Memorials Concerning Deceased Friends, Members of the Yearly Meting of Philadelphia

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Joseph and William Kite, 1842 - 96 Seiten
 

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Seite 14 - ... in the faith, that the ancient doctrines and principles of the Society, as set forth in the Holy Scriptures, must and would prevail over all opposition — that all those who were 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 56 - And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day, the Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads...
Seite 28 - They have God for their author, Salvation for their end, and Truth, without any mixture of error, for their matter.
Seite 20 - Be ye also ready, for at such an hour as ye think not, the Son of Man cometh...
Seite 15 - Jesus help me," — evincing that his dependence was placed upon the Physician of value. A few days before his decease, he remarked to a Friend, that the crisis had not been shown to him, when he should be taken ; but from the way he felt, he thought it- could not be much longer. The Friend intimating that she supposed he thought he should not recover, he answered, " I leave it all to him who knows how to order all things for the best. I have no desire but that his blessed will may be done.
Seite 29 - Oh that I had the wings of a dove, that I might flee away and be at rest;" for I felt that there could be no rest for me in the midst of such outrages and pollutions.
Seite 12 - of them!" Once he said " I would not be in their state for " any thing in the world." He intimated, that during this sickness he had had great opportunity for reflection, both by day and by night, and he had thought much upon the awful state of those people that deny the Lord, and the only hope of salvation — " which, added he, is by the mercy of God, through the merits and the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Seite 69 - There do meet in Jesus Christ infinite highness and infinite condescension. Christ, as he is God, is infinitely great and high above all. He is higher than the kings of the earth : For he is King of kings and Lord of lords. He is higher than the heavens, and higher than the highest angels of heaven. So great is he, that all men, all kings and princes, are as worms of the dust before him ; all nations are as the drop of the bucket, and the light dust of the balance ; yea, and angels themselves are...
Seite 13 - 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 13 - I would " not give this hope in the mercy of God, through Jesus " Christ, for the whole world." 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...

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