Shakerism Unmasked, Or The History of the Shakers ...

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author, E.H. Walkley, printer, 1828 - 300 pages
 

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Page 178 - For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit...
Page 180 - I am with you saith the LORD of hosts- According to the word that I covenanted with you, when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you, fear ye not. For thus saith the LORD of hosts, yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land. And I will shake all nations, and the Desire of all nations shall come...
Page 64 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Page 178 - By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison, which sometime were disobedient, when once the long suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water...
Page 180 - The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war : he shall cry ; yea, roar ; he shall prevail against his enemies.
Page 19 - York, and sailed on the 19th of May, 1774. Before they embarked, Mother Ann told the captain that he should not have whereof to accuse them, except it were concerning the law of their God. While on their passage, they went forth, in obedience to their inward feelings, to praise God in songs and in dances. This offended the captain to such a degree, that he threatened to throw them overboard, if they attempted the like exercise again. But as Mother Ann...
Page 180 - Sing unto the Lord ; for he hath done excellent things : this is known in all the earth. Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion : for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Page 11 - They remained a while in trances, and, coming out of them with twitchings, uttered all which came in their mouths. They said they saw the heavens open, the angels, paradise, and hell. Those who were just on the point of receiving the spirit of prophecy, dropped down not only in the assemblies, crying out mercy, but in the fields, and in their own houses.
Page 80 - ... lose that which they had already gained, by neglecting to labor for an increase of the Gospel in their own souls. 15. In solemn warnings to the people, and for their encouragement, he used to say : " Wherever you are, whatever may betide you, how dark soever things may appear, how unjustly soever you may suffer, keep your faith ; for the time will come when all wrongs will be righted, and every one will receive a just reward.

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