Reproclaiming the Everlasting Gospel
The following quote from Penington is the full text of what I quoted parts of in my previous post. It is well worth reading in full.
[Question] What is it to believe in the light?
[Answer] To receive its testimony either concerning good or evil, and so either to turn towards or from, in the will and power which the light begets in the heart.
[Question] How will this save me?
[Answer] By this means; that in thee which…Continue
Added by Ellis Hein on 9thMo. 25, 2018 at 0:52 — No Comments
I am a member of culture A, which has practice X. While traveling to a foreign country I meet you, a member of culture B. I am shocked to find that you have practice Y. I convince you that practice X is much better than practice Y and then return home. You now want to participate in practice X, but all the forces of culture B are against you. I have given you no power to forsake the practices of your culture to take up the practices of mine.…Continue
Added by Ellis Hein on 9thMo. 20, 2018 at 2:33 — No Comments
This came out of a chat with some Friends at the Meeting I attend. They were encouraging me in the Bible reading I was doing and I mentioned that I had been reading Acts chapter 10 and that it was a favorite of mine. I also mentioned that it was one Biblical account Early Friends used for rejecting water baptism. Some of them went and read the passage and one asked me how it could be interpreted as a case against outward baptism. And how did I know Early Friends thought so? I responded…Continue
Added by Dan Davenport on 9thMo. 13, 2018 at 1:55 — No Comments
And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? Of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? Of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the…
Added by Patricia Dallmann on 9thMo. 2, 2018 at 12:01 — No Comments