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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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Death bed scenes; or, The Christian's companion; on entering the dark valley ...

Timothy East - 1825 - 360 pages
...Lord. When writing to the church at Philippi, he says, " For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart and to be with Christ ; which is far better."f When he says far me to live is Christ, he declares, that the...
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The Works of William Paley: Horace Paulinae, and tracts

William Paley, Edmund Paley - 1825
...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...
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The New Testament: Arranged in Chronological & Historical Order; with ...

George Townsend - 1825
...But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour : yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better : 24 Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you....
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 9

1825
...April. 1822, he fell asleep in Jesus. A funeral discourse was delivered by his Pastor, from 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. We feel unwilling to take leave of our readers without reminding...
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Sermons on various subjects

Thomas Rennell - 1825 - 448 pages
...Even in sure and certain hope of his everlasting reward, what is the language of the great apostle, " 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 Christian's Instructor: Containing a Summary Explanation and Defence of ...

Josiah Hopkins - 1825 - 312 pages
...with the Lord." a With this agree the passages that were quoted in answer to the former question : " I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better." From these expressions, it is apparent, that if there be...
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A Defence of some important doctrines of the Gospel, in twenty-six sermons ...

1826 - 660 pages
...flesh, this is the fruit of my labour, yet what I shall choose I wot not. For I am in a strait between two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ,...far better. Nevertheless, to abide in the flesh, is more needful for you," Phil. i. 21—24. Had the Apostle known that he must have remained in a state...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 17

1822
...death proving a state of long insensibility. " I am in a strait," he says to the Philippians, " betwixt two, having a desire to depart and to be with Christ,...far better: nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you." * This is too plain to be misunderstood. Had he supposed that, die when he would,...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. To me to live is Christ, and to die gain. I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better." How could the Apostle, when absent from the body be present...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. To me to live is Christ, and to die gain. I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better." How could the Apostle, when absent from the body be present...
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