Reproclaiming the Everlasting Gospel
I finally understand what two-edged sword means because I experienced it in action this morning. I stood up in meeting and spoke about George Fox. I related how he would send notice before entering a town or city inviting anyone who feared the Lord to come to meeting. People would come and he would speak truth to them,…
Added by Rhonda Fuller on 6thMo. 23, 2016 at 18:20 — No Comments
George Fox can write some of the most startling, beautiful, cogent phrases, verses, and passages. Just this morning and yesterday I encountered three things he wrote that I thought profound.
This first one is from Some Principles of the Elect People of God Who in Scorn are called Quakers, which I saw at the Quaker Heritage Press (qhpress.org). The sentence is from VI. Concerning the Cross. "and in that Power of God the…Continue
A Reflection re: Forgiveness
Many Christians speak of forgiveness. Often this has to do with God’s forgiveness of us and how we get it. I hope to address this also. We certainly need God’s forgiveness but how do we get there?
Mathew 6:15: “But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” (NIV) “He that had shed my blood was afraid of having his hand cut off, for striking me in the church, as they called it; but I forgave him, and…Continue
I've read that line many times and heard it often on a cassette recording I had from Portland, Maine Monthly Meeting. Intellectually I understood its import, but not its essence, as was shown to me this day in worship. I think the disclosure started in yesterday's Meeting…
Added by Rhonda Fuller on 6thMo. 11, 2016 at 16:19 — No Comments
This the Lord opened to me this morning in worship. We have famine when we fear He will not provide for us. If we had faith; if we trusted what our Lord says, no one would know famine or want of any kind. Yet Jesus said the poor will always be with us.
If our faith is weak we wander in the wilderness like the Israelites (Num 14: 20-25), not trusting God will provide, yet all the while accessing all that he provides for us.
Perhaps in restlessness and unbelief, we take matters…Continue