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" For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better: Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. "
Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle - Page 230
1826
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Sermons: With Appropriate Prayers Annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - 1810
...those things that please him. p. 431 SERMON XXIII. PHILIP, i. 23, 24. For I am in a stniit betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ...; which is far better : nevertheless, to abide in thefash is more needful for you. p. 453 SERMON XXIV. MARK v. 1 — 5. And they came over unto the other...
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Horę Paulinę, or The truth of the Scripture history of st. Paul evinced

William Paley - 1810
...by telling us " that he dwelt there two whole years in his own hired house." No. VI. Chap. i. 23. " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better." With this compare 2 Cor. chap. v. 8. " We are confident and willing...
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The Confession of Faith: The Larger and Shorter Catechism with the Scripture ...

Church of Scotland - 1810 - 600 pages
...I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Phil. i. 23. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better. With Acts iii. 2 1 . Whom the heaven must receive, until the times...
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The works of Robert Traill. 4 vols. [in 2].

Robert Trail - 1810
...ver^. is immediately. attended with a state of presence with the Lord ! And in Phil, i. 23. he says, For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ. Departing and being wsth Christ, are joined together, as inseparable. As soon as Paul...
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Sermons: With Appropriate Prayers Annexed, Volume 1

Theophilus Lindsey - 1810
...advantageous or desirable to myself, I am not able to determine." Then follow the words of the text : " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and be with Christ, which is far better ; nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you."...
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The World to Come, Or, Discourses on the Joys Or Sorrows of Departed Souls ...

Isaac Watts - 1811
...death, unless there were some particular Scriptures that excluded them from it. VI. Phil. i. 23, 24. " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire...far better : nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you." When the apostle speaks here of his "abiding in the flesh," and his " departing...
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The System of Doctrines: Contained in Divine Revelation, Explained ..., Volume 2

Samuel Hopkins - 1811
...prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ. To me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better, "f And he uses this language of assurance, when he speaks in the...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...friends, on his mind, which brought him into a strait between two, " having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better; nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you," Phil. i. 23, 24, says Paul, and so Prodigalis thought, and therefore he prayed...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 9

1811
...•Killinytess to die. These subjects are taken from a verse in St. Paul's K|)isi!e to the Philippines*: " 1 am in a strait betwixt two; having a desire to depart. and to be with Christ, which is far belter:" and they are discussed in five chapters, which none can peruse...
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The Gospel Visitant, Volume 1

1812
...death in the presence of Christ, seems to be shown by his words to the Philippians see chap, i. 23. " For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better." Thi« is evidently the greatest excellency of the gospel. It...
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