Friends' Miscellany, Volume 1

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John Comly, Isaac Comly
editors, 1831 - Quakers

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Page 249 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 141 - They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches ; none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him...
Page 295 - But now, thus saith the Lord that created thee, O ! Jacob, and he that formed thee, O! Israel; fear not for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name, thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters I will be with thee, and through the rivers they shall not overflow thee ; when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon...
Page 257 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 25 - In righteousness shalt thou be established. Thou shalt be far from oppression for thou shalt not fear and from terror for it shall not come near thee.
Page 353 - How can ye believe, who receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour which cometh of God only?
Page 358 - Oh Death ! where is thy sting ? Oh Grave ! where is thy victory ? The sting of Death is sin, and the strength of sin is the Law.
Page 192 - WHILE, with ceaseless course, the sun Hasted through the former year, Many souls their race have run, Never more to meet us here : Fixed in an eternal state, They have done with all below ; We a little longer wait, But how little none can know.
Page 309 - The battle is not to the strong, nor the race to the swift, any more in worldly happiness than in other things.
Page 99 - And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

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