Selections from the Works of Isaac Penington: To which are Added Selections from His Letters

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A. Shearman, 1818 - Society of Friends - 308 pages
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Page 236 - they shall be as wool. If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land; but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword : for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it." Isai. i. 16. to 21. Is not here the true baptism, and the remission of sins, which ensueth
Page 238 - Christ gave his apostles commission to teach, baptizing, he told them, " All power in heaven and earth was given him;" and bid them not ** depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father: for John truly baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence;
Page 38 - can preserve it, and which alone can carry it on. Christ was made a priest, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life: and every sacrificer under him (which every true believer is) is so made by the same power.
Page 230 - himself in the following words : " Not (saith he) the putting away of the filth of the flesh," not the outward washing of the body, that is not it that saves ; but that baptism which causeth the answer of a good conscience towards God, by the. resurrection of Jesus Christ. For this is the
Page 193 - should come, or look we for another?" Christ bids them go and tell John what things they had seen and heard; " how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached ; and blessed is he whosoever shall not be offended in me.
Page 206 - arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones, and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, making the kings, nations, and inhabitants of the earth drunk with the wine of her fornication?
Page 210 - burnt-offerings, with calves of a year old? "Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil ? Shall I give my first-born for ray transgression; the fruit of my body for
Page 254 - words, than when with words, as has been often felt, and is faithfully testified by many witnesses. Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither hath entered into the heart of man, how and what things God reveals to his children by his Spirit, when they wait upon him in
Page 256 - inwardly in their own hearts, and outwardly in their assemblings and walkings) by the power. Christ was made a king, priest, and prophet, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life; and in this power he gathers, governs, and preserves his church, and ministereth from, and by, his Spirit and power in it.— Now
Page 208 - unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass, chap. i. 1, and would Christ give them forth in such words as could not be understood? Again it is said, ver. 5, Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein; for the time is at hand. How

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