Money; A Popular Exposition In Rough Notes

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byThomas Binney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...yet for your sakes became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich." The same thing is involved whenever the idea of stewardship is presented; and especially when presented in connexion with the material instrument of beneficence. "Use hospitality one to another without grudging. As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one toward another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God."t The "manifold grace"--or the diversified gifts--referred to here, include the bestowments of Providence, as well as the donations of the Spirit;--the power to do good by pecuniary beneficence, as well as to edify the church by instructive discourse. Hence, "hospitality" is mentioned, which some, by the property with which God had entrusted them, were much more able to exercise than others. The "well-beloved Gaius,"to whom St. John addresses his third epistle, was a man, we may suppose, in good cirtumstances. He regarded his wealth as the gift of God, bestowed upon him to enable him to be Philip, ii. 1--5. 2 Cor. viii. 9. f 1 Peter iv. 9, 10. "CHARGE THEM THAT ARE RICH." 159 useful; and he was a good steward who employed it as one " who was to give an account." Hence, says the apostle, "thou doest faithfully, whatever thou doest to the brethren and to strangers; who have borne witness to thy charity before the Church; whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well. Because that for His name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellow helpers to the truth." In all this, you observe, there is the apostolic recognition of the saying, that...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...yet for your sakes became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich." The same thing is involved whenever...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217789099

ISBN - 13:9780217789097

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