A Brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People Called Quakers, in which Their Fundamental Principle, Doctrines, Worship, Ministry, and Discipline, are Plainly Declared: With a Summary Relation of the Former Dispensations of God in the World, by Way of Introduction

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Harrison and Crosfield, 1834 - 82 עמודים

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עמוד 64 - There is a great deal in the world that is delightful and beautiful; there is a great deal in it that is great and engrossing; but it will not last. All that is in the world, the lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh, and the pride of life, are but for a little while.
עמוד 70 - I cannot but cry and call aloud to you, that have been long professors of the truth, and know the truth in the convincing power of it, and have had a sober conversation among men, yet content yourselves only to know truth for yourselves, to go to meetings, and exercise an ordinary charity in the church, and an honest behaviour in the world, and limit yourselves within those bounds ; feeling little or no concern upon your spirits for the glory of the Lord in the prosperity of his truth in the earth,...
עמוד 75 - But as many as received Him, to them He gave power to become the sons of God...
עמוד 51 - God in the earth, and of the way that he was to go forth to begin it. He saw people as thick as motes in the sun, that should in time be brought home to the Lord, that there might be but one Shepherd and one sheepfold in all the earth.
עמוד 55 - But above all he excelled in prayer. The inwardness and weight of his spirit, the reverence and solemnity of his address and behaviour, and the fewness and fulness of his words have often struck even strangers with admiration, as they used to reach others with consolation. The most awful, living, reverent frame I ever felt or beheld, I must say, was his in prayer.
עמוד 23 - Not to respect persons, was, and is another of their doctrines and practices, for which they were often buffeted and abused. They affirmed it to be sinful to give flattering titles, or to use vain gestures and compliments of respect. Though to virtue and authority they ever made a...
עמוד 53 - God sent him ; in that no art or parts had any share in the matter or manner of his ministry; and that so many great, excellent, and necessary truths as he came forth to preach to mankind, had therefore nothing of man's wit or wisdom to recommend them. So that as to man he was an original, being no man's copy.
עמוד 53 - Lord had raised to declare his salvation to the people, and where meetings of the Lord's messengers were frequently held, to communicate their services and exercises, and comfort and edify one another in their blessed ministry. But lest this may be thought a digression, having...
עמוד 56 - London; and besides the services of his ministry, which were frequent and serviceable, he wrote much, both to them that are within, and those that are without, the communion. But the care he took of the affairs of the church in general was very great.
עמוד 60 - ... and most exercising nature, and that by night and by day, by sea and by land, in this and in foreign countries : and I can say I never saw him out of his place, or not a match for every service or occasion. For in all things he acquitted himself like a man, yea, a strong man, a new and heavenly-minded man ; a divine and a naturalist, and all of God Almighty's making. I have been surprised at his questions and answers in natural things; that whilst he was ignorant of useless and sophistical science.,...

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