The Friends' Library; Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends Volume 10

The Friends' Library; Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...hath sinned, as the first Adam did, though not in the same thing, is under condemnation and death; but true faith coming by the word of life in him who hath it, and justifying the sinner from his sins, maketh him holy, just and true; for this faith purifies the heart, works by love, and overcomes the world. Then such are free, and live to God, and no more to sin. Then they keep that great saying of Christ, "as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love, even so do ye keep my commandments, that ye may abide in my love." And then he that hath the Son hath the Father also, and he that hath the Son he hath life indeed, even life eternal, &c with much more of this kind, which I cannot now remember. This meeting ending, the countenances of the people were open and free; but, being in haste to take the boat, the last for the day being ready to put off, we had no conversation with any of them, but only Wopke Clauses and his wife; who kindly embraced us, and invited us to their house; but giving them to understand our inclinations to depart in the boat, they saw there was no time for it, and he went with us to the boat, and she also near it; we coming a back way out of the meeting house, which he took us, being nearer the boat, and out of the crowd. He is a ruling elder of that congregation; they expressed their satisfaction with the meeting, believing it was so to all; and wishing us prosperity, and embracing us at the water-side, we parted. That night about nine, we got well to Harlingen, to the house of our friend Amitie Joestens; where we were kindly entertained by her. Here also we found another friend, viz. Cornelius Jacobs, who came from Twisk, in North Holland, to meet us. Notice being given of our arrival that...show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 739g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514521
  • 9781236514523