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" For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: 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 :... "
The New York Review - Page 418
by Lambert Lilly - 1838
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Sermons, tr. by R. Robinson (H. Hunter)

Jacques Saurin - 1800
...beneficial to his family. He says, / am in a strait betwixt two, hawing a desire tit depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better ; nevertheless to abide in the fieshis more needful for you, Phil. i. -23, 24. We are terrified at that crowd of dangers, in which...
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The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...comparison with the never-ending days of eternity. What says St. Paul? " I have 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 first beam of reward which breaks in upon the righteous is iu the moment of his * Boswell's Life...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul: Or, The True Model for Christians and Pastors ...

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...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 you. And having this confidence, I know, that I shall abide and continue with you all, for your furtherance...
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The Columbian miscellany: containing a variety of important, instructive ...

Abner Kneeland - Theology, Doctrinal - 1804 - 408 pages
...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 you." Phil. i. 21, 23, 24. Now can any person tell me, what real gain it could be to the active soul of St....
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Sermons: with appropriate prayers annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - Sermons, English - 1810
...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,...nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you." What we translate ' I am in a strait,' does not signify doubt or hesitation about what he should choose,...
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The works of Robert Traill. 4 vols. [in 2].

Robert Trail - 1810
...tell well which to chuse : / am in a strait betwixt two, (says he), 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. It is natural, I say, to a saint to love service. It is promised, that they shall see his face, and...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...his flock in the midst of wolves, his wife, family, and friends, on his mind, which brought him into a strait between two, " having a desire to depart...nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you," Phil. i. 23, 24, says Paul, and so Prodigalis thought, and therefore he prayed for submission to the...
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The World to Come, Or, Discourses on the Joys Or Sorrows of Departed Souls ...

Isaac Watts - Future life - 1811
...from it. VI. Phil. i. 23, 24. " 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." When the apostle speaks here of his "abiding in the flesh," and his " departing from the flesh," he...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 7

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...them from it. VI. Phil. i. 28. 24. For lam 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. When the apostle speaks here of his abiding in the flesh, and hi* departing from the flesh, he declares...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson, Henry Hunter, Joseph Sutcliffe - Sermons, English - 1813
...beneficial to his family. He says, / 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, Phil. i. 23, 24. We are terrified at that crowd of dangers, in which we teave these dear parts of ourselves....
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