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An epistle of caution to Friends in general relating to the solemn affirmation.

An epistle of caution to Friends in general relating to the solemn affirmation.

From a meeting held in London the second of the first month 1721-22.

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Published by Printed by Andrew Bradford in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Quakers -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2338.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17689144M

    The fear o' hell's a hangman's whip, To haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honour grip, Let that aye be your border; Its slightest touches, instant pause- Debar a' side-pretences; And resolutely keep its laws, Uncaring consequences. It is gross ignorance to confound ministry with priesthood, and to cite for the former what the epistle to the Hebrews Heb. The apostle says that he will endeavor to keep these things before their minds, 2 Peter It is however as sure from scripture as it is evident in experience. Either word properly means "hearing;" and perhaps, like other names, was at first significant.

    We believe that in Adam all have sinned, which means that the original offense committed by him caused human nature, common to all men, to fall to a state in which it bears the consequences of that offense, and which is not the state in which it was at first in our first parents, established as they were in holiness and justice, and in which man knew neither evil nor death. The Epistles were addressed to persons who resided in Asia Minor, and in both they are regarded as in the midst of trials. Am I not free? See the article "Peter" in Calmet's Dictionary. He gave us His new commandment to love one another as He loved us. It makes no affirmation on that point, and does not even contain any "principle" of which such a use can be made; for: 1 Whatever it means, it is confined to "prophecy;" it does not embrace the whole Bible.

    The meaning is, that if they evinced these things, it would show. Anoint him with Your Holy Spirit we pray, and make him to be a workman who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of truth. The divisions were as yet within the assembly, not rents from it, but they tended to this end, as we are expressly told in 1 Corinthians In doing this, it is proper to regard the "First" Epistle as undoubtedly genuine and canonical, for that was never called in question. Compare Ephesians


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An epistle of caution to Friends in general relating to the solemn affirmation. book

A pastor, in order to be useful, need not always aim at originality, or deem it necessary always to present truths which have never been heard of before. We believe that the Church founded by Jesus Christ and for which He prayed is indefectibly one in faith, worship and the bond of hierarchical communion.

It is the design of the Christian plan of redemption to deliver us from that, and to make us holy; and the means by which we are to be made like God, is by rescuing us from its dominion. Be at peace among yourselves. Peter, on June 30,the sixth year of our pontificate. There never was any greater perversion of a passage of Scripture than to suppose that this teaches that any class of people is not to have free access to the Bible.

It insists upon the power of the Spirit. As the transfiguration was with reference to his coming in his kingdom, it was proper for Peter to use it with that reference, or as bearing on that point.

He wanted them to have a nicety of intelligent thought. Others have supposed that the meaning is, that the prophecies which foretold his coming into the world having been confirmed by the fact of his advent, are rendered more sure and undoubted than when they were uttered, and may now be confidently appealed to.

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

We thank You that You have sustained this brother until now and have called him to be a shepherd and teacher in Your Church.

Peter's Basilica, June 30,at the end of the "Year of Faith," the nineteenth centenary anniversary of the martyrdom of Sts. Here, we attempt to climb the hill of knowledge, and having gone a few steps - while the top is still lost in the clouds - we lie down and die.

A large part of the Epistle, therefore, is occupied in characterizing the teachers of error, in showing that they would certainly be destroyed, and in stating the true doctrine in opposition to what they held. Jul 04, Lonestarlibrarian Keddy Ann Outlaw rated it it was ok At first I was bowled over by the author's gift for words, but as the book went on, I grew more and more dissatisfied and confused by the sketchy plot.

The sum of this internal evidence is, that it would not have been practicable for a writer of the first or second century to have imitated Peter so as to have escaped detection; and that, in general, it is not difficult to detect the books that were forged in imitation of, and in the name of, the apostles.

Let it be granted that he also wrote a second. In making our salvation sure to our own minds, if we are in fact true Christians, we have not to go into an argument to prove that we have sufficient strength to resist temptation, of that we shall be able in any way to keep ourselves.

They are to aid in securing funds necessary for the support of the church in its various activities. There can be no doubt that the apostle refers here to what is contained in the Old Testament; for, in 2 Peterhe speaks of the prophecy as that which was spoken "in old time, by men that were moved by the Holy Ghost.

She is therefore holy, though she has sinners in her bosom, because she herself has no other life but that of grace: it is by living by her life that her members are sanctified; it is by removing themselves from her life that they fall into sins and disorders that prevent the radiation of her sanctity.

Pursue love, but earnestly desire the spiritual things, yet rather that ye may prophesy. Nor is it the like-mindedness one toward another pressed on the Roman saints? But it may be a safe and sure guide; and a man who has to travel in dark and dangerous places, does well to "take heed" to his lamp.

Adieu, dear, amiable youth! The apostles laid great stress on the second coming of the Saviour, and often dwelt upon it.

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All that we need in trial, is the simple promise of God that he will sustain us; all that we need in the hour of death, is the assurance of our God that we I shall be happy forever. We became as the world's scum, off-scouring of all, until now.

For if ye do these things - The things referred to in the previous verses. Are all prophets?Gospel and Epistle Readings for all Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation for the traditional (Tridentine) Latin Mass ``Where the Bishop is, there let the multitude of believers be; even as where Jesus is, there is the Catholic Church'' Ignatius of Antioch, 1st c.

The Credo of the People of God was proclaimed by Pope Paul VI at the close of the Year of Faith on June 29, Its purpose was to offer the Christian world, after the Second Vatican Council, a profession of the principal articles of the Catholic faith.

Unlike in the New Mass, where the Liturgy of the Word (Old Testament, Epistle, and Gospel) are all read from the ambo, in the Traditional Mass both the Epistle and Gospel are read at the altar by the priest. However, while the Missal sits on the right side of the altar for the first reading, the server moves the Missal to the left side for the.

Epistle To A Young Friend Type: Epistle. I Lang hae thought, my youthfu' friend, A something to have sent you, Tho' it should serve nae ither end Than just a kind memento: But how the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine; Perhaps it may turn out a sang. Part 1. American before Action of the several yearly meetings of Friends, relative to the secession from New England Yearly Meeting: also, a few extracts from the writings of Joseph John Gurney () -- Address of some members of the Society of Friends to their fellow members on the subject of education: and on the establishment of a boarding school for Friends' children and for the.

Actually, that book does exist. It is the Book of Philippians, the book we have chosen as our study for this series of messages. It is a book that, if taken to heart, can radically transform our outlook and sweeten up some sour saints, not to mention pointing others who have not yet met Him to .