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A sermon book [manuscript], 1616-1617.
Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
Phillips, Dorothy, 17th cent.
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folio 8 verso
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A Sermon at Do cto r Aires funerall by Do cto r Goodwin . i6i6 line divider Text i Timothie 6. C. 6.7. ver. But godlinesse is a great gaine if a man can be content w i th that he hath for we brought nothinge into this world and it is certaine that We can carie nothinge out line divider The waies of the w vngodly are not like the wayes of the righteous nor there thoughts [of the] like vnto the thoughtes of the wicked. therfore the apostle fittly puts an opposition betwene the desires of the vpright and the vngodly as appeeres by the first words of my Text and the p re cedent verses 1 T [?] imo: thy 6. 5 froward disposition es of mens [thoughts] corrupt mindes and destitute of truth which thinke gaine is a godlinesse from such seperat they selfe but one the other side in the words of the text godlinesse is a gaine. The voice of the lord is lett vs begettinge [the] [voice of the lord] the kingmdome, gouerment, state, peace, godlinesse, and religion most be squared by there profitt. But our apostle sayeth god = linesse is a great gaine: where in is proposed first a generall dutie of Christians: godlinesse to vs before gaine because the hart will encline to nothinge more
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