An Epistle and Testimony from the Yearly Meeting of Friends Held in New-York, by Adjournments, from the Twenty-sixth of the Fifth Month, to the Second of the Sixth Month, Inclusive, 1828

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Mahlon Day, 1828 - Society of Friends - 24 pages
 

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Page 24 - But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
Page 4 - For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all to stand.
Page 13 - profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works," 2 Tim. iii. 16, 17 ; and are able to make wise unto salvation, "through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 22 - That divine honour and worship is due to the Son of God ; and that he is, in true faith to be prayed unto, and the name of the Lord Jesus Christ called upon, as the primitive christians did, because of the glorious union or oneness of the Father and the Son; and that we cannot acceptably offer up prayers and praises to God, nor receive a gracious answer or blessing from God, but in and through, his dear Son, Christ.
Page 21 - Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum : We have such an High Priest, Who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens : a Minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Page 13 - We shall also be very willing to admit it as a positive certain maxim, that whatsoever any do, pretending to the Spirit, which is contrary to the Scriptures, be accounted and reckoned a delusion of the devil.
Page 19 - He that descended is the same also that ascended far above all heavens, that he might fill all things. " And he gave some, apostles ; and some, prophets ; aud some, evangelists ; and, some, pastors and teachers ; " For the perfecting of the Saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ...
Page 21 - And that as man, Christ died for our sins, rose again, and was received up into glory, in the heavens. He having, in his dying for all, been that one great universal offering and sacrifice for peace, atonement and reconciliation between God and man ; and he is the propitiation not for our sins only, but for the sins of the whole world. We were reconciled by his death, but saved by his life.
Page 14 - ... profitable for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, and thoroughly furnished to every good work.
Page 13 - Spirit, and that the errors, which may be supposed by the injury of times to have slipped in, are not such but that there is a sufficient clear testimony left to all the essentials of the Christian faith ; we do look upon them as the only fit outward judge of controversies among Christians ; and that whatsoever doctrine is contrary unto their testimony, may therefore...

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