An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of Friends: Commonly Called Quakers, in the Fundamental Doctrines of the Christian Religion, Principally Selected from Their Early Writings. To which is Added at the Author's Request, an Historical Introduction to the Memoir of George Fox, in "Friends'Library," Vol. 1
Other editions - View all
according apostles appearance ascended bear record believe blessed body called Quakers charge Christ Jesus Church concerning confess conscience crucified dead declared deny Divine doctrine doth earth entitled esteem Eternal everlasting faith false Father flesh fulness George Fox George Whitehead given glory God the Father God's Gospel grace hath hearts heavenly Holy Ghost Holy Scriptures Holy Spirit Isaac Penington Jerusalem Jesus Christ John justification knowledge Light live Lord and Saviour Lord Jesus Christ manifest mankind Mediator Name obedience offering outward perfect Pontius Pilate preached Priest principles profession prophets propitiation received record in heaven redemption religious remission of sins reply resurrection right hand righteousness sacrifice saints saith salvation sanctified saved Saviour Jesus Christ seed sincerely Society of Friends soul sufferings tasted death testify testimony therein thereof things Thomas Ellwood thou Three that bear true unto Virgin Mary virtue William Penn witness Word writings
Page 84 - And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Page 157 - Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne; He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
Page 163 - Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people : for in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.
Page 122 - I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away; for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come he will reprove the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment...
Page 114 - But thou, Beth-lehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Page 156 - Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children ; and walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given Himself for us, an Offering and a Sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.
Page 141 - But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him ; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
Page 41 - But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Page 202 - He shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords ; who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto ; whom no man hath seen, nor can see : to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
Page 185 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God ? Be not deceived : neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.