A Portraiture of Quakerism: Taken from a View of the Education and Discipline, Social Manners, Civil and Political Economy, Religious Principles, and Character of the Society of Friends, Том 3

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Страница 102 - When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing ? And they said, Nothing. Then said he unto them, But now he that hath a purse let him take it, and likewise his scrip." In a little time afterwards, Jesus Christ sent out other seventy as disciples, to whom he gave
Страница 15 - neither by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King." " Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black." " But let your communication be yea, yea; nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than this cometh of evil.
Страница 105 - the oversight thereof not by constraint but willingly, not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind, neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, }e shall receive a crown of glory that
Страница 74 - O for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more! My ear is pain'd, My soul is sick with every day's report, Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is fill'd. Lands, intersected by a narrow frith, Abhor each other. Mountains
Страница 14 - the taker of many oaths." But, above all, the Quakers consider oaths as unlawful for Christians, having been positively forbidden by Jesus Christ. The words, in which they conceived this prohibition to have been contained, they take from the sermon on the Mount. * " Again, ye have heard, that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou
Страница 75 - Lands, intersected by a narrow frith, Abhor each other. Mountains interpos'd, Make enemies of nations who had else, Like kindred drops, been mingled into one. , Thus man devotes his brother, and destroys Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man I
Страница 102 - wheresoever they were received, they were to eat such things as were given them ; but where they were not received, they~ were to go their way, and say, Even the dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you." And as on that occasion he compared the ministers*
Страница 157 - The man, who is remarkable for his kindness towards man, will always be found to extend it towards the creatures around him. It is an ancient saying, that " a righteous man regards the life of his beast, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel." But, independently of this consideration, there is a principle in the
Страница 104 - What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the Gospel, I may make the Gospel of Christ without charge, that 1 abuse not my power in the Gospel." Thus the Apostle, they conceive, looks up to God and not to men for the reward of his spiritual
Страница 15 - not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths." " But 1 say unto you, swear not at all, neither by heaven, because it is God's throne."