Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
This essay is about the final stage in the process of redemption: when we have observed and embodied the demands of the Law; when we have heeded faithfully the requirements of conscience; when we have watched and waited expectantly, and yet have come up empty, and not known…Continue
The following excerpt is from the 10th month post at Abiding Quaker .
Of the 21 chapters in John’s Gospel, chapter 11 has been for decades the least interesting to me. It was its scattered quality that put me off: too many characters, most of them contributing only snippets; vignettes…Continue
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The following excerpt is from a new post titled "A Colony of Heaven" which can be found at…Continue
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The following excerpt is from an essay titled "The Best Gift of Life." The full essay can be found at Abiding Quaker.
For more than half a century, clear-sighted Friends have been pointing to signs of spiritual distress in our Society. Many of them have been scholars, who have…Continue
The following paragraph is an excerpt from a new essay of mine at…Continue
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The following paragraph is an excerpt from a new post titled "Opening the…Continue
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The following is an excerpt from a new post at Abiding Quaker , titled "His Seed Remaineth."…Continue
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And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? Of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? Of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast…Continue
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The following paragraph is an excerpt from the essay that can be found at Abiding Quaker .
As with so many incidents that take place in Scripture, this story tells us something of ourselves, and in this story, we are being taught something about what is expected of us as…Continue
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The following is an excerpt from an essay, "The New Way," which can be found at https://patradallmann.wordpress.com/. The essay is based upon ministry given in a Philadelphia meeting on 11/5/17.
There is a story about Jesus that takes place after he’d been ministering for a while. He was at home, visiting with…Continue
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The following excerpt is from the essay "Moses and the Burning Bush," which can be found at https://patradallmann.wordpress.com/ The essay is based upon ministry given on 12/31/17 at Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
To Moses, who saw his limitation and confessed his need for…Continue
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[The following is based upon vocal ministry given at Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 1 Tenth month 2017.]
In his Journal George Fox spoke of three kinds of dreams:
For there were…Continue
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The fellowship of the cross of Christ…is not of man, nor by man; for it is in the everlasting power of God; therefore, no longer do you keep in fellowship, but as you keep in the cross of Christ (Works, 8:67).
“Restoring the Church of the Cross" is the title of the eighth lecture in the series Rediscovering the Teaching of George Fox given by Lewis…Continue
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But in those days, after that distress, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give her light; the stars will come falling from the sky, the celestial powers will be shaken. Then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory, and he will send out the angels…Continue
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Here's an excerpt from an essay titled "That They All May Be One," which can be found on my website Abiding Quaker . Please visit my site and read the essay. The excerpt follows:
The Quaker movement began with the discovery that God is with us, that we can hear and obey the will of our Creator, a will that…Continue
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First, they must be made alive by Christ, [who] is alive and liveth forevermore … and quickened by him, before they…can be ministers of the spirit, [and] be able to receive heavenly and spiritual things….So, all must be called by Christ…out of the world…and receive his power, spirit and grace and truth and faith [before] they can preach Christ…. They must see him and know him and hear his voice, and have spiritual things from him …and they must all receive their gifts from…
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The following is an excerpt from a new post titled "The Cross in Quaker Faith," which can be found on Abiding Quaker. .
On the other hand, what if the cross is set aside as irrelevant and given no place within present-day Liberal Quaker faith and practice? Dismissing this reference point of the cross (and…Continue
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