Select Anecdotes and Instructive Incidents: Taken from Publications of Several Members of the Society of Friends, Chiefly Illustrative of Their Sentiments and Conduct on Various Occasions

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I.T. Hopper, 1833 - 186 pages
 

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Page 11 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 164 - For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Page 23 - For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve Him with one consent.
Page 16 - For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
Page 46 - And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him : for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay ; but he deceiveth the people.
Page 27 - Hide not thy face far from me ; put not thy servant away in anger ; thou hast been my help ; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Page 24 - He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me : and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. He that findeth his life shall lose it : and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.
Page 73 - But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep : to him the porter openeth ; and the sheep hear his voice, and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him ; for they know his voice.
Page 30 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world, to confound the wise ; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world, to confound the things .which 'are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are,
Page 99 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you : but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

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