Diary of Alexander Jaffray, Profost of Aberdeen: One of the Scottish Commissioners to King Charles II, and a Member of Cromwell's Parliament; to which are Added Particulars of His Subsequent Life, Given in Connexion with Memoirs of the Rise, Progress, and Persecutions of the People Called Quakers in the North of Scotland; Among Whom He Became One of the Earliest Members
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Page 72 - Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore let thy words be few.
Page 56 - I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, Until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: He will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.
Page 195 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ? For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.
Page 242 - For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
Page 575 - And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish.
Page 117 - Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you. 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.
Page 573 - But as then he that was born after the flesh, persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Page 461 - And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. And on my servants and on my handmaidens, I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy.