Saturday, January 31, 2015
Commemoration of John Bosco, Priest, Founder of the Salesian Teaching Order, 1888
Wealth and riches; that is, an estate above what sufficeth our real occasions and necessities, is in no other sense a blessing than as it is an opportunity put into our hands, by the providence of God, of doing more good.
... John Tillotson (1630-1694), Works of Dr. John Tillotson, v. VI, London: J. F. Dove, for R. Priestley, 1820, Sermon CXLII, p. 551
(see the book; see also 1 John 3:17; Luke 12:15; Gal. 6:9-10; Jas. 2:6-7; more at Blessing, God, Goodness, Opportunity, Providence, Wealth)
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