Biographical notices of members of the Society of Friends Volume 1-2 by Harry Gore BishopBiographical notices of members of the Society of Friends Volume 1-2 by Harry Gore Bishop

Biographical notices of members of the Society of Friends Volume 1-2

byHarry Gore Bishop, Henry Tuke

Paperback | May 5, 2014

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...from which place he went into Yorkshire; and, after spending about two weeks in that comity, he tra-' yelled into Lancashire and Westmoreland, having a precious meeting at Arnside, in the latter county. From this place he went to Swarthnaore; where, b at their meeting the next day, he " had a sweet opportunity with Friends, their hearts being opened in the love of God, and his blessed life flowing amongst them," In the course of his late journey, he had written and published several papers and epistles; and now, settling down at Swarthmore for a considerable time, he employed himself much in writing epistles to his Friends, on various occasions; in which he manifested his fatherly care for them; stirring them up to love and good works, and to an upright zeal for the promotion of truth and righteousness upon ihe eaith. The following extracts from an epistle to the yearly meetmg in 1679 will show the. excellent. spirit which continued to prevail, in this devoted servant of Jesus Christ: " The world expects more from Friends than from othei people, because you profess more. Therefore you should be more just than others in-your words and dealings; more righteous, holy, and pure in your lives and conversations;' so that your lives and conversations may preach.--And, dear Friends, strive to excel one another in virtue, that ye may grow in love, that excellent way, which unites all to Christ and God. Stand up for God's glory, and mind that which concerns the Lord's honour, that, in no wise, his power may be abused, nor his name evil spoken of by any evil talkers or walkers; but that, in all things, God may be honoured, and ye may glorify him in your bodies', souls and spirits, the little time ye have to live." This instructive epistle he...
Title:Biographical notices of members of the Society of Friends Volume 1-2Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217306934

ISBN - 13:9780217306935