The History Of The Society Of Friends In America (volume 2)

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byJames Bowden

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... words, whether they contained exhortation, comfort, or reproof, reached the inward states of those concerned.--The solemn reverence of his waiting spirit appeared so manifest in his countenance, that others who beheld him, were thereby invited to stillness ; and such as had a desire of hearing words were taught by his example to turn their minds inward, to the measure of grace in themselves; showing that it is infinitely better to keep silent before the Lord, than to utter words that are not accompanied with the life-giving and baptizing power of the Spirit."* John Pemberton left a valuable journal of his life. Rarely have three brothers been so eminent and useful in civil and religious society, as were Israel, James, and John Pemberton.f Michael Liohtfoot. Michael Lightfoot emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania in 1712. He came forth as a minister about the forty-second year of his age, and travelled extensively in the exercise of his gift both in America and in Great Britain and Ireland. " His ministry was deep and penetrating, attended with the demonstration of the spirit and power; under the influence whereof he was frequently led to unfold the mysteries of tha kingdom, and eminently qualified to set forth the excellencies of the gospel dispensation, with the benefit and advantage of inward and spiritual worship ; recommending diligent attendance on the Spirit of Truth, for instruction and assistance therein. His delivery was clear, distinct, and intelligible, and in supplication humble and reverent."! He died in 1754, after a short illness, being in'the seventy-first year of his age, and twenty-ninth of his ministry. Susanna Morris. The following is extracted from a testimony issued by Richland Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania, concerning this devoted handm...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... words, whether they contained exhortation, comfort, or reproof, reached the inward states of those concerned.--The solemn reverence o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217590942

ISBN - 13:9780217590945

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