The Faith of the People Called Quakers in Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Set Forth in Various Extracts from Their Writings

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R. and J. Richardson, 1810 - 32 pages
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Page 17 - Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
Page 8 - He is well pleased ; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost and born of the Virgin Mary...
Page 17 - To this end was the Son of God manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
Page 16 - Jesus : who, being in the form of God, thought it no robbery to be equal with God : but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men : and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
Page 8 - If it be possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not my will, but thine be done?' I told him, at that time the sins of all mankind were upon him, and their iniquities and transgressions, with which he was wounded ; which he was to bear and to be an offering for, as he was man, but died not as he was God ; so, in that he died for all men, tasting death for every man, he was an offering for the sins of the whole world.
Page 13 - AND LEST any should say we are equivocal in our expressions, and allegorize away Christ's appearance in the flesh — meaning only thereby our own flesh ; and that as often as we mention Him, we mean only a mystery or a mystical sense of Him, be it as to his coming, birth, miracles, sufferings, death, resurrection, ascension, mediation, and judgment ; I would yet add, to preserve the well disposed from being staggered by such suggestions, and to inform and reclaim such as are under the power and...
Page 25 - That Jesus of Nazareth, who was born of the Virgin Mary, is the true Messiah, the very Christ, the Son of the living God, to whom all the prophets gave witness : And that we do highly value his death, sufferings, works, offices, and merits for the redemption of mankind, together with his laws, doctrine and ministry.
Page 8 - And we own and believe that he was made a sacrifice for sin, who knew no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth...
Page 29 - My soul, though encompassed with the manifold infirmities of a very afflicted tabernacle, can feelingly worship, and rejoice in nothing more than this, that the Lamb immaculate is still redeeming, by his precious blood, out of every nation, kindred, tongue, and people; and making a glorious addition to the church triumphant, whose names will stand eternally recorded in the book of life. I express not these things from a redundancy of heavenly virtue, but from the soulsustaining evidence that, amidst...

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