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COVETOUSNESS THE SIN OF THE

CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

BY THE REV. JOHN HARRIS,

AUTHOR OF “THE GREAT TEACHER," &c.

TWENTY-FOURTH THOUSAND,

LONDON:
THOMAS WARD AND CO.,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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ORIGINAL ADVERTISEMENT.

Fuller says,

Many of the wisest and best of men are of opinion, that
there is no sin so prevalent among professors of the gos-
pel as the love of money, and yet there is no subject on
which so little has been written well. The late Andrew

“ It will, in all probability, prove the eternal
overthrow of more characters among professing people,
than any other sin, because it is almost the only crime
which can be indulged, and a profession of religion at the
same time supported.” One hundred guineas, besides the
profits of its publication, will be presented to the author of
the best Essay on this subject. Preference will be given
to the most scriptural, poignant, and affectionate appeal to
the judgment and conscience of those who professedly re-
cognise the authority of revelation on avaricious hoarding,
and on unchristian-like expenditure to gratify the lust of
the eye and the pride of life, whilst they avow their obli-
gations to redeeming mercy, and profess that themselves
and all they have is not their own, but belongs and must
be accounted for to Him who has said, “ Occupy till I
come ;" then “ give an account of thy stewardship, for

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