A Selection from the Christian Advices Issued by the Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends

A Selection from the Christian Advices Issued by the Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...I hated instruction, and my heart de" spised reproof, and have not obeyed the voice " of my teachers, nor inclined mine ear to them " that instructed me!" O that all such may return unto the Lord, whilst the day of his gracious visitation is extended unto them, who delighteth not in the death of a sinner, but willeth the salvation of all 1 175L P. E. ibid, p. 218. We affectionately request the youth amongst us, who are favoured with pious and exemplary Pr-v. r. 12, 13.. parents, to pay all dutiful regard to their instruction and example, and that they be very cautious of bringing grief and dishonour upon them by departing from the safe and commendable simplicity of the Truth, the moderation and plainness it leads to, both in dress and address, and in every other part of their conduct and behaviour. Honour thy father and mother, the Apostle observes, is the first commandment with promise. Such therefore who reject the authority of godly parents, and set light by their example and authority, both bring dishonour on their parents and forfeit their own title to the holy promise of God. We therefore most fervently beseech our rising. youth to buy the Truth and sell it not, not to fashion themselves after the practice of those who manifestly deviate from the pattern of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and his humble Belf-denying followers, but that they may tread in the footsteps of the flocks of his companions, . become servants to God, and have their fruit Unto holiness, that their end. may be everlasting life. 1768. P. E_ And, dear young friends, we fervently and affectionately entreat you, keep your hearts with all diligence. Guard against every act of unfaithfulness to the Divine Witness, and especially beware of closing...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604660
  • 9781236604668