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A Journal of the Life, Travels, Religious Exercises and Labours in the Work of the Ministry of Joshua Evans, Late of Newton Township, Gloucester Cou (Paperback) Loot Price: R393
Discovery Miles 3 930
A Journal of the Life, Travels, Religious Exercises and Labours in the Work of the Ministry of Joshua Evans, Late of Newton...

A Journal of the Life, Travels, Religious Exercises and Labours in the Work of the Ministry of Joshua Evans, Late of Newton Township, Gloucester Cou (Paperback)

Joshua Evans

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...were turning back to their old ways, like the sow that was washed, to her wallowing in the mire. 23rd. I visited a few families in the city, and had some close conversation with a formalist, whose eyes, I thought, were blinded by the god of this world. I told him, in substance, nearly on this wise: That it grieved me to think, while a remnant were trying to prevail with young people and others to come into the practice of more plainness and true moderation, consistent with the simplicity of our profession, --those in high stations, for worldly interest, should be keeping and holding up articles for sale, as a temptation for others to branch out in purchasing, to deck themselves with superfluities, &c. In about three days after this, I reached my own habitation again, after a journey of nearly eight months; in which time, I had travelled about four thousand miles; and now on my return, have cause to praise and magnify the Lord, who, in a marvellous manner, hath prepared my way, and carried me through. He now vouchsafes the sense of a reward which is sufficient for all my trials and labours, --that of finding my wife and near connexions alive, and in pretty good health; which is esteemed by me an additional cause of humble thanksgiving. The 5th of the 12th month, 179.5, at our select Quarterly meeting, my mind was closely exercised concerning superfluities that appear: and particularly I had to mention large looking glasses, --whether having them in Friends' houses, was not one means of keeping pride alive in the hearts of those who spend time in standing before them to view their dress, and to have all appear delicate and nice? And whether such scrupulous nicety in decking the body, does not add to the soul's unfitness for approaching the

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Joshua Evans
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-25207-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-25207-3
Barcode: 9781150252075

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