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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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Proceedings of the Trustees ... from Their Original Organization ..., Volume 4

Peabody Education Fund - Education - 1893
...the true charity of which the great toiler and struggler for mankind exclaimed : "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." These are the abiding axioms, founded in and illuminating the divine economy. And there is...
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A Lent in London: A Course of Sermons on Social Subjects Organized by the ...

Christian Social Union. London Branch - Church and social problems - 1895 - 239 pages
...doctrines and sacraments. CHRISTIAN CHARITY. BY THE REV. PREBENDARY HARRY JONES, MA " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." — I COR. xiii. 3. THERE are many words which bear a double sense. Two are attached to "charity."...
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Plain Facts for Fair Minds: An Appeal to Candor and Common Sense

George Mary Searle - 1895 - 360 pages
...understand in English by charity ; for he says in this chapter (v. 3) : " If I should distribute all my goods to feed the poor . . . and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." There is no real doubt about the meaning of this word. The Latin word "caritas," from which...
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The Epistles of St. Paul to the Colossians, Thessalonians, and Timothy

Michael Ferrebee Sadler - Bible - 1896 - 345 pages
...melts away." Chrysostom. The idea of St. Paul is expressed in 1 Cor. xiii. 3, " Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor .... and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." 15. "And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one...
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The Secret of Salvation: How to Get It: and how to Keep It. Showing the Way ...

Enoch Edwin Byrum - Holiness - 1896 - 397 pages
...perish." Yet he expects to get through because of his charitable works. But, "though I bestoAV all my goods to feed the poor and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." So it is a failure without the love of God in the soul. A WELL OF LIVING WATER. Truly the...
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Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction ..., Issue 24

National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Annual Session - Charities - 1898
...in the beneficiary, and an intelligent desire to permanently improve his lot. "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing," said Paul. Charity and alms were not then synonymous. Alms minister to the needs of the body,...
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The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual ..., Volume 24

National Conference on Social Welfare - Charities - 1898
...in the beneficiary, and an intelligent desire to permanently improve his lot. "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing," said Paul. Charity and alms were not then synonymous. Alms minister to the needs of the body,...
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Breviary Offices: The Night Hours, Volumes 1-2

Catholic Church - 1899
...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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Elements of Ethics

Noah Knowles Davis - Ethics - 1900 - 294 pages
...active beneficence, determined only by respect for the' law, fails of completeness.2 Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. It is essential to duty that love be its spring. The service due is loving service. Let the...
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Contributions to the Science of Charity

Robert Treat Paine - Charities - 1879
...charity is, and a mean idea of -whose duty it is to do it. Well says St. Paul, "Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing." Alms are not the whole of charity. "Charity must do four things: — I. Believe worthy need...
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