Letters of the late John Thorp, of Manchester, a minister of the Gospel in the Society of Friends: to which is prefixed, a memoir of the life of the writer

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Printed by Henry Smith, for John Bradshaw, 1828 - Society of Friends - 216 pages
 

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Page 132 - Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him: and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Page 75 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this...
Page 13 - Will the LORD cast off for ever ? and will He be favourable no more? Is His mercy clean gone for ever ? doth His promise fail for evermore ? Hath God forgotten to be gracious ? hath He in anger shut up His tender mercies...
Page 67 - Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her: That ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.
Page 206 - Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground ; Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
Page 14 - Whatsoever is brought upon thee take cheerfully, and be patient when thou art changed to a low estate. For gold is tried in the fire, and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Page 170 - But the righteous live for evermore; their reward also is with the Lord, and the care of them is with the most High. Therefore shall they receive a glorious kingdom, and a beautiful crown from the Lord's hand: for with his right hand shall he cover them, and with his arm shall he protect them.
Page 65 - Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them : wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD...
Page 86 - Christ ; if sons, we must be brethren to the only-begotten: but being he came not to do his own will, but the will of Him that sent him, he acknowledgeth no fraternity but with such as do the same ; as he Matt.
Page 64 - Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

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