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The political advantages of godliness

Isaac Lewis

The political advantages of godliness

A sermon, preached before His Excellency the governor, and the honorable legislature of the state of Connecticut, convened at Hartford on the anniversary election. May 11, 1797. By Isaac Lewis, D.D. Pastor of a church in Greenwich.

by Isaac Lewis

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Published by Printed by Hudson & Goodwin in Hartford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6314, no. 01.
ContributionsConnecticut. General Assembly
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination31, [1] p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17050361M

Godliness is about self-control, not political correctness. This is an edited version of a sermon on the Apostle Paul’s epistle to Titus preached in the Parish Church of the Ascension, : Julian Mann. The benefits of growing in godliness are fruitfulness, assurance, perseverance, and eternal blessings. In verses , Peter sets before us the resources that God has graciously provided for us: He has given us everything pertaining to life and godliness through knowing Christ and through His pre-cious and magnificent promises. The word μόρφωσις, which is here translated "form," signifies the show or image of a thing, which is dead and ineffectual: in opposition to the reality and life, which is quick and , I think, this word is but once more used in the New Testament, and much in the same sense; viz., for an empty and ineffectual knowledge of religion without the practice of it (Romans , 21).


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