... conversing with religious persons upon religion, a sequestration from the common
pleasures, engagements, and varieties of life, and an addiction to one serious ...
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Healing Peter's Mother-In-Law and Many Others.
... Lightfoot gives two reasons why demoniacal possession was so common at that time,
viz.: 1, the intense wickedness of the nation; 2, the addiction of the nation ...
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Basil Becomes Bishop of Cæsarea after Eusebius; his Boldness ...
... The instances above adduced are quite inadequate to convey an idea of the wonderful
endowments of Basil; his extreme addiction to the philosophic life and ...
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Of the Death of Gratianus and the Sovereignty of Maximus
... Footnotes:  Gratianus made himself unpopular (i) by his excessive addiction
to sport, playing the Commodus in the "Vivaria," when not even a Marcus ...
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Epistle iii. To John, Abbot .
... restored to Florianus. Moreover, among the brethren of thy monastery whom
I see I do not find addiction to reading. Wherefore you ...
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Epistle xix. To Natalis, Bishop of Salona .
... of archdeacon. He was accused also of addiction to unbecoming conviviality,
and of neglecting his episcopal duties. Eventually, after ...
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Valerian and the Persecution under Him.
... He figures in our other sources simply as a military and political character, but
it was natural for Dionysius to emphasize his addiction to magic, though he ...
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The Worst Things Work for Good to the Godly
... The saints in addiction have had such sweet raptures of joy, that they
thought themselves in the borders of the heavenly Canaan. ...
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Topical Bible Verses1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;Topicalbible.org
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you: but you are washed, but you are sanctified, but you are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
1 Corinthians 15:33
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Woe to them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
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