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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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Mothers of Scripture [readings] for mothers' meetings

Fanny Vincent S. Hatchard - 1875
...grace, St. Paul tells us that all our works are of no value in God's sight ; ' Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.'* God does not look so much upon what we give to Him, as upon what we keep ourselves. Our...
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Sermons, ed. by W.F.J. Kaye

Edmund Mortlock - 1876
...hangs on our motive. To this purport is the strong sentence of the Apostle : ' Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing ;M if my bounty springs not from genuine sympathy, it helpeth not to the growth of that charity...
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Current coin (pulpit discourses and platform speeches).

Hugh Reginald Haweis - 1876
...in that great thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians, on charity, remarks : " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing ; " and he might have added, " nor any one else either" for indeed alms given without thoughtful...
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What is the Truth as to Everlasting Punishment?: In Reply to Dr. Pusey's ...

Frank Nutcombe Oxenham - Future punishment - 1881 - 208 pages
...others are not the only conditions of salvation ; alms may be quite in vain, eg " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing ; " $ and it is impossible to suppose that a man who persisted in all sorts of wickedness would...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 28

1881
...salvation. And this, although it is expressly said by St. Paul (1 Cor. xiii. 3), " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth nothing." The sentence in St. Peter is a quotation from Proverbs x. 12 : " Love covcreth all sins,"...
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The Epistles of St. Paul to the Corinthians: With Critical Notes and ...

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - Bible - 1882 - 598 pages
...which the Apostle especially contrasts his own employment of the word. When he says, ' though I give my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing,' it is as though he had foreseen the corruption of his own language, and had said, ' though...
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Precious truths in plain words, Issue 187

Precious truths - 1882
...toils, And raise you to My heavenly home. THE CHARITY WHICH GOD REQUIRES. "And though l bestow all my goods to feed the poor, . , . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." —7 Cor. xlli. 3. BY charity we are to understand true love and kindness of heart. A man...
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An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles: Historical and Doctrinal

Edward Harold Browne - 1882 - 864 pages
...have placed perfection in selling all things, since in I Cor. xiii. 3 , we read ' though I give all my goods to feed the poor .... and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.' Calvin also ob• • iv,.-i, that the young man could not really have kept all the commandments,...
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Hand-book for Friendly Visitors Among the Poor

Charity Organization Society of the City of New York - Friendly visiting - 1883 - 88 pages
...redeemed, restored, both in word and in deed, to its original meaning of love. " And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." says St. Paul. How far have we wandered from that early teaching, when we use the words "...
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Kinship to Christ: And Other Sermons

Joseph Zachary Tyler - Electronic book - 1883 - 326 pages
...they sprang that we can see that ths divine judgment in these cases is equitable. " Though I give all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. ' ' See how the motive is uncovered and how sentence is pronounced in view of that. Pride...
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