Memoirs of the Life of Catherine Phillips: To which are Added Some of Her Epistles

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J. Phillips and son, 1797 - 382 من الصفحات
The memoirs of the life of Catherine Phillips (1727-1794) describe her personal, spiritual and travel experiences over a period of 70 years. They include her Methodist childhood, boarding school education, closeness to her father, and the religious devotion and affection of her mother towards her children. Age 22 she entered the ministry, preaching in Wales, Ireland and Scotland. In 1753 she travelled to Friends' communities throughout America. During her journeys she experiences health problems and travel dangers. Her writings include discussions on the evils of alcoholism, the moral dilemma of Friends who keep slaves, accepted standards of behaviour in the ministry between single men and single women, and gender equality in the community and ministry of Friends.
 

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الصفحة 43 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
الصفحة 374 - But now" (the vail .which was upon the heart being taken away, and the Spirit of the Lord having taken up his dwelling in it, ver. 16, 17.)" we all with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image, from glory to glory, even by the Spirit of the Lord.
الصفحة 265 - Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
الصفحة 278 - ... for the edifying of the body of Chrift ; till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the mcafurc of the ftaturc of the fulnefs of Chrift...
الصفحة 345 - So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous : verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
الصفحة 346 - Amen. THE grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowfhip of the Holy Ghoft be with us all evermore.
الصفحة 349 - Holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers
الصفحة 43 - Who hath woe, who hath forrow, who hath contentions, who hath babblings, who hath wounds without caufe, who hath rednefs of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine, they that go to feek mixed wine.
الصفحة 278 - From whom the whole body fitly joined together, and compacted by that which every joint fupplieth, according to the effectual working in the meafure of every part, maketh increafe of the body, unto the edifying of itfelf in love.Tbe Gofpel.

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