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Association of Friends for the Diffusion of Religious and Useful Knowledge, 1858 - Quaker converts - 125 pages

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Page 51 - The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness ; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the Lord, and have not wickedly departed from my God.
Page 98 - Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith ; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates ? 6 But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates.
Page 115 - Though the fig tree do not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 1 - I have met with my God, I have met with my Saviour; and he hath not been present with me without his salvation, but I have felt the healings drop upon my soul from under his wings...
Page 10 - ... not believing in the power which thou feelest they have over thee, and it will fall on a sudden. It is good for thy spirit, and greatly to thy advantage, to be much and variously exercised by the Lord.
Page 2 - Him in the will, and in the time and way, which is acceptable with Him. What shall I say ? I have met with the true peace, the true righteousness, the true holiness, the true rest of the soul, the everlasting habitation, which the redeemed dwell in : and I know all these to be true, in Him that is true ; and am capable of no doubt, dispute, or reasoning in my mind about them ; it abiding there where it hath received the full assurance and satisfaction. And also I know very well and distinctly in...
Page 38 - God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the Good News of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers...
Page 11 - Advocate, who undertakes thy cause, hath faith to give : only do thou sink into, or at least pant after the hidden measure of life, which is not in that which distresseth, disturbeth, and filleth thee with thoughts, fears, troubles, anguish, darknesses, terrors, and the like ; no, no ! but in that which inclines to the patience, to the stillness, to the hope, to the wailing, to the silence before the Father...
Page 80 - Because the Lord God of power is present there, stretcheth out his wings there, is a pillar of cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night there! He hath raised up his glorious life in that heart, whereof he is very choice ; and he hath also spread a defence over his glory, with which the soul is so encompassed and defended, that it feels the walls of this city to be salvation, and its gates praise. O my soul, travel on ! — O dear Friends ! do ye also travel on, into the fulness of the glory of...
Page 60 - MEEKNESS, AND WATCHING OVER EACH OTHER. To Friends in Amersham. FRIENDS : — Our life is love, and peace, and tenderness, and bearing one with another, and forgiving one another, and not laying accusations one against another; but praying one for another, and helping one another up with a tender hand, if there has been any slip or fall, and waiting till the Lord gives sense and repentance, if sense and repentance in any be wanting.

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