Extracts from the Minutes of the Yearly Meeting of Friends, Convening at ... Race Street

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Página 154 - Then to side with Truth is noble when we share her wretched crust. Ere her cause bring fame and profit, and 'tis prosperous to be just. Then it is the brave man chooses, while the coward stands aside. Doubting in his abject spirit, till his Lord is crucified. And the multitude make virtue of the faith they had denied.
Página 145 - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ ? shall tribulation or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword ? Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
Página 140 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen: 8 The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Página 159 - ... according as each hath received a gift, ministering it among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God ; if any man speaketh, speaking as it were oracles of God ; if any man ministereth, ministering as of the strength which God supplieth...
Página 73 - New occasions teach new duties ; Time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth ; Lo, before us gleam her camp-fires ! we ourselves must Pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Página 77 - Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek ; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound ; ... to comfort all that mourn ; ... to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness ; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Página 127 - shall have the heathen for his inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for his possession ; " when " the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Página 160 - ... ministry, inciting to a frequent reading of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, and to a dependence on Divine aid for the right understanding of them; encouraging all to abide in a simple and patient submission to the will of God, and to keep to the openings of Divine love and life in themselves, that they may experience a growth in their gifts, and be preserved from withholding more than is meet, or extending their communications beyond the life and .power of Truth.
Página 141 - If there be some weaker one, Give me strength to help him on ; If a blinder soul there be, Let me guide him nearer Thee. Make my mortal dreams come true With the work I fain would do ; Clothe with life the weak intent, Let me be the thing I meant ; Let me find in Thy employ Peace that dearer is than joy ; Out of self to love be led And to heaven acclimated, Until all things sweet and good Seem my natural habitude.
Página 110 - I am come that ye might have life, and that ye might have it more abundantly.

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