Memoirs of the Life of Isaac Penington: To which is Added a Review of His Writings

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Harvey and Darton, 1830 - 259 pages
 

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Page 235 - Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, and touch not the unclean thing ; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord God Almighty.
Page 43 - My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.
Page 158 - This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, That God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Page 17 - He, this is He, there is no other: this is He whom I have waited for and sought after from my childhood ; who was always near me, and had often begotten life in my heart ; but I knew Him not distinctly, nor how to receive Him or dwell with Him.
Page 150 - They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Page 137 - The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked : who can know it ? I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.
Page 170 - Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 136 - But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Page 237 - Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.
Page 129 - Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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