Early days in the Society of friends

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Harvey and Darton, 1840 - 471 pages
 

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Page 466 - But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.
Page 460 - God forbid that I should justify you : Till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me. My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go : My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Page 379 - a lively hope of an inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and that fadeth not away.' It was 'the love of God shed abroad in his heart by the Holy Ghost which was given unto him,' filling his soul with tender, disinterested love to every child of man.
Page xiii - But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light : for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, And arise from the dead, And Christ shall give thee light.
Page 461 - Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the Lord: I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
Page 157 - There is a spirit which I feel, that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong ; but delights to endure all things, in hope to enjoy its own in the end. Its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself.
Page 57 - Father ; for which of those works do ye stone me ? The Jews answered him, for a good work we stone thee not, but for blasphemy ; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
Page 227 - He received me courteously, as well for the sake of Dr. Paget, who introduced me, as of Isaac Penington, who recommended me, to both of whom he bore a good respect. And having inquired divers things of me with respect to my former progression in learning he dismissed me, to provide myself with such accommodation as might be most suitable to my future studies.
Page 205 - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel...
Page xv - Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, A tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: He that believeth shall not make haste.

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