A faithful narrative of God's gracious dealings with Hiel, selected, Engl. by F. Okely

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Página 53 - we are more than conquerors, through *' him that loved us. For I am perfuaded, *e that neither death, nor life, nor angels, " nor principalities, nor powers, nor things *' prefent, nor things to come, nor height, " nor depth, nor any other creature, mafl " be able to feparate us from the love of " God, which is in Chrift Jefus our Lord.
Página xiii - ... living knowledge, the knowledge which is life ; and this hath had the true virtue in it, which my soul hath rejoiced in, in the presence of the Lord. I have met with the seed's Father, and in the seed I have felt Him my Father ; there I have read His nature, His love, His compassions, His tenderness, which have melted, overcome and changed my heart before Him. I have met with the seed's faith, which hath done and doth that which the faith of man can never do. I have met with the true birth, with...
Página xiii - I have met with my God, I have met with my Saviour, and He hath not been present with me without His salvation, but I have felt the healings drop upon my soul from under His wings.
Página 133 - Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea ! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
Página vi - ... of man, to a God, not as historically read of in books, or preached of in this, or that society, but to a God essentially living and working in every soul, him he might call a man of God ; as leading him from himself to God, as saving him from many vain wanderings, from fruitless...
Página xiii - And what I met with outwardly from my own dear father, from my kindred, from my servants, from the people and powers of the world, for no other cause but fearing my God, worshipping him as he hath required of me, and bowing to his Seed, which is his Son, who is to be worshipped by men and angels for evermore, the Lord my God knoweth...
Página xxiii - To sum up all in a Word: Nothing hath separated us from God but our own Will, or rather our own Will is our Separation from God. All the Disorder, and Corruption, and Malady of our Nature, lies in a certain Fixedness of our own Will, Imagination, and Desire, wherein we live to ourselves, are our own Centre and Circumference, act wholly from ourselves, according to our own Will, Imagination, and Desires.
Página xii - After a long time I was invited to hear one of them (as I had been often, they in tender love pitying me, and feeling my want of that which they possessed) ; and there was an answer in my heart, and I went...
Página xi - ... for this both the Scripture and the Spirit of God in me gave testimony unto ; and what we then met with, and what leadings and help we then felt, there is a remembrance and testimony in my heart to this day. But there was somewhat wanting, and we mistook our way : for, whereas we should have pressed forward into the spirit and power, we ran too much outward into the letter and form : and though the Lord in many things helped us, yet therein he was against us, and brought darkness, confusion,...
Página vii - Merchant did, you sell all that you have, and buy it. Now Self is all that you have, it is your sole Possession ; you have no Goods of your own, nothing is yours but this Self. The Riches of Self are your own Riches ; but all this Self is to be parted with before the Pearl is yours. Think of a lower Price, or be unwilling to give thus much for it, plead in your Excuse, that you keep the Commandments, and then you are that very rich young Man in the Gospel, who went away sorrowful from our Lord, when...

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