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|Second-century Christian apologist and theologian Tertullian, known as the |
Founder of Western Theology, said: “He who lives only to benefit himself confers
on the world a benefit when he dies.”12 How much better to confer a benefit upon
|He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies. |
—Tertu//ian, Latin Christian author from the Roman province of Africa; best
known for advancing the term Trinity The benefits of the product or service
offering are ...
|A weekly phone call from his brother, even after he'd stolen part of his inheritance|
, and a woman he seduced so that he could steal books hardly ... And then this: '
He who lives to benefit only himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
|For instance, Joaquin Miller made this criticism, "The man who lives for self alone|
, lives for meanest mortal known." Terullian quite agreed with this: "He who lives
only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies." How many ...
|Roland, Mme. If we were not all so excessively interested in ourselves, life would |
be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it. ... Seabury, David
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
|There are two things requisite, before any real or eternal benefit can become |
ours : A meritorious Purchase, procuring the thing ... Wherefore, if Christ had only
died, and not risen again ; if he had not overcome death within its own empire,
and ... in the same grave with himself; but what he died to procure, he lives to
confer, It was ignorance of Christ's resurrection from ... Nothing in the world did so
much prejudice the Gospel, and hinder its taking place in the hearts of Heathens
in the ...
|confounded; he is the place of a complex metamorphosis that only benefits |
himself. The potency of his status is only actualized after he is dead. Although
shamanism bears a latent potential encouraging dispersal, it is nonetheless
through the ...
|The Apostles also plainly declare that he paid a price to ransom us from death: "|
Being justified freely by his grace, through ... For we hence infer, that it is from
Christ we must seek what the Law would confer on any one who fulfilled it; or,
which is the same thing, that by the grace of Christ we obtain what God promised
in the Law to our works: "If a man do, he shall live in them” (Lev. xviii. ... He who
transfers the benefit of his holiness to others, testifies that he acquires nothing for
|Moderation, in the pursuit of honours or riches, is the only security against |
disappointment ami vexation. ... It will contribute to the enjoyment of life, to
consider death as the perfect termination of a happy life, ^liich it becomes us to
aiose like ... He who confers benefits upon others procures to himself the
satisfaction of seeing the stream of plenty spreading round him from ... By the
notions, however, which it propagated respecting the gods, and their unconcern
with the affairs of the world, ...
|This virtue, like the rest, derives its value from its tendency to promote the |
happiness of life. It is not only never injurious to the man who practises it, but
nourishes in his mind calm reflections and pleasant hopes ; whereas it is
impossible that the mind in ... He who confers benefits on others procures to
himself the satisfaction of seeing the stream of plenty flowing around him from the
fountain of his own ... sickness ; nay, situations may occur in which he would not
hesitate to die for him.