Quaker Testimonies on the Plain Language Witness
Quaker Spirituality and the Use of Plain Speech
Elizabeth Gurney Fry, Quaker humanitarian (1780-1845)
I used to think and do now how little dress matters. But I find it almost impossible to keep to the principles of Friends without altering my dress and speech. . . . They appear to me a sort of protector to the principles of Christianity in the present state of the world.
FRIENDS, Every one of you having a Light from the Son of God, wait in it, that ye may come to receive the Son of God, from whence it comes; and receive Power from him to become the Sons of God, and have Faith in him . . . which Faith gives the Victory over the World: It is by Faith our Hearts are purified. So, dwell in the Light, which casts out all Jangling Spirits; in which ye may have Unity one with another, and with Christ, from whence the Light comes, and with the Father, whom he is ...
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