A Portraiture of Quakerism: Taken from a View of the Education and Discipline, Social Manners, Civil and Political Economy, Religious Principles, and Character of the Society of Friends, Volume 2

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Page 313 - baptism doth also now save us, (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ." The Apostle states here concerning the baptism that is effectual and saving; first, that it is not the putting away of the filth
Page 351 - mother. Jesus therefore directed to them the following observations : " I am the bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof and not die. I am the living bread,
Page 230 - handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my spirit; and they shall prophesy." That women preached afterwards, or in times subsequent to the day of pentecost, they collect from the same Evangelist. ' For he mentions Philip, who had four daughters, all of whom prophesied at
Page 124 - I know, says Jeremiah, that the way of man is not in himself. It is not in man that walketh to direct his steps." The martyr Stephen acknowledges the teachings of the spirit, both in his own time and in that of his ancestors.
Page 98 - with God, and the word was God. All things were made by him, and without him was "not any thing made, that was made." The Almighty also, by means of the same divine energy or life of the spirit which had thus created the universe, became the cause
Page 154 - my people, saith God, would not hearken to my voice, and Israel would none of me; so I gave them up to their own hearts' lusts, and they walked in their own counsels." To the same import was the saying of Jesus Christ, when he wept over Jerusalem. ' " If thou hadst known, even thou, at
Page 227 - Let your women keep silence in the churches, for it is not permitted unto them to speak"—" and if they will learn any thing, let them ask their Husbands at home.
Page 331 - and the others present, he perceived that " the Holy Ghost fell upon all of them that heard his words, as on himself and the other Apostles at the beginning." Then remembered Peter the words of the Lord, how that he said, " John indeed baptized with water, but ye shall be
Page 102 - this difference, that whereas only a portion of this divine light or spirit had been given to Adam, and afterwards to the prophets, it was given without limit or measure to the man Jesus\ " For he whom God hath sent, says St. John, speaketh the words of God, for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
Page 246 - And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the spirit and with power, that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

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