A History of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada

Macmillan Company of Canada limited, 1927 - 343 páginas

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Página 94 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the LORD'S sake, whether it be to the King as supreme, or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Página 140 - For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from without, and the young men from the streets.
Página 24 - I saw that the grace of God, which brings salvation, had appeared to all men, and that the manifestation of the Spirit of God was given to every man, to profit withal.
Página 331 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Página 19 - FG by the hand, did on this solemn occasion declare, that he took her to be his wife ; promising, through Divine assistance, to be unto her a faithful and loving husband, until separated by death, or words to that effect...
Página 325 - Act— (a) on the ground that it is expedient in the national interests that he should, instead of being employed in military service, be engaged in other work in which he is habitually engaged...
Página 21 - it shall be lawful for the minister of any congregation or religious community of persons, professing to be members of the Church of Scotland, or Lutherans, or Calvanists" to marry according to the rights of such church, and it was necessary that one of the persons to be married should have been a member of the particular church six months before the marriage.
Página 43 - We are therefore incited, by a sincere concern for the peace and welfare of our country, publicly to declare against every usurpation of power and authority in opposition to the laws and government, and against all combinations, insurrections, conspiracies, and illegal assemblies; and as we are restrained from them by the conscientious discharge of our duty to Almighty God, '-by whom kings reign and princes decree justice...
Página 13 - I told them I knew from whence all wars arose, even from the lust, according to James's doctrine; and that I lived in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars.
Página 13 - It is not consistent for anyone to claim that his Christianity as a way of life stops him from war unless he is prepared to adjust his entire life — in its personal aspirations, in its relations with his fellows, in its pursuit of truth, in its economic and social bearings, in its political obligations, in its religious fellowships, in its intercourse with God — to the tremendous demands of Christ's way.

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