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FRIENDS' LIB R A R Y:
JOURNALS, DOCTRINAL TREATISES, AND OTHER WRITINGS
MEMBERS OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.
EDITED BY WILLIAM EVANS AND THOMAS EVANS.
LIFE OF DEBORAH BELL-LIFE OF WILLIAM PENN,--LIFE OF JOHN GRIFFITH.
MEMOIR OF JOHN CAMM AND JOHN AUDLAND.
PRINTED BY JOSEPH RAKESTRAW,
FOR THE EDITORS.
INDEX TO VOL. V.
bours on this service, 404 to 416; religious
visit to America, 419 to 436; returns home,
vice to parents and children, 440 to 445;
On the necessity and nature of the new
birth, 445 to 450; Remarks respecting true
worship, 450; On true and false ministry,
456 to 460; On church discipline, 460.
Loe, Thomas, his ministry helpful to William
Penn, 25, 27; his last expressions to W. P.,
and glory, 15, 26, 30, 36, 48, 51, 53, 58, 89,
212, 215, 233, 261 to 270, 289.
Ministry, qualifications of that owned by Friends,
239, 275, 456 to 460.
age, 24; religious impressions-sent away
from his father's house-goes to France-
the university at Saumur-further account
of his religious exercises, 26; enters a stu-
dent of law at Lincoln's Inn-goes to live in
Ireland-joins Friends and is arrested at a
ther's house-coines forth as a minister-
letter to a young acquaintance, 29; appears
as an author in a work called “ Truth exalt.
ed,” 30; dispute with T. Vincent, 33; im-
prisonment for writing the Sandy foundation,
appears in the ministry, 335; first religious 36; goes again to Ireland, 37; letter to the
writes his Tract called The great case of
letters to the Princess Elizabeth, 83, 113; remarkable Address to Friends, 247; letter to
fined to the rules of the Fleet prison, 321;
Friends, 30, 31, 206.
Rewards and punishments, 31, 53, 291.
, Trinity, Holy Scripture, or Three that bear record
in heaven, owned by the Society of Friends,
30, 31, 34, 35, 49, 215, 281, 290.
A SHORT JOURNAL
LABOURS AND TRAVELS
IN THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY, OF THAT FAITHFUL SERVANT OF CHRIST,
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy. Acts ii. 17.
Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased. Dan. xii. 4.
to and in an humble dependence on Him who is a father, and more than a father to the fa.
therless, whereby she gradually witnessed, The author of the following short journal, under his renewed and continued visitations, a was daughter of John and Deborah Wynn, of growth in the work of regeneration; and earBradford, in Yorkshire. Her father, when a nestly desiring, that in all things she might be soldier under Oliver Cromwell, being con- perfectly resigned to answer the Divine requirvinced of the ushering in of a dispensation ings; after many deep baptisms and refinings, which abolished the use of carnal weapons about the nineteenth year of her age a dispenfor the destruction of men, laid down his arms sation of the Gospel was committed to her; and was discharged.
for the publishing whereof she became emi. He was soon after called into another war- nently qualified, and in a short time gave proofs fare, and in those times of hot persecution, of a truly evangelical minister. Her appear. fought with undaunted courage and holy zeal ance in the work was with awfulness; her testiunder the banner of the Lamb. He became mony to the unrighteous was as fire amongst an able minister of the everlasting Gospel of stubble; but to the humble, afflicted travellers peace and purity, and travelled much, with towards Sion, it ran in a free stream of encourgood success, for the promotion thereof.
agement and Divine consolation. For this daughter, the only child left of She was sometimes led, clearly and with seven, his care was great, to watch over and great authority, to speak of a day of trial restrain her from evil, and to inform her, so which would come upon this nation, wherein far as her infant years were susceptible, in their sandy foundation would be shaken, and things relating to religion and a future state; their polluted rest broken, and a decision made wisely guarding against suffering the affection between the nominal professors of religion and ate part to indulge her in any thing of a ten- those who were in the life and practice thereof. dency to her own hurt, or which would bring Her conversation in the world corresponded a reproach on the testimony given him to bear with this high calling; in her family she kept to others.
a tender and watchful eye over those under These early endeavours, through the divine her notice. She was quick in discerning and blessing, made deep and lasting impressions prudent in admonishing ; some reaped the on her mind; and although when very young advantage thereof, who still retain it in rememshe was deprived of the help of so worthy a pa. brance. rent, he being removed by death when she was For further information concerning this wornot quite eleven years old; yet she kept near thy deceased Friend, the reader is referred to VOL. V.-No. 1.