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A general epistle to the people of God, in scorn called Quakres, in England, and elsewhere

Ambrose Rigge

A general epistle to the people of God, in scorn called Quakres, in England, and elsewhere

by Ambrose Rigge

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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers -- England -- Early works to 1800,
  • Christian literature -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1875:1
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15422448M

    A brief relation of some part of the sufferings of the true Christians, the people of God, in scorn called Quakers, in Ireland, for these last eleaven years, viz, from until with an occasional treatise of their principles and practices briefly stated, whereby the innocency of their cause, for which they so suffer, is not only plainly. George Fox (July – 23 January (O.S January )) was an English Dissenter, who was a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers or son of a Leicestershire weaver, he lived in times of social upheaval and rebelled against the religious and political authorities by proposing an unusual, uncompromising approach to the Christian faith.

      The official designation of an Anglo-American religious sect originally styling themselves "Children of Truth" and "Children of Light", but "in scorn by the world called Quakers". The founder of the sect, George Fox, son of a well-to-do weaver, was born at Fenny Drayton in Leicestershire, England. Meeting for Worship, 17 th Century. Entering into this form of worship. “ the first that enters into the place of your meeting, be not careless, nor wander up and down either in body or mind, but innocently sit down in some place and turn in thy mind to the Light, and wait upon God simply, as if none were present but the Lord, and here thou art strong.

      The Quakers suffered several persecutions under Charles II; not upon a religious account, but for refusing to pay the tithes, for "theeing" and "thouing" the magistrates, and for refusing to take the oaths enacted by the laws. At length Robert Barclay, a native of Scotland, presented to the king, in , his "Apology for the Quakers"; a work as well drawn up as the subject could possibly admit.   Yet this was the man denounced as an "Atheist," and held up to scorn as enemy of God and man, because he held that others had a right to disagree with him and yet enjoy the honors of citizenship. No wonder he wrote his confession of faith in the word: "I have sworn upon the Altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the.


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[Ambrose Rigge] -- 8 p. Signed at end: Ambrose Rigge. Caption title. Place of publication from Wing; date of publication from end of text. Reproduction of the original at the Bevan-Naish Collection, Woodbrooke. A general epistle to the people of God, in scorn called Quakres, in England, and elsewhere.

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Ambrose Rigge. The People of God, in Scorn Called Quakers, Their Love to All Mankind Asserted, (ESR, from Works, vol. 5) And elsewhere book Above Profession, (ESR, from Works, vol.

5) The Priests and Professors Catechism. An epistle of farewell to the people of God called Quakers where ever scattered or gathered in England, Ireland, Scotland, Holland, Germany, or in any other parts of Europe. ([London]: Printed and sold by T. Sowle), by William Penn (HTML at EEBO TCP). “ Whereas Nicholas Upsall of Boston did formerly bequeath unto us, the people of God, in scorn called Quakers, a chamber and furniture in Boston; but not having received the benefit of it, we do now give power and order our friends Edward Shippen and Edward Wanton to agree and sell the aforesaid privileges and right in the same for such sum.

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The Light on the Candlestick, serving for Illustration of the principal matters in the Book called, The Mysteries of the Kingdom of God, &c. [Pg 11] against Galenus Abrahamson and his Assenters, treated of, and written by W. Ames. And this name stood in capital letters underneath, in such a manner as the name of an author is usually placed upon.

An epistle of farewell to the people of God called Quakers: where ever scattered or gathered in England, Ireland, Scotland, Holland, Germany, or in any other parts of Europe. by: Penn, William, Published: (). A general epistle to all Friends. by: Fox, which we the people of God, called Quakers, never yet received an answer to.

by: Fox, and the true prophets from the false. Given forth by those whom the world in scorn calls Quakers, By G. by: Fox, George, Robert Barclay (23 December – 3 October ) was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay.

He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the s, although he himself never resided in the colony. Robert Barclay 2nd List of colonial governors of New Jersey In.

Fox, "Principles of the Quakers" Full title: "Some Principles of the Elect People of God Who in Scorn are called Quakers, For all People throughout all Christendome to Read over, and thereby their own States to Consider." By George Fox, the 17th century English principal founder.

Letters from the Elders Gathered at Balby,   So Samuel called unto the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day, and all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

And all the people said unto Samuel, Pray for thy servants unto the Lord thy God that we die not, for we have added unto our sins this evil, to ask a king.

These portions of scripture are direct and positive. Nicholas Upsall (c. – 20 August ) was an early Puritan immigrant to the American Colonies, among the first Freemen in colonial America. He was a trusted public servant who after 26 years as a Puritan, befriended persecuted Quakers and shortly afterwards joined the movement.

He was banished from Massachusetts at 60 years of age and helped to found the first Monthly Meeting of. The people of Moab trembled in the face of God’s chosen people (Exodus /Acts ). Those who disobey the Lord will shake like a leaf and lose all their power (2 Samuel ).

Therefore no-one should criticise those who quake in the power of the Lord. A Christian salutation and greeting unto all the true Christian people of God (often in scorn called Quakers) who are the true church of Christ, the first-born in England, in this latter age and generation / from a Friend, brother and companion with all the saints and children of light, in their sufferings and tribulations, and also a partaker."A Letter Of Love To The Young Convinced, Of That Blessed Everlasting Way Of Truth And Righteousness, Now Testified Unto By The People Of The Lord Call'd Quakers, Of What Sex, Age, And Rank Soever; In The Nations Of England, Ireland, And Scotland, With The Isles Abroad; But More Particularly To Those Of That Great City Of London, Spiritual.InThomas Holme and Abraham Fuller of Ireland published " A Brief Eelation of some part of the Sufferings of the True Christians, the People of God (called in scorn Quakers) in Ireland for these last 11 years, viz.

from until Collected by T. H. and A. F.".