The Friend Volume 77

The Friend Volume 77

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...1 laboured amongst them as one for life, to bring them to unity, that so their first love might spring againe in their hearts to god and one towards another. So wee had meetings in Boston; for Boston had said, The Quakers are now downe, and had broken one another to pieces; and so they did rejoice and make merry over the martyrs of Jesus, having gotten strength of our owne people by their unrighteousness. So after this one first day 1 was made to go to y Baptists meetings in Boston; where many of them were met together; So when I had waited a great while whilest the man was speakirg, about a desolate state, or an undone state of man without Christ, and then made nothing of it, so I came in moderation and took him by the hand and said, I desired that that might bee made plaine to the people that hee bad beene about so long, for it was of concernement that the people might understand the truth; for I said, there bad been many that had been brought into a very low estate, seeking Christ, the living among the dead, and then at last have been healed wrong by vaine mans apprehensions & imaginations of things that were not truth in the ground; as all may see by ye sudden & divers professions & mens opinions that are in y world; so have destroyed ye good & living desires that have been in man, but once breathed to god, by false fancyes. But ye Baptists they could not endure mee to speake ye truth; so they thrust mee out of their Assembly. Then hee saide, why did they absent from ye publick worship of the towne; for all may see, you are one in the ground to persecute, if you hud but the same power. So there were eeverall that came after mee, whose hearts god had reached, & were tendered & said to mee, they had...show more

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  • Paperback | 702 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,234g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236827988
  • 9781236827982