Journal of the Life and Religious Labours of Elias Hicks

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Isaac T. Hopper, 1832 - Hicksites - 451 pages

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Page 160 - God / Shall I come before him with burntofferings,with calves of a year old ? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil ? Shall I give my first-born for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul ?
Page 106 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass : for he beholdeth himself and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he
Page 190 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God : and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
Page 218 - to preach the gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto such as are saved it is the power of
Page 217 - holy things live of the things of the temple, and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar ? Even so hath the Lord ordained, that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.
Page 188 - For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation. For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe.
Page 262 - Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools : for they consider not that they do evil:
Page 230 - Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly afTectioned one to another with brotherly love ; in honour preferring one another.
Page 216 - transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Bles.sed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.
Page 218 - Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things, live of the things of the temple, and they which wait at the altar, are partakers with the altar?

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