Of the Quakers despising the holy scriptures

As appears in their preachers printed books, as follows; collected in the fear of the Lord, for no other end, but to move the Quakers to get all their errors retracted, and to caution all others against them

Publisher: reprinted for B. Aylmer, at the Three Pidgeons in Cornhill, and C. Brome, at the Gun, at the West End of St. Paul"s Church-yard in London

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  • Quakers -- England -- Early works to 1800
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    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1871:2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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    Open LibraryOL15420234M

  First, people came to be satisfied with the internal Word alone, despising Scripture and church, office and sacrament, appealing to private revelations and becoming guilty of various excesses. Second, when the initial exuberance was past, gradually the internal Word was robbed of it special, supernatural character, coming to be more and more Author: Kevin Deyoung. The snake in the grass: or, Satan transform'd into an angel of light. Discovering the deep and unsuspected subtilty which is couched under the pretended simplicity of many of the principal leaders of those people call'd Quakers. Leslie, Charles, London: printed for Charles Brome, at the Gun at the west end of St. Paul's, FINISHER. fin'-ish-er (teleiotes): This word is applied to Jesus (Hebrews ), and comes from teleioo, "to complete," "to make perfect"; hence, it means finisher in the sense of completing; the King James Version "the author and finisher of our faith," the Revised Version (British and American) "the author (margin "captain") and perfecter of our faith"; but "our" is supplied, and in the.   Furthermore, Quakers have always resisted the idea that some days in the Christian calendar are more holy than others. Every day is equally important to our spiritual life. After all, none of the dates for our religious holidays are rooted in historical fact.

  Sean Innerst, a convert to the Catholic faith from the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is a seminary professor and catechist. He is a contributor to the Catholic for a Reason series. T he feasts of Holy Week—Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter—are fulfillments of the three spring Jewish feasts with which they originally coincided. End of the Project Gutenberg EBook of A Sermon Preached at the Quaker's Meeting House, in Gracechurch-Street, London, Eighth Month 12th, , by William Penn *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A PENN SERMON *** ***** This file should be named or ***** This and all associated files of various formats will be. 1 Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ, but a brother of James,+ to the called ones+ who are loved by God the Father and preserved for Jesus Christ:+ 2 May mercy and peace and love be increased to you. 3 Beloved ones, although I was making every effort to write you about the salvation we hold in common,+ I found it necessary to write you to urge you to put up a hard fight for the faith+ that was once. The book is divided into four divisions: (1) The importance attached to the work of the Holy Spirit in Scripture, (2) the necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit to man's salvation (3) the manner in which the Holy Spirit works in man's heart, and lastly- the marks and evidences by which the presence of the Holy Spirit in a man's heart may be 5/5.

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Of the Quakers despising the holy scriptures: As appears in their preachers printed books, as follows ; collected in the fear of the Lord, for no other end, but to move the Quakers to get all their errors retracted, and to caution all others against them.

Of the Quakers despising the Holy Scriptures: as appears in their preachers printed books as follows. Of the Quakers despising the holy scriptures. As appears in their preachers printed books, as follows; collected in the fear of the Lord, for no other end, but to move the Quakers to get all their errors retracted, and to caution all others against : fl.

(William) Mather. Quakers and the Bible, and other ‘holy books’ Almost overwhelmingly, Quakers hold that the Bible is a collection of writings of human beings in ancient times, trying to express in the best way they could their understanding of God, and God’s relationship with them specifically and humanity in general.

The great calumny of The Quakers despising the Holy Scriptures: refuted out of their printed books, unjustly perverted, confusedly curtail'd and crowded, by William Mather in his Dagger-sheet Author: of Durham. William Robinson. Of the Quakers despising the Holy Scriptures as appears in their preachers printed books as follows.

By fl. (William) Mather. Abstract. 1 sheet ([1] p.)Signed at end: W. uction of original in Huntington LibraryAuthor: fl.

(William) Mather. A man, the Quakers say, may examine the holy scriptures, and may deduce their divine origin from the prophecies they contain, of which many have been since accomplished; from the superiority of their doctrines beyond those in any other book which is the work of man; from the miraculous preservation of them for so many ages; from the harmony of.

Holy Books Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Most Quakers regard the Bible as a very great inspirational book but they don't see it. Quakers follow the living Jesus, the Inward Light, the Word of God, the Holy Spirit of Christ. One of the ways God speaks to man is through the Bible.

But while Scripture is important to us, we believe that the Author is a more fundamental guide than his Book. Many Quakers turn to the Hebrew and Christian scriptures for inspiration, insight, and guidance.

They are valued as a source of wisdom that has been sacred to many generations. Quakers are informed by Biblical scholarship that offers perspective on the creation of the Bible and the understanding we have of.

The great calumny of The Quakers despising the Holy Scriptures: refuted out of their printed books, unjustly perverted, confusedly curtail'd and crowded, by William Mather in his Dagger-sheet.

Books shelved as quakers: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons In Simplici. The view of Quakers towards the Bible has varied considerably throughout time and throughout various Quaker traditions. The position of early Quakers, and large groups of Quakers today, including the Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative) and to a lesser extent liberal groups, is that the guidance of Christ Within supersedes the written scriptures, which nonetheless serve as a secondary law.

