evangelical magazine

Religion
...rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." And to the Philippians he said, " I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better." 2. The scriptures plainly hold forth, that there will...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 31

Religion - 1832
...Death, instead of being the king of terrors, is viewed with calm and joyful expectation. He is in a strait betwixt two ; having a desire to depart, and be with Christ ; and yet he is willing to continue and abide in the flesh, for the purposes of usefulness to the church,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

...will excite an affectionate -toleninity in the mind of the-contemplative reader : Phil. i. 23. — "I am. in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, (.which is far better." 2 Tim. i. 10.— ".Who hath abolished death, and hath...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Volume 4

Bibles - 1804
...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...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul: Or, The True Model for Christians and Pastors ...

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord. Yet, what I shall 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 : nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for...
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The Columbian miscellany: containing a variety of important, instructive ...

Abner Kneeland - Theology, Doctrinal - 1804 - 408 pages
...expressed himself in the following manner : " For to 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 ; whichis far better : nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...glorified by me ; yet whether of the two I should choose, life or death, I cannot resolve. I. 23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better: For I am much straitened, and distracted in the choice:...
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The Connecticut evangelical magazine, and religious intelligencer, Volume 2

Christianity - 1809
...thee. My soul thirsieth •or God, for the living God, when shall I come and appear before him." " I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart and be wiih Christ, which is far better." For it i* more desirable to be where he ¡ч clearly seen than to...
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Sermons: with appropriate prayers annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - Sermons, English - 1810
...advantageous or desirable to myself, I am not able to determine." Then follow the words of the text : " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and be with Christ, which is far better ; nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you." What we translate * I...
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Horæ Paulinæ, or The truth of the Scripture history of st. Paul evinced

William Paley - 1810
...telling us " that he dwelt there two whole years in his own hired house." No. VI. Chap. i. 23. " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better." With this compare 2 Cor. chap. v. 8. " We are confident...
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