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" And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. "
An Enquiry Into the Ground and Foundation of Religion: Wherein is Shewn ... - Page 124
by Thomas Chubb - 1740 - 157 pages
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A Practical Exposition of Our Saviour's Sermon on the Mount

James Gardiner - Sermon on the mount - 1720 - 408 pages
...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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Twelve Sermons Preach'd on Several Occasions: By the Reverend William Lupton ...

William Lupton - 1729 - 440 pages
...Good Works, as to lay the p roper Foundation, upon which they fhould be built. Though I beftow all my Goods to feed the poor, and have not Charity, it profiteth me nothing, $. 3. Charity, as the Principle of all our Thoughts and Deportment, is what he is labouring...
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Sermons...

Samuel Clarke - 1744
...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 - Church of England - 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 - 508 pages
...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 - Christianity - 1792 - 212 pages
...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

Congregational churches - 1805
...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 Spiritual Steward: A Sermon, Preached at the Meeting of the Associate ...

Alexander Proudfit, William Guthrie - Salem (N.Y.) - 1804 - 138 pages
...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 the Works of ...

Georg Joachim Zollikofer - Education - 1806
...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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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 5

1842
...man may give away all he possesses, and yet be totally destitute of charity ; " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." So again, is it perfectly distinct from natural affection and friendship — for charity...
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