In light of what the Quakers teach, CARM recommends people avoid the Quaker movement. It is centered around subjective feelings which Quakers assume are from the Holy Spirit. Though there are those within the Quaker movement that hold a firm orthodox.

Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage.

"Whereas, there is a cursed sect of heretics, lately risen up in the world, which are commonly called Quakers, who take upon them to be immediately sent from God, and infallibly assisted by the Spirit, to speak and write blasphemous opinions, despising government, and the order of God, in the Church and commonwealth, speaking evil of dignities.

Basic Quaker Beliefs. Friends hold many beliefs in common with other Protestant denominations. As Protestants we emphasize the redeeming grace of God through Jesus Christ our Lord. We believe in the life everlasting. We believe in the inspiration of the holy scriptures, and we especially emphasize the continued guidance and inspiration of the.

The Quakers believe, that there can be no spiritual knowledge of God, but through the medium of his holy spirit; or, in other words, that if men have not a portion of the same spirit which the holy men of old, and which the Evangelists and Apostles, and which Jesus.

Amos Unlike the judgments of the Gentiles (Amos ; ), Amos indicts Judah for breaking His commandments, specifically 's despising of God's law and Israel's commanding the prophets to stop preaching His Word reflect exactly the same moral condition: Both refused the voice of God as spoken through His God intended to be their privilege through revelation.

I will not said he for the truth is more holy than the Book to me” 2) “You have heard this said and that said, what canst thou say” That more or less conforms to the idea that the Bible should be read in the spirit of the Light.

Its an important book so I do try to study it. I find Henry Cadbury’s writing helpful. In he published a broadside with cut ‘Of the Quakers despising the Holy Scriptures,’ and an answer to Wyeth's ‘Switch for the Snake.’ In the following year he published ‘A Vindication of William Mather and his Wife, who, having lived about forty years professed Quakers, have now renounced that persuasion and returned to the Communion of the Church of England.’.

The Quakers started in England the 17 th Century by George Fox. George Fox asked his friend and Quaker Theologian Robert Barclay to write an Apology of the Quaker Faith, which he did. Robert Barclay also wrote a catechism on the Quakers Faith using as answer Book only the Holy Scriptures.

A modest defence of my book entituled, Quakerism expos'd as also of my broad sheet: with a scheme of the Quakers yearly synod, and other books presented anno to the Parliament: and G.

Whitehead's inside turn'd outward, by reprinting his ancient book Ishmael, &c. intirely, shewing thereby the Quakers ancient testimony of contempt of the Holy Scriptures and blasphemy against the blessed. As the Holy Spirit continued to move, Carol was involved in a small group named ‘Afterglow’ with her friends from the Quaker church.

As they focused their attention on the Holy Spirit, and enjoying His presence, God began to move and stories spread through the town of signs and wonders happening in this group.

William Penn, a favorite of King Charles II, received ownership of Pennsylvania inwhich he tried to make a "holy experiment" by a union of temporal and spiritual matters. Pennsylvania made guarantees of religious freedom, and kept them, attracting many Quakers and others.

Quakers took political control but were bitterly split on the funding of military operations or defenses; finally. Despising God’s Word “Because you despite this word, and trust in oppression and perversity, and rely on them, therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach ready to fall, a bulge in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly, in an instant” (Isa.

–13). [EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is taken, by permission, from an article, "A Quaker Understanding of Jesus Christ", by Arthur O.

Roberts in Quaker Religious Thought, Vol. 29, No. 3, July Due to the length of that article, it is published online in four parts. The article was adapted from a paper read at the Quaker Theological Discussion Group, Orlando, Florida, Novemand.

Society of Friends, also called Friends Church, byname Quakers, Christian group that arose in midth-century England, dedicated to living in accordance with the “ Inward Light,” or direct inward apprehension of God, without creeds, clergy, or other ecclesiastical forms.

As most powerfully expressed by George Fox (–91), Friends felt that their “experimental” discovery of God. The Quaker belief that the Inward Light shines on each person is based in part on a passage from the New Testament, namely Johnwhich says, "That was the true light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world."Early Friends took this verse as one of their mottos and often referred to themselves as "Children of the Light".

The book is refreshing in its clear statements about Quaker beliefs, along with the acknowledgment that Quakers do not hold to dogmas or creeds. The blending of description, quotes from various Quakers, and summarizing statements helps the reader get a clear picture of Quaker faith. Quakers refused to pay church tithes or swear oaths when in court, usually citing the book of Matthew They refused to use the pagan derived names for days and months, numbering them instead.Get this from a library!

A defence of the Christian doctrines of the Society of Friends; being a reply to the charge of denying the three that bear record in heaven, the divinity and atonement of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and the authenticity and divine authority of the Holy Scriptures, recently revived against the early Quakers.The Religious Society of Friends is a religious movement whose members are known as Friends or Quakers.

The roots of this movement are with some 17th century Christian English dissenters, but today the movement has branched out into many independent organizations, called Yearly Meetings, which, while sharing the same historical origins, have a variety of names, beliefs and practices.