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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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Tracts, Volume 3

English monthly tract society - 1838
...value at the judgment-seat. The law repudiates it as a satisfaction for sin. For " though I hestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing," 1 Cor. xiii. 3. " For ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold ;...
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The rich man's duty to contribute liberally to the building, rebuilding ...

Edward Wells - 1840
...it ought to be but the secondary motive. This is evident from 1 Cor. xiii. 3. " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Whence may be learned these two things : first, that charity in its primary or principal...
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Parochial Sermons, Volume 5

John Henry Newman - Sermons, English - 1840
...character, as it is a special characteristic of every true Christian ; yet he says, " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Self-denying alms-giving is no necessary evidence of love. Once more. He, if any man, had...
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The new commandment; or, The Christian's test

Christian - 1840
...would be pardoned.' ' What did St. Paul mean then,' asked Ellen, when he says, ' though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' ' Oh Miss, I dare say you are right, you know best.' ' Do not trust to my knowing best, Mrs....
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A Bible Dictionary: Containing a Definition of the Most Important Words and ...

Samuel Bulfinch Emmons - Bible - 1841 - 216 pages
...Scripture to signify alms-giving, but always means love. Paul says as above, verse 3, "though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." This is proof that what ice mean by charity is not what the apostle intended ; for alms-giving can extend...
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Christian meditations; or, The believer's companion in solitude, by the ...

Thomas Shaw Bancroft READE - 1841 - 578 pages
...seen of men." The quantity cannot supersede the quality of our actions,— " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." | A work, to be really and scripturally good, must proceed from a right principle, be done...
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The School and Family Dictionary, and Illustrative Definer

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Horace Hooker - English language - 1841 - 221 pages
...desires the favor, or to some thing which needs care and attention. Paul says, "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, — and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." She bestows a great deal of time and labor upon the education of her children. to lay up...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 12

1842
...destitute of true religion, and therefore of no account in the sight of God. " And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." This to some may appear a strange assertion ; for it supposes that one might expend all his substance in acts...
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The Works of the Rev. Daniel Waterland, D. D.: To which is ..., Volume 4

Daniel Waterland, William Van Mildert - Theology - 1843
...hypocritically and outwardly performed, upon ill principles, or upon no principles. '• Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not " charity, it profiteth me nothing"." A man may food the poor for ostentation or vanity, may clothe the naked for his own interest,...
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Thoughts on Religious Experience

Archibald Alexander - Conversion - 1844 - 397 pages
...claims the reputation of virtue or piety, by splendid acts of public beneficence. ' Though I give all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' XII. EXERCISE incessant vigilance against the dangers and temptations by which you are surrounded,...
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