A Biographical Memoir of Richard Jordan: A Minister of the Gospel, in the Society of Friends, Late of Newton, in Gloucester County, New Jersey

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B. & T. Kite, 1827 - 38 Seiten
 

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Seite 16 - ... as a civil and political institution, the first day of the week as a day of rest, and may prohibit upon it the performance of any manner of labor, business or work, except only works of necessity or charity.
Seite 24 - O that mankind were wise ! and would early seek that treasure which cometh from above ; and which neither moth nor rust can corrupt, nor thieves break through and steal...
Seite 34 - He then proceeded to relate, that during his illness, many scripture passages, both in the old and new Testament, had been unfolded to his mind with great clearness and comfort, respecting the plan devised by Divine Love for the restoration of poor fallen man, and the salvation of sinners. After setting forth the fall of man through the temptation and subtlety of satan, and his aspiring above the condition...
Seite 36 - ... meekness and humility of their spirits, evince that while they dared not strive to carry party views and schemes, they felt themselves constrained by a sense of religious duty, earnestly to contend for the faith once delivered to the saints. A meeting having been appointed near his residence, by a person who held and promulgated the new notions, he appeared under much exercise of mind respecting it, and greatly concerned at the sorrowful consequences which resulted from the dissemination of these...
Seite 35 - Scriptures, must and would prevail over all opposition — that all those who are building on Jesus Christ, would be preserved amid all the storms and commotions which now agitate the society, and that it would yet arise and shine in more of its ancient beauty, than many now living have ever seen it, adding, " I may not live to see it, but there are some of you that will.
Seite 32 - He declared, as his full belief, that all those who were really led by the Spirit of Christ, would feel themselves constrained reverently to believe in, and to acknowledge all that is recorded in the Holy Scriptures concerning the coming and sufferings, the death and offices, of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, as he appeared in the flesh at Jerusalem. He several times mentioned his firm conviction at that solemn period, that painful as is the present state of things amongst us, to the true disciples...
Seite 35 - Friends, would eventually triumph over the infidelity which some were endeavouring to introduce into it, and that after the necessary conflict and suffering were endured, to purify it from such nominal professors as hold the truth in unrighteousness, and bring reproach upon the name of Christ by their unholy conduct and unchristian opinions, the society would be enabled to rise superior to its present difficulties, and with renewed brightness hold up the light of a Christian conduct, conversation,...
Seite 34 - Genesis, iii. 15. — adducing many other scripture testimonies, which show that this Seed is Christ, even He who died for our sins on the cross, and who is a propitiatory sacrifice for the sins of the whole world, an Advocate with the Father, and Mediator between God and man. He enlarged upon what faith in God, and in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...
Seite 33 - Oh, what will those men do, that deny the divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ! what refuge will they have at such a time as this ; on a sick bed — O, what will become of them !" — Once he said, " I would not be in their state for any thing in "the world.
Seite 34 - He then proceeded to relate, how, during that illness, many Scripture passages, both out of the old and new Testament, had been unfolded to his mind with great clearness and comfort, respecting the plan devised by Divine Love for the restoration of poor fallen man, and the salvation of sinners. After setting forth the fall of...

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