Extracts from the Minutes and Epistles of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Held in London: From Its First Institution to the Present Time, Relating to Christian Doctrine, Practice, and Discipline
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Page 69 - Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another...
Page 77 - And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he shall purify the sons of Levi and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
Page 17 - Who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of every creature ; for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers ; all things were created by him, and for him; and he is before all things, and by him all things consist...
Page 53 - For the love of money is the root of all evil : which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Page 10 - For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me : him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.
Page 59 - Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel ; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 18 - Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Page 133 - An Act for the further limitation of the crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the subject...