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Monthly Archives: June 2013

The One Cornerstone of Belief…

Posted on by David Madden

“The one cornerstone of belief upon which the Society of Friends is built is the conviction that God does indeed communicate with each one of the spirits He has made, in a direct and living inbreathing of some measure of … Continue reading

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How many Quakers does it take to Change a Lightbulb?

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How many Quakers does it take to change a lightbulb? That depends. If the lightbulb is in the meetinghouse, then it takes the whole meeting, and 3-9 months. First, property committee has to notify clerk that a lightbulb is burned … Continue reading

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Gospel Order

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“…gospel order is, first and foremost, life lived in God’s transforming, guiding, and sustaining power. As long as we are trying to get ourselves or others to live up to an external code of behavior as the highest expression of … Continue reading

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For Conscience Sake towards God

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“But at the first convincement, when Friends could not put off their hats to people nor say ‘you’ to a particular, but ‘thee’ and ‘thou’; and could not bow nor use the world’s salutations, nor fashions, nor customs, many Friends, … Continue reading

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