Letters on Religious Subjects: Written by Divers Friends, Deceased

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David Allinson, 1805 - Society of Friends - 287 pages

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Page 178 - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient...
Page 59 - Hitherto shalt thou come, and no further, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed," these irregular and prodigious vagaries seem to bespeak a decay, and forebode, perhaps, not a very distant dissolution.
Page 133 - Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
Page 142 - For even hereunto were ye called : because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps : who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth : who, when he was reviled, reviled not again ; when he suffered he threatened not ; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously...
Page 237 - One thing have I desired of the Lord, which I will require, even that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and to visit his temple. For in the time of trouble he...
Page 14 - Many shall come from the east and west, and sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven...
Page 243 - Create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me...
Page 68 - If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan...
Page 60 - And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
Page 158 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

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