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" ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come. "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 266
by Hannah More - 1836
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Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons, Volume 1

Timothy Dwight - 1818
...virtue can again call forth all its glories, even on the face of this dreary world. Godliness has the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come. The piety, truth, and Benevolence, which adorned our first Parents, would again call down...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 3

George Horne - 1818
...practice of justice and charity among men. " Godliness, eua-s&w, is " profitable unto all things, having promise of the life " that now is, as well as of that which is-to come1:" and they who assert religion to have been the invention f priests or politicians, to...
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Religion Recommended to Youth: In a Series of Letters Addressed to a Young ...

Caroline Matilda Thayer - 1819 - 220 pages
...favour, we are not -required to relinquish any enjoyments, except such as are really pernicious. " Godliness hath the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." He that hath relinquished any of the delights of this life for the Gospel of Jesus Christ,...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 19

William Carus Wilson - 1837
...violation of the Lord's Day, to which he had been before accustomed. We know who has said, "godliness hath promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." "IT SHALL BE PAID HIM AGAIN." I have always liked the beautiful expression of the verse quoted...
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Sermons

Charles Robert Maturin - 1819 - 475 pages
...refers it to, than the worldling in the very triumph of temporal felicity. Thus hath godliness the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come a promise (not of its goods indeed, but) of its evils being converted into blessings, of...
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A Summary of the History of the English Church and of the Sects ..., Volume 4

Johnson Grant - 1820
...and where diligence, steadiness, sobriety, and good principle, are allowed to make their way to the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come. * * CHAPTER XXXII. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS. I. Difficulty of preserving Unity or Connection...
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The great importance of a religious life considered [by W. Melmoth]. To ...

William Melmoth - 1821
...flourish ; xiv. 11. that it shall be well with them that fear God: Eccles. viii. 12. and, in short, that Godliness hath the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come; 1 Tim. iv. 8. we may certainly conclude, that a strict observance of the duties of the Christian...
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Practical Sermons, Volume 2

Joseph Milner, Rev. Isaac Milner - 1821
...persons here, who know in some real degree, what these things mean. You can witness that " godliness has promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." But perhaps the most instructive view of this part of our subject may be, to show the want...
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Barnabas Hill, or, The cottage on the shore, by the author of The little ...

Barnabas Hill (fict.name.) - 1821
...the truth of the Apostle's declaration that " godliness, with contentment, is great gain ; having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come. Often did they join together in singing the following favorite hymn : Father! \vhate'er of...
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Missionary Register

1822
...godliness, which always produces temperance and activity, is indeed profitable unto ail things, having promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come. I am led to think, that the accounts which we receive in England, respecting Sierra Leone,...
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