A Testimony Against that Anti-Christian Practice of Making Slaves of Men: Wherein it is Shewed to be Contrary to the Dispensation of the Law and Time of the Gospel and Very Opposite Both to Grace and Nature
reprinted for A. Shearman, 1825 - 21 pages
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Page 14 - Therefore thus saith the Lord : Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbour : behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, saith. the Lord, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine ; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
Page 11 - Thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress : of that wherewith the Lord thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
Page 9 - Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake : for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Page 11 - Deut. xvi. 20, and to do to others as we would they should do to us.
Page 18 - After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes and palms in their hands, and cried with a loud voice, saying, " Salvation to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Page 11 - And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the Lord thy God redeemed thee : therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
Page 11 - And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty : thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress : of that wherewith the Lord thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
Page 17 - God is no respecter of persons, but in every nation he that feareth God and worketh righteousness is accepted of Him.