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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 Treatise on Justification, Volume 1

John Davenant - Justification (Christian theology) - 1844
...excellence all the commands of God. Whereas the Apostle says, (1 Cor. xiii. 3.) Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. Hence it clearly appears that this work, which Bellarmine extols beyond all the commands of...
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Rhoda; or, The excellence of charity, by the author of 'The cottage on the ...

Clara Moore - 1844
...the 13th chapter of the 1st epistle to the Corinthians, where St. Paul says, ' Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' " Thus you see, my dearest child, the word charity does not mean merely giving money or clothes...
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Thoughts on Religious Experience: To which is Added an Appendix Containing ...

Archibald Alexander - Christian life - 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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Ridley Seldon, or, The way to keep Lent

Anne Howard (novelist.) - 1845
...munificent,'' said Barbara, " and his gifts to the poor and needy are large indeed. But ' though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' •)• Mr. Dixon does not show Christian charity in any way besides almsgiving. His temper...
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Sermons for Sundays, festivals and fasts, contributed by ..., Volume 2, Part 3

Alexander Watson - 1845
...does faith live, when it works by love. St. Paul sets charity above almsgiving. " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Now almsgiving is one of the most characteristic works of charity ; insomuch that in common...
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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 2

William Whewell - Ethics - 1845
...they are not the results of such affections they are valueless. (1 Cor. xii., 3), Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. 614. The first Christians were a small portion of the civil community in which they lived...
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Sacra Privata: The Private Meditations and Prayers of Thomas Wilson ...

Thomas Wilson - Devotional exercises - 1847 - 318 pages
...to excuse what is evil in his brethren, as far as truth will suffer him. ALMS. " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." — 1 Cor. xiii. 3. If external acts of charity do not proceed from charity, that is, from...
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Short Helps to Daily Devotion, Selected and Arranged for Every Day in the Year

Thomas Kerchever Arnold - Devotional calendars - 1847 - 520 pages
...FEBRUARY 1. ML EXOD. x. MARK i. | EL EXOD. xi. 1 COR. xiii. 1 Cor. xiii. 3. " And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." If external acts of charity do not proceed from charity, that is, from a love of GOD, and...
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The Dealings of God, Man, and the Devil: As Exemplified in the ..., Volumes 1-2

Lorenzo Dow - Methodist women - 1850
...more than giving away a few old worn out clothes to a beggar". For thus saith Paul; 'Though I give ALL my goods to feed the poor, and have NOT CHARITY, it profiteth me nothing.' ' And though a man had all Knowledge and all Faith ; so as to remove mountains, and talk...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1882
...The Lord judgeth not as man judgeth," &c. The motive is the soul of the deed. " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Do not judge the desire by the effort, but judge the effort put forth by the desire. The...
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