Brief Remarks On Impartiality In The Interpretation Of Scripture; Also A Letter To The Followers Of…

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byJoseph John Gurney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... A CONCISE VIEW OF THE CHIEF PRINCIPLES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, AS PROFESSED BY THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS. BY ROBERT BARCLAY. THE FIRST PROPOSITION. Concerning the true foundation of knowledge. Seeing the height of all happiness is placed in the true knowledge of God, '-This is life eternal, to know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent," (John xvii. 3.) the true and right understanding of this foundation and ground of knowledge, is that which is most necessary to be known and believed in the first place. THE SECOND PROPOSITION. Concerning immediate revelation. Seeing "no man knoweth the Father but the Son, and he to whom the Son revealeth him," (Mat. xi. 27,) and seeing "the revelation of the Son is in and by the Spirit; therefore, the testimony of the Spirit is that alone by which the true knowledge of God hath been, is, and can be, only revealed; who, as by the movv ing of his own Spirit, he converted the chaos of this world in that wonderful order wherein it was in the beginning, and created man a living soul, to rule and govern it, so by the revelation of the same spirit he hath manifested himself all along to the sons of men, both patriarchs, prophets, and apostles: which revelations of God by the Spirit, whether by outward voices and appearances, dreams, or inward objective manifestations in the heart, were of old the formal object of their faith, and remain yet so to be; since the object of the saint's faith is the same in all ages, though set forth under divers administrations. Moreover these divine inward revelations, which we make absolutely necessary for the building up of true faith, neither do nor can ever contradict the outward testimony of the scriptures, or right and sound reason. Yet from hence it will not follow, ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... A CONCISE VIEW OF THE CHIEF PRINCIPLES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, AS PROFESSED BY THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS. BY ROBERT BARCLAY. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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