A Journal of the Life, Travels, and Gospel Labours of Job Scott. Repr
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. 1798 edition. Excerpt: ...of the divine prefence. Sixth-day, 22d.--William Jackfon went home, intending to meet me again in a few days. Hugh Judge and feveral others from Wilmington attend-O 2 ing, ing, we had a precious meeting at White-Clay Creek; my foul was deep in fuftering for a fhort time; but the power of him who is the Refurrec-tion and the Life, eminently arifing, the gofpel was livingly preached in demonftration and clearnefs;.the youth perfuaded; the faithful encouraged; and the lukewarm warned--many minds were reached and much tendered; and my own foul comforted and rejoiced. But here I may note a trial that attended my utterance, very different from that kind of exercife wherein it feems difficult to find the ftepping ftones; for here my heart was fo full, and my cup fo overflowed, that I could fcarce keep fo deliberate as to exprefs myfelf to my own relief and fatisfadtion, until, after ftanding a fhort time, I fat down and waited to get more command of myfelf; when, flanding up again, through a careful ftepping. along, 1 had great peace and coiilblation in this day's lavic--praifcd be the Lord! Seventh-day a3d.---We had a truly blefled opportunity in a meeting at Okefin, where Truth eminently favoured us, and opened divers important doctiines and ftates, which ftates were livingly fpo-ken to in Truth's authority, to the tendering many minds; may it be to their lading benefit and in-ftruction. Thefe fbur laft meetings were in the government or ftate of Delaware, and in the county of New-Caftle. After this laft meeting we went to fee our ancient friend Thomas Carleton, in his eighty-eighth year, who had been in New-England in the fervice of the Gofpel, having been efteemed a living minifter of Chrift. He was, though confined at home, in a...
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