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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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Sacra privata. The private meditations, devotions, and prayers of T. Wilson ...

Thomas Wilson (bp. of Sodor and Man.) - 1864
...This would wonderfully enhance the value of our good deeds before God. Alms. And though I beftow 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 of...
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The band of Christian graces [sermons].

Joseph Parrish Thompson - 1865
...benefactions to objects of public utility, however frequent and liberal ; for " though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Shall we, then, take charity in the broader sense of love? This is warranted by old English...
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Miscellaneous Discourses

Gavin CARLYLE - Religious tracts - 1866 - 188 pages
...the sake of personal merit or adulation of men, or hope of reward in heaven — " Though I give all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth nothing ;" and again indicating that the crown of martyrdom hath but a dim lustre if that martyrdom...
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Friends' Quarterly Examiner, Volume 9

1875
...the giving of aid to the needy, is evident from the words of the third verse : " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Even martyrdom itself is said to be no more " profitable " without "love." The zealot dying...
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SERMONS

REV. GEORGE SHEPARD, PROF. D.S. TALCOTT - 1868
...love. Paul settles this matter with a final and crowning authority when he says, Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. The apostle here settles it that one may give his whole time and his whole property in charity...
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Sermons for the black letter days [ed. by J. Haskoll].

John Mason Neale - 1868
...because without love we cannot please GOD : as he tells us in another place, " And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." But, directly after love, he sets joy. Now we may be very sure that the more excellent a...
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The Voice upon the mountains, ed. by T.G. Bell, Vol.[1]-3, Volume 3

Thomas George Bell - 1869
...indigent." Almsgiving, in the language of Scripture, is righteousness, not charity. Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." (1 Cor. xiii. 3.) In Matt, vi., alms in the first verse is, literally, as in the margin,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1869
...false faith not justified by care for the poor," and he takes as his text — "And tho' I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing"; which he explains— " Tho' I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not true, justifying,...
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The Life of George Peabody: Containing a Record of Those Princely Acts of ...

Phebe Ann Hanaford - Capitalists and financiers - 1870 - 308 pages
...none of us do this, how plain it is that ' by grace we are saved, through faith ' ! ' If I give all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' " Then came the other thought, — that, with faith in Christ, and reconciliation to God,...
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The night hours of the Church, Volume 1

1870
...As if works of mercy were of any profit without love, whereas the Apostle says : If I distribute all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. Loveth any man his neighbour as himself, who loveth not himself? For whoso loveth iniquity...
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