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As I Have Loved You

Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you. A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards. Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy…

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Posted by Patricia Dallmann on 5thMo. 6, 2015 at 11:30

On Discernment

“God's guidance is sure and perfect, but our discernment can always fail.” This is often the argument put forward to counter claims that we can know and do the will of God in this life.



But if we focus on human weakness rather than on the power of God, we might not notice how God intervenes to correct us when we are going wrong and don't realize it.



Recently I experienced such an intervention. A minor episode in my work had been claiming part of my attention because it had…

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Posted by Rebecca Hein on 5thMo. 5, 2015 at 12:41 — 1 Comment

Fox and Holy Spirit Christianity, Part 3 of 3

So, are we doing anything more than playing semantics? What difference of understanding is to be gained by looking at things from one point of view or the other? 



Consider Epistle XXXII in Vol. VII of the Works of Fox, "When your minds go forth from the pure spirit of God and are drawn out from it, there the image of God comes to be lost, in those whose mind goes out from the pure to lust after that which is in the fall, which may appear like truth in the notion..."



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Posted by Ellis Hein on 4thMo. 23, 2015 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

Fox and Holy Spirit Christianity, Part 2 of 3

Even though Fox spoke and wrote about the spirit of God, at times calling it the Holy Spirit, or the Holy Ghost, what he has to say and how it relates to the gospel is all Hebrew, there is not a shred of similarity with Holy Spirit Christianity. For example: "For though I read the scriptures that spake of Christ and of God, yet I knew Him not but by revelation as he who hath the key did open and as the Father of life drew me to his son by his spirit." (Works, Vol. I, p. 75) Fox asserts that…

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Posted by Ellis Hein on 4thMo. 21, 2015 at 12:00 — 4 Comments

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Patricia Dallmann posted a blog post

As I Have Loved You

Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you. A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards. Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.…See More
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Patricia Dallmann commented on Rebecca Hein's blog post On Discernment
"Thanks very much for this, Becky. It covers essential points of the inward struggle that results when we deal with those who in a worldly way reject guidance of their reason and/or conscience. The temptation to focus on their error and what we can…"
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Rebecca Hein posted a blog post

On Discernment

“God's guidance is sure and perfect, but our discernment can always fail.” This is often the argument put forward to counter claims that we can know and do the will of God in this life.But if we focus on human weakness rather than on the power of God, we might not notice how God intervenes to correct us when we are going wrong and don't realize it.Recently I experienced such an intervention. A minor episode in my work had been claiming part of my attention because it had annoyed me—and because…See More
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Patricia Dallmann commented on Ellis Hein's blog post Fox and Holy Spirit Christianity, Part 3 of 3
"The word "breath" connotes life, as breathing is the most basic necessity of life. One can go without eating for some time and still continue living; one cannot endure long without breathing. In that God's breath gives us life, we…"
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