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BRIEF VIEW

OF THE

DOCTRINES

OF THE

Christian Religion

AS PROFESSID BY THE

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS,

IN THE FORM OF QUESTION AND ANSWER, FOR THE

INSTRUCTION OF YOUTH.

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“ Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without
" wavering. And let us consider one another to provoke
“ unto love, and to good works." Heb. x. 23, 24.

LONDON:
PRINTED AND SOLD BY WILLIAM PHILLIPS,

GEORGE YARD, LOMBARD STREET.

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PREFACE.

EXPERIENCE has proved that, in the present constitution of our nature, the human mind, without proper cultivation, is more likely to be productive of noxious weeds, than of those fruits which evince love to God and benevolence to man; hence the Scriptures, enjoin that children should be brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord ; and the apostle Paul speaks in commendation of Eunice the mother of Timothy, who, it appears, had instilled into his youthful mind, that knowledge which makes “ wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus.”

The author hopes that those parents or tutors who are thus endeavouring to enlarge the kingdom of the Redeemer among men, may derive some assistance from this little

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