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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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A new translation and exposition of the very ancient book of Job; with notes ...

Job (the patriarch) - 1827
...to a future state; but, in the despondency of his afflicted mind, he maintains that it has not' the promise of the life that now is,' as well as ' of that which is to come.' Here it was where his faith failed ; and here he is found exposed to the thrusts of assailants,...
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The Christian Journal, and Literary Register, Volume 11

1827
...comes down from above, make you holy and make you amiable then will you find that godliness is the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come then will you find that wisdom will be more precious to you than rubies that its loveliness,...
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The Contribution of Q.Q. to a Periodical Work: With Some Pieces ..., Volume 1

Jane Taylor - 1827
...statement with some appearances that seem to contradict it. "Godliness," the apostle tells us," has the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." That is, the true Christian really participates with others, in the moderate enjoyment of...
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Lectures on the Relations and Duties of the Middle Aged

Joel Harvey Linsley - 1828 - 180 pages
...and onward stages of his progress ; yet I still claim, that the word of the Lord standeth sure ' that godliness . hath the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come.' In illustration of this position, it may in the first place be remarked, that the objects...
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The Life of Mansie Wauch, Tailor in Dalkeith

Mansie Wauch - 1828 - 223 pages
...bypast volume of human transactions, having for its moral, that " purity of life hath for its reward the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." To attest its truth, the parish church of Suverdsio, among the Dalecarlian hills, yet bears...
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Daily Monitor, Or, Reflections for Each Day in the Year: Containing ...

Charles Brooks - 1828 - 365 pages
...These and many other impressive images are used by the sacred penmen to show, that godliness has the "promise of the life that now is^" as well as of "that which is to come." Joy is our duty, glory, health, The sunshine of the soul ; The best return that we can make...
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The family monitor, or, A help to domestic happiness

John Angell James - 1828 - 275 pages
...felicities of heaven, DO NOT NEGLECT YOUR SOULS. " Godliness is profitable fdr all things, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." Your situation is a very dangerous one ; you are in a very unprotected state ; and you need...
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Pastoral Memorials, Volume 2

John Ryland - 1828
...Now, it is a certain and comfortable truth, that " Godliness is profitable for all things, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." lTim.iv.8. But verily, my dear friend, I have no notion that God has made one promise of...
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The Children's Friend, Volume 5

William Carus Wilson - 1828
...religion are those of pleasantness and peace to all who honestly walk in them ; for " godliness hath promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." . Those amongst you who saw this poor girl, so early as in her sixteenth year, cut off out...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine, Volume 7

1828
...fullness, or more energetic in all its sanctions, than that which attaches to true religion, " the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come." But let us see how this same system, from whose influence we would rescue our countrymen,...
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