Friends Library: The history

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William Allen
Printed at the Schools of Industry and sold by Longman and Company, 1834 - Society of Friends
 

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Page 427 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God ; and he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds ; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Page 185 - Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Page 364 - The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that light, but was sent to bear witness of that light.
Page 173 - I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire...
Page 321 - But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, — is therefore Christ the minister of sin ? God forbid ! 18 For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.
Page 135 - For the living know that they shall die : but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward ; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Page 442 - That was the True Light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into the world.
Page 319 - Although my house be not so with God ; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure : for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow.
Page 160 - This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Page 58 - Son William, if you and your friends keep to your plain way of preaching, and keep to your plain way of living, you will make an end of the priests to the end of the world.

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