Extracts from the Minutes of the Yearly Meeting of Friends, Convening at ... Race Street
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1870 - Quakers
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Page 53 - Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.
Page 39 - Worship : And Almighty God being the only Lord of Conscience, Father of Lights and Spirits, and the Author as well as Object of all divine Knowledge, Faith and Worship, who only doth enlighten the Minds, and persuade and convince the Understandings of People, I do hereby grant and declare...
Page 40 - I do hereby grant and declare, That no Person or Persons, inhabiting in this Province or Territories, who shall confess and acknowledge One Almighty God, the Creator, Upholder and Ruler of the World ; and profess him or themselves obliged to live quietly under the civil Government, shall be in any Case molested or prejudiced, in his or their Person or Estate, because of his or their conscientious...
Page 7 - For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
Page 37 - EXCEPT the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it : except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Page 40 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to -the dictates of their own consciences ; that no man can, of right, be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; and that no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Page 56 - And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it unto me and after make for thee and for thy son.
Page 76 - If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ: to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 40 - BUT because the Happiness of Mankind depends so much upon the Enjoying of Liberty of their Consciences as aforesaid. I do hereby solemnly declare, promise and grant, for me. my Heirs and Assigns. That the first Article of this Charter relating to Liberty of Conscience, and every Part and Clause therein, according to the true intent and Meaning thereof, shall be kept and remain, without any Alteration, inviolably for ever.