An Epistle of Counsel, from the Yearly Meeting Held in London, 1835

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Darton and Harvey, 1835 - 15 pages
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Page 15 - the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shep" herd of the sheep, through the blood of the " everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every " good work to do his will, working in you that " which is well pleasing in his sight, through " Jesus Christ ; to whom be glory for ever and " ever. Amen.
Page 13 - community, both civil and religious, will evince itself. It was an injunction to Israel of old, and we regard it as a standing precept, "Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God.
Page 6 - meetings, had to tell of what the Lord had done for their souls, and to offer living prayers and praises unto him : many ran to and fro, declaring the unsearchable riches of Christ ; and, though reviled and persecuted, they counted not their lives dear unto themselves that they might finish their course with joy, and the ministry which they had received of the Lord Jesus, to testify
Page 12 - a distinct call to the ministry, our society cannot acknowledge it : and except there be a sense of the renewed putting forth and quickening influence of the Holy Spirit, we believe it to be utterly unsafe to move in this office.
Page 3 - To the QUARTERLY and MONTHLY MEETINGS of FRIENDS in GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND. DEAR FRIENDS, IN thus conveying to you the result of some of the exercises into which we have been introduced at the present time, we feel bound to bear testimony, to the continued mercy and loving-kindness of the Lord. We have met under feelings of deep humiliation, and with fervent desires, that He might be pleased to own us
Page 12 - We desire that none may despise the shortness or simplicity of any offerings in the ministry : and
Page 11 - our meetings for worship, though often in silence, to our own edification and the honour of the cause of Truth. We are anxious that whilst parents are diligent in instructing their children in the blessed truths of Holy Scripture, and concerned to commend them in prayer unto God, they may never allow any thing to escape their lips that
Page 9 - Him, carry it on to conversion, and to true faith in Christ the Lamb of God who taketh away the sin of the world : in Him you will find peace. You have however many lessons to learn in the school of Christ; and
Page 6 - and comforting influence of his Spirit, they were often united in the fellowship of that life which is hid with Christ in God ; and there were raised up those, who, in
Page 15 - that that bond of unity and true Christian fellowship which has been so long and so sweetly felt amongst us, may never be broken. Dear friends, brethren, and sisters, beloved in the Lord, we are about to separate ; we trust under some sense of the love of Christ : may we all be found rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation ; continuing instant in prayer. " Now the God of peace, that brought

